FARMINGTON - Davis County students involved in debate, band, engineering and JROTC have achieved recognition, leading to greater opportunities in those areas.
Here are a few honors, in a compilation from information provided by Davis School District:
The debate team at Davis High, coached by LeeAnn Hyer, won its 12th consecutive regional debate championship.
Twelve of the 23 bands invited to perform at the Utah Music Educators Assocation State Junior High Concert Band Festival are from Davis School District. They include bands from Centennial, Farmington, Kaysville and North Layton junior highs, which will compete in the sweepstakes ensembles. Bands performing in traditional state ensembles are from Central Davis, Fairfield, Farmington, Kaysville, Legacy, Millcreek, North Davis and Syracuse.
Noah Atadero, a senior at Northridge High, received the Commanders’ Scholarship from the Air Force. The award includes a full-ride scholarship worth $90,000 to attend the AFROTC program at the University of Utah. Noah is a mentor to the younger cadets at Northridge, according to a release, and is a member of the Armed Drill Team that took first place at the State Drill Competition recently.
Engineering students at Layton High had 34 top-three finishers - more than any other Utah school - at the Utah Technology Student Association State Convention in West Jordan. Their success represented thousands of hours of preparation, according to the release. Of those, the 11 first-place finishers will attend the national convention in Washington D.C., in June.