Intern Brittanye Messerly

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By Rosalee Walker, SHS Staff Writer
Brittanye Messerly

Springville High’s Brittanye Messerly is currently interning at Cedar Fort Publishing.  Her duties include reading manuscripts and deciding if it should be published or not.  She says that she is still interested in this line of work.

“Publishing is a very fast paced, communicational heavy and hardworking business. There are a lot of rules to follow and decisions to make,” said Messerly.

Messerly said that she would recommend the internship program to other students.

“It’s really interesting to see a job you might want to do in action; you get a taste of the real occupational world,” said Messerly.

Overall, she says that if you love reading, editing, and improving other’s writing that you should definitively shoot for this line of work. 

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu

New Intersection to affect Graduation

Continuous Flow Intersection at University Parkway

The intersection at the UVU entrance has been re-designed, and will open just in time to affect the commute of those attending our high school graduations and practices held there. This new intersection type is the first of its kind in Utah County. UDOT has provided some helpful preview information in the Continuous Flow Intersection document provided by UDOT. There is also a video and other details found on their website

We encourage anyone that will be attending graduation at UVU, to review the provided information so that you can "See it before you drive it."

SHS student interns at Royal Engineering

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By Haylee Tischner, SHS Staff Writer
Dustin Brinton

Dustin Brinton is a senior at Springville High school and is currently interning at Royal Engineering. While interning, Brinton has to draft and help design projects, complete additional work so that projects get out the door and meet deadlines. After interning for a semester, he’s still interested in engineering.

“I get to go to lunch with my mom every day,” Brinton tells of a cool experience.

Brinton is interested in this because it gives him an opportunity to work with his hands and see what he is accomplishing.

“I get to design the project then go and build it,” said Brinton.

Brinton recommends this area of work to other students.  It has been beneficial to him because he has learned a lot about drafting and auto CAD (computer aided drafting).

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Work-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801)-489-2870, or at robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

Hannah Nelson, Microbiology Wiz

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By Jacob Malone, SHS Staff Writer
Hannah

Hannah Nelson is a senior at Springville High school working an internship at Brigham Young University.  Hannah wants to major in microbiology and is in charge of her own research. Nelson plans out her own projects herself; she is also in charge of carrying them out and getting her supplies.  Nelson has a lot to do, and she enjoys her work.

“I want to work on bacterial diseases; I want to be able to help humanity by developing vaccines and curing diseases,” said Nelson.

Once, while Nelson was at work, the power went out so they had to plug the freezers into the emergency lights to prevent the bacteria from growing. 

Nelson said, “It really puts me ahead in my field of study. I would recommend that other students try their career out before college.”

After high school graduation, Nelson wants to attend Brigham Young University and major in microbiology.

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

SHS Senior is a Nursing Intern

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By Peter Scott, SHS Staff Writer
McKenzie Graham

McKenzie Graham is only a senior, but she’s working on her career and getting a head start. She works and internship at Art City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

It’s so interesting,” said, Graham, “You get to learn a lot and you get to help people every day.”

Graham’s primary focus at work includes CNA duties and she assists the nurses in their various tasks. Her work is never routine and she learns new skills every day.  She observes the nurses working and they help explain what she needs to do as a future nurse. When she finishes her internship and majors in nursing after graduation, she’ll be one amazing nurse.

After graduation, Graham would like to attend Dixie State College and major in nursing.

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

SHS student ready to face the future

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By Peter Scott, SHS Staff Writer
Natalie Shaw

Natalie Shaw is a junior at Springville High school. She has great ambitions for the future and is already working on her career. She is working an internship in psychology at Springville Jr. High.

When asked why she was interested in this line of work, she replied, “I want to be able to help people and kids that go through trauma. I want kids to believe there is always someone there for them.”

During her internship, she travels to the Jr. High and helps teachers teach their students and helps the students with their projects. Shaw enjoys her work even though it’s very stressful. She loves getting to know the students and learning more about them.

In the future, Shaw plans on attending Southern Utah University and majoring in Psychology.

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

Tooth Trainee

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By Whitney Richmond, SHS Staff Writer

Senior Ana Chavez has taken a bold interest in becoming a dental hygienist by studying this field through an internship available at Springville High. She interns at Art City Dental training with professionals and helping with dental tools during procedures.  In addition, she helps keep the rooms sanitary. She loves this internship because it gives her the opportunity to actually work and learn at the same time.

“I believe that this internship is what I was looking for,” said Chavez.

The awesome dental assistants in the office friended Chavez and helped teach her how to be unique at work. Chavez knows how much this will help her with her future ambitions, now she’s aware of the procedures in a dental office. Chavez plans to attend the University of Utah and further her knowledge to become a dental hygienist.

Chavez definitely suggests taking an internship yourself, “It helped me a lot because I needed hands on work.  I will definitely recommend it, students need to know about this because it would help them a lot,” said Chavez.

Follow her example and sign up for an internship.  If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870 or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

Senior Interns at Springville Jr. High

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By Whitney Richmond, SHS Staff Writer
Sarah Tomco

Sarah Tomco is currently interning at Springville Jr. High as a teacher’s aide. She contributes to her classes by helping students with their assignments, running errands for the teachers, and adding to the class discussions. Sometimes, she gets to plan and teach the entire lesson.

Tomco shared some of the reasons why she loves this internship, “I have always loved literature and I have always loved teaching. I love helping students understand something they struggle with,” said Tomco.

She expressed her interest in this line of work by revealing her passion for English, even though over time it may fade. Her opinion on teaching is very strong, “My passion for teaching will never fade. Sharing my knowledge and teaching students to question everything and seek for truth will never lose its value,” said Tomco.

This internship has provided her with fun, hands on experiences in the classroom. She was able to prepare and present a lesson based around “the balcony scene” in Romeo and Juliet.

Tomco said, “I had so much fun planning the lesson and talking to the kids. I think they sensed my enthusiasm and confidence which, in turn, increased their enthusiasm.”

Tomco wishes to further her education and study English at Brigham Young University.

The internship proved to be very beneficial to Tomco, she said, “I would definitely recommend it. I have gained confidence in my abilities and learned how to work and be an employee in a low-stakes setting. It’s a fantastic opportunity.”

So take Tomco’s word and sign up for an internship at Springville High.  If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870 or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

Teacher in the Making

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By Justin Coplen, SHS Staff Writer
Katie Anderson

Katie Anderson volunteers at Spanish Oak Elementary in Spanish Fork, Utah. Anderson preforms a wide variety of tasks pertaining to teaching and works with the 2nd and 4th grades. Some of those duties include:  Grading Tests, reading to the students, correcting papers students have written, making worksheets, running copies, and timing students on reading to check their fluency.

“I have always been interested in being an elementary school teacher ever since I was little. I love being around little kids, playing with them, and teaching them new things. Being at my internship this term and at a different one last year for two terms, has made me want to be a teacher even more. I’ve learned a lot about how fun the career can be,” said Anderson.

Anderson is very interested in this line of work for the future and has really enjoyed her internship.  She hopes to do something similar with her life. She recommends an internship for those who want the experience to know what to expect in the teaching profession

After high school graduation, Anderson plans on attending Southern Utah University and majoring in Elementary Education.

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-based Learning Coordinator, Springville High, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

Springville student works at Mapleton Jr. High

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by Aaron Brown, SHS Staff Writer
Madison McMullin

Madison McMullin is currently working as a helper at Mapleton Jr. High. Some of her duties include helping students participate in their different activities.

“I am able to help the students learn new things with hands on activities,” said McMullin.

“I really enjoy working with special needs students, and I want to keep doing this for many years. I have enjoyed working with the students, and I have learned a lot about the job. I just love getting to know the studentsmore,” said McMullin.

McMullin thinks everyone should work an internship because it’s helpful and you can learn many skills.

After high school graduation, McMullin plans on attending Dixie State College to major in Special Education.

If you’re interested in the internship program, please contact Mrs. Robyn Dunn, Worked-Based Learning Coordinator, Springville High School, (801) 489-2870, or robyn.dunn@nebo.edu.

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