Local Art Teacher Receives Sorenson Legacy Award
By Kristin Forbis, May 13, 2022
An elementary art teacher who taught in Uintah School District was awarded this month with the distinguished award from the Utah State Board of Education. Chalynn Thomas was among the recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education and was presented with the award at a special banquet on May 5th in Salt Lake City. The award is to recognize distinguished educators who embrace the arts with excellence in their practice at Utah’s public schools. Mrs. Thomas taught music at Ashley and Davis Elementary Schools. The Uintah School Board recognized Mrs. Thomas at the Uintah School Board meeting on Wednesday.