Some lucky teachers and their classrooms will receive prizes from the Utah Jazz. Teachers who enrolled in the "More Jazz '98" workshop and the "Jazz 'n' Geography" program co-sponsored by Deseret News Newspaper in Education and the Utah Jazz were eligible. The following prizes were awarded in a drawing during halftime of the Utah Jazz game at the Delta Center March 24:Grand prize (classroom visit by a Jazz player and the Bear): Tanya Johnson, Brookwood Elementary.
First prize (Bear appearance to classroom): Christie Webb, West Jordan Elementary.
Second prize (tickets to a Jazz game): Peggy Crandall, Cherry Hill Elementary; Eva Ann Jacobs, Oquirrh Hills Middle School.
Third prize (Jazz T-shirts): Diane Stock, Hillside Elementary; Karen Baxter, Pleasant Green Elementary; April Moore, Oquirrh Hills Middle School.
Fourth prize (Jazz trading cards): Wendy Karren, Ashley Elementary; Melanie Herrera, Harris Elementary; Christine Layton, Lakeview Elementary; Karen Snoy, Mountain View Elementary (Layton); Dina McCandless, Red Rock Elementary; Nancy Taylor, Stansbury Elementary (WVC), Suzanne Nielsen, Bennion Jr. High; Roger Burt, Highland High; Delene Riggins, West Hills Middle School; Kathy Payne, Family Preservation Institute; Maureen Russill, First Step; Shane Rowley, Grandview Elementary.
Fifth prize ("Home Court" magazines): Verla Sperry, Altara Elementary; PTA, Bates Elementary; Pat Jones, Bella Vista Elementary; Mary Lou Damjanovich, Bella Vista Elementary; Laurie Banks, Bridger Elementary; Tanya Johnson, Brookwood Elementary; Marcia Mitton, Canyon View Elementary; Sherrie Robertson, Cottonwood Elementary (SLC); Janean Butterfield, Crescent Elementary; Mary Simpson, Eastwood Elementary; Val Bleazard, Grandview Elementary; Mrs. Jensen, Green Acres Elementary; Alyse Chidester, Harris Elementary; Crystal Luke, Harris Elementary; Jan Richardson, Harris Elementary; Jackie Lambert, Holladay Elementary; Jennae Fallows, Indian Hills Elementary; Marilyn Woodside, Jackson Elementary; Christina Bridges, Meadowlark Elementary; Lynne Gabrielsson, Parkside Elementary; Tony Cook, William Penn Elem; Judy Heintz, William Penn Elementary; William Graham, Pleasant Green Elementary; Stephanie Hamilton, Pleasant Green Elementary; Susan Weichers, Redwood Elementary; Darlene Bennett, South Kearns Elementary; Tara Fredley, South Kearns Elementary; Diana Rollins, Sunset Elementary; Linda Flynn, Syracuse Elementary; Brenda Jensen, Upland Terrace Elementary; Holly Hansen, Washington Elementary (Bountiful); Cindy Crump, West Jordan Elementary; Lucinda Preece, West Jordan Elementary; William Swisher, Westbrook Elementary; Heather Robbins, Whitesides Elementary; Benita Jackson, Wilson Elementary; Scott Crump, Bingham High; Barbara Frazier, Cottonwood High; Judith Liapis, Cottonwood High; Mrs. Schlegel, Hillside Middle School; Ann Wirth, Kearns Jr. High; Mrs. Hutchings, Mountain Ridge Jr. High; Julie Allred, Skyline High; Annette West, Spring Creek Middle School; Kathy Anderson, Vernal Middle School; Paulette Goodwin, Vernal Middle School; James Johnson, West Jordan High; Maureen Russill, First Step; Gayleen Smith, Helquist Academy; Needra Nanayakkara, Montessori School, Salt Lake.