Uintah High Student Selected to Serve on National Suicide Prevention Council

A Uintah High School student has been selected to serve on a national suicide prevention council. Mario Bernal is now a member of the HOPE Squad National Council for the 2019 - 2020 school year. Most local secondary schools have their own HOPE Squads that work to host school events and awareness activities. Each squad is “comprised of students who are trained to watch for at-risk students, provide friendship, identify warning signs, and seek help from adults. To learn more, visit www.hope4utah.com/hope-squad.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.