Jane Beckwith, who teaches honors English, journalism and photography at Delta High School, is the 1991 winner of the $5,000 Richard D. Bass recognition.

She was honored during the fifth Snowbird Institute for the Arts and Humanities awards event recently. Besides teaching in the classroom, Beckwith also supervises the library and computer lab at Delta High. She is dedicated to giving students in her small, rural school the same cultural and academic experiences available in urban areas.The six finalists in the Bass competition were Rebecca Gardner, Mountain View High School; George W. Henry Jr., Highland High; Carol Kranes, Rowland Hall/St. Mark's; Cheryl P. Lewis, Orem High; Marjorie Ann McClure, Brighton High; and D. Carl Sundell, Hunter High School.