High school scholars compete among best in state

Sixteen area high school students will be competing along with 179 of their peers from throughout the state of Utah Wednesday. They are competing to be considered the best in their field of study in the

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Sterling Scholar competition.Sky View, Logan, Mountain Crest, Bear River and Box Elder high schools have each had students advance past the regional competition where each school sends students to represent 12 different categories, including English, Mathematics, Social Science, Science, Foreign Language, Computer Technology, Trade &amp; Technical Education, Family &amp; Consumer Sciences, Business &amp; Marketing, Speech/Drama, Visual Arts, Music, and Dance.The final competition takes place Wednesday, March 3 at Brighton High School. Winners receive public recognition, cash scholarships and tuition waivers from participating institutions. Region finalists are listed below:

<strong>Sky View</strong>

Arianna Rees – EnglishRebekka Wallentine – Trade &amp; Technical EducationBret Hansen – Business &amp; MarketingAly Johnson – Visual Arts

<strong>Logan</strong>

Lia Bogoev – MathematicsAbby Stevens – ScienceRobin Pendery – Foreign LanguageAlia Peragallo – Visual Arts

<strong>Mountain Crest</strong>

Gina Crow – Social ScienceCasey Major – Trade &amp; Technical EducationCharles Wilson – Visual ArtsRichie Albrechtsen – Music

<strong>Box Elder</strong>

Kenneth Raisor – Computer TechnologyRoss Marabella – Business &amp; MarketingMichael Laub – Visual Arts

<strong>Bear River</strong>

Megan M. Getz – Trade &amp; Technical Education

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