Author: Alex Phillips

Lisa Jones plays with her three children

At UVU, 21 percent of students are supporting at least one child. Thanks to private donor support, Lisa Jones has been able to continue her education — modeling the value of education to her children.

Brylie Mason plays with Kohen at the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism

Brylie Mason started her career in special education by coincidence when she applied for a secretarial position at a junior high school close to her home. She is now a teacher at the Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism and making a difference for students like Kohen.

Spencer Eaquinto teaches his class at Springvill High

Receiving a Scholarship helped Spencer Eaquinto find the perfect career. He now teaches at Springville High School and is working to shape his students’ future.

Jessica Norris dances in front of a white backdrop

Because of a scholarship, Jessica Norris chose UVU. Now with her graduation approaching soon, she is proud to be a Wolverine and plans to use her talent to help others find strength through dance.

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