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Congratulations to our debate team for maintaining the state championship title for the fourth straight year and regional title for the fifth straight year.
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Student Recognition

Student Accomplishments and Recognition


We are so proud of the accomplishments made by our Summit Academy High School students!  Listed below are just some of our student achievements:



  • Our students score in the top 2.5% on the PSAT/NMSQT among all Hispanic and Latino test-takers in region. As a result, student Esther Santos is invited to participate in the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP).
  • Debate team wins State Championship for fourth consecutive year and Regional Championship for fifth consecutive year.
  • Cheer squad wins 3A region and state championship
  • Andrew Simonson receives 3A Academic All-State in Wrestling
  • Gerritt Vander Linden receives 3A Academic All-State in Basketball
  • Jesse Hooper signs letter of intent to play football for University of Wyoming on a full-ride scholarship
  • Eleven SAHS students make 3A Football All-State Teams
  • Micah Gustafson is the first McDonald's All American Nominee for SAHS (girls basketball)
  • Jesse Hooper receives 3A Academic All-State in Football
  • Aurianna Luker wins the Larry Lott Acting Award
  • Aaron Bailey named top performer of week 3 for 3A Football


  • Kiera Glodowski and Alex Perkins receive Academic All-State in Softball
  • Chelsey Drury signs letter of intent to play basketball for Central Wyoming College.
  • Tryston Peery and Isaac Hamilton sign letter of intent to play football for Rocky Mountain College (Tryston) and Dixie State University (Isaac).
  • Debate team wins both Region 16 and State Championship for 2A division.
  • Bryan Williams and Walker Eads receive Academic All-State awards for Cross Country and were Semi-Finalists for Sterling Scholar in their categories.
  • Emily Addison was runner-up for Sterling Scholar in Skilled Science.
  • Football team wins Region.
  • Cheer squad takes 2nd in state championship.
  • Ryann Timm wins MaxPreps/NSCAA girls soccer player of the week.
  • Students reached their goal of raising $9000 to help build a school for deaf and hearing impaired children in the Dominican Republic through Project Andy for the annual Bears Give Back fundraiser




  • Antonio Vazquez scores in the top 5% in the country on the PSAT.
  • Chandler Thomas Brown receives Academic All-State in Golf.
  • Jaeme Lyn Thomae receives Academic All-State in Tennis.
  • Debate team wins both Region 16 and State Championship for 2A division.
  • Boys Basketball team win first 2A state championship.
  • Girls Basketball team takes 3rd in 2A state championship.
  • Cheer squad takes 3rd in state championship.
  • During the Bears Give Back fundraiser, students raised $7,705 for the Hser Ner Moo immigrant and refugee community center to help purchase updated educational supplies and equipment.




  • Zach Scott awarded basketball scholarship to Westminster College.
  • Alexa Bertagnolli wins Sterling Scholar State runner-up in Science.
  • Shenae Anderson is accepted into Juilliard School of Music.
  • Jason Crandall awarded full scholarship to Westminster College.
  • Carter Pruetz awarded National Merit Scholar finalist.
  • Spencer Fox and Josh Augenstein win 1st place in duo scene at State Drama Competition.
  • Hagan Hines awarded football scholarship to Dakota State University.
  • Morgan VanderVeen and Keith Barney take 1st in State for Public Forum Debate.
  • Varsity Football team takes 2nd in State Championship tournament.
  • Caitlin Sullivan placed 4th in Monologues at the Utah Shakespeare Competition.
  • Morgan VanderVeen receives full scholarship in Debate to the University of Utah.
  • Elsja Mecham awarded State Champion in the 100m and 300m hurdles and sets state record in the 300m hurdle.
  • Celesta Nielsen’s short story, “Seeing”, awarded honorable mention in Utah Valley University’s 2015 High School Writing Contest.
  • Debate takes 1st place at the state tournament.
  • Frances Floresca wins Sterling Scholar Award for Vocal Performance
  • Carolina Costa, Gavin Rindlisbacher and Olivia Wallgren participate in All-State Choir.
  • Kaleb Lucero, Zach Zhang, Elijah Fischer, Francis Floresca and Olivia Wallgren performed in Honor Choir.



  • Varsity Girls win the 2A state soccer tournament.
  • Debate takes 2nd place at the state tournament.
  • Morgan Fox was awarded National Merit Scholar finalist.
  • Tyler Lancaster placed 4th during the 2A state wrestling competition in the 220 weight classification.
  • Caroline Anderson placed 3rd in the state drama competition.
  • Aubrey Larson received the Association for Women Geoscientist Award at the CUSEF Science Fair.
  • During "Bears Give Back" students raised over $5,000 to purchase backpacks for The Road Home (local homeless shelter.)
  • Five students qualified as National Merit Scholars.



  • Blake Sasine placed 3rd during the 2A state wrestling competition in the 170 weight classification.
  • One student qualified as a National Merit Scholar.



  • Varsity Boys win first place in the 2A regional basketball tournament.