His students say he’s an inspiration to all. A band teacher at Kearns High School is giving kids much more than music lessons. He’s shaping their lives in a way that’s deserving of a KSL Today High 5.
Operation Homefront just honored a Utah teen with the Military Child of the Year award. We found out there’s plenty of reasons why Jamal Braxton is a very deserving recipient.
When our KSL news vehicle broke down in Milford we expected the worst. We quickly realized neighbors there know how to help those in need. And, as it turns out, we were not the only ones experiencing a desperate moment.
It is a thankless job for most teachers. Recently, a donor took notice of the work one educator was doing and gave her a huge gift. We tagged along to give her a High 5!
Some of her biological grandkids attend West Haven Elementary but all of the students call her “Grandma Mitzi.” That’s because they know they all hold a special place in her huge heart.
Their daughter was diagnosed with Dandy Walker Varient and told she would never walk, talk or write her name again. She can do all of those things now and her parents credit a loving teacher for helping her get there.
Their high fives and kind encouragements may be small acts of kindness but they are making a huge difference at South Sevier High School.
She always wanted to see the Northern Lights but a cancer diagnosis put that bucket list item on the backburner. That is until a pair of Utah businesses dreamed up an idea.