A Weber School District elementary teacher Monday was presented the Liberty Bell Award at the Law Day luncheon in Salt Lake City.Gloria Skanchy teaches kindergarten at Roosevelt School, Ogden, and is Weber's social studies teacher-leader.
Skanchy was honored by the Young Lawyers Section of the Utah Bar as the non-lawyer who has contributed most to law-related and citizenship education.
Bonneville High School, Weber District, was presented an award for the high school with the best law-related education program in the state.
Carl Boyington is principal at Bonneville, which has four law-related education courses.
Mock trial competition winners are Olympus High School, Granite District, and Clayton Intermediate School, Salt Lake District. Clark Bartley is the teacher sponsor at Olympus and Tom Karrenberg, attorney coach. Nancy Zimmerman is the teacher sponsor and Mark Gaylord, attorney coach, at Clayton.