• Awards

    Recognizing contributions by career and technical educators to professional associations and career and technical education programs for youth and/or adults in their fields, communities, and/or states.

ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Rachel Gonzalez

Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher. Lakeridge Junior High School

“[Gonzalez’s] voice is one of passion, promoting students and the learning process…She has extended herself markedly beyond the requirements of her profession by contributing to the school at large, the district, the state and the nation.”

-Lynn L. Eyestone, Ph.D., LJH Community Council President

Know Someone Who Should Be Recognized?

There are hard working, innovative and dedicated people who share the same goals and ideals of Utah ACTE. Please take a moment and add your voice of support.

Congratulations Sandra Hemmert & Gary Wixom!

Utah ACTE Award Winners

2018 Utah ACTE Award Winners

Audra Yocom

Utah ACTE
New Teacher
of the Year

Candace Wilson

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins
Service Award

Glen Bailey

Administrator
of the Year

Melinda Mansouri

Utah ACTE
Teacher of the Year

Randall Violett

Utah ACTE Post-Secondary
Teacher of the Year

Sue Taylor

Utah ACTE Lifetime
Achievement Award Winner

Lillian Tsosie-Jensen

Utah ACTE Member Award
Guidance Counselor of the Year

Utah State Board of Education

Tim Clark

Vice President of Academic Operations
Neumont University

Business Leader of the Year

J. Merrill Hallam

Nebo School District

UACTE Champion of the Year

Success in Education Foundation

Business of the Year

2017 Utah ACTE Award Winners

Laycee Johnson

Utah ACTE
Teacher of the Year

Shalini Kear

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins
Service Award

Alan Ashton

Administrator
of the Year

Linda Brown

Utah ACTE
Lifetime
Achievement Award

Kim Brown

Utah ACTE
Post-secondary Teacher
of the Year

Brianna Toone

Utah ACTE
Career Guidance Award

Francisca Penna

Utah ACTE
New Teacher
of the Year

2016 Utah ACTE Award Winners

Wendy Frazier-Snyder

Utah ACTE
Teacher of the Year

Camille Williams

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins
Service Award

Clay Christensen

Administrator
of the Year

Pam Rock

Utah ACTE
Lifetime
Achievement Award

Dr. Rebecca Lawver

Utah ACTE
Postsecondary Teacher
of the Year

Ruth Dallas

Utah ACTE
Career Guidance Award

Hope Blackburn

Utah ACTE
New Teacher
of the Year

Awards & Recognition

2017 Awards & Recognitions

Deena Mansfield

Director of Human Ashley
Regional Medical Center
Business Leader of the Year

Jaime Hullinger

American Express
Business of the Year

Benjamin Hart

Managing Director for Urban and Rural Business
Services Governor’s Office of
Economic Development
Utah ACTE Champion of the Year

2015 Awards & Recognitions

Suzi & Rick Montgomery

“SHIFT“ SpyHop Institute for Teachers
Utah ACTE Business of the Year

Monica Giffing

FFA
Carl Perkins Service Award

Carl Lyman

Utah State Office of Education
Utah ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Monica Milburn

Canyon View Junior High
Utah ACTE New Teacher of the Year

Jason Skidmore

Jordan School District
Utah ACTE Administrator of the Year

Robert Fox

ARUP Blood Laboratories
Utah ACTE Outstanding Business Leader

Timothy Feltner

Utah ACTE New Teacher of the Year

Ron Bailey

Olympus High School
Utah ACTE Career Guidance Award

Michael Medley

Snow College
Utah ACTE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year

Helen Hu

Westminster College
Utah ACTE Champion of the Year

2014 Awards & Recognitions

Rachel Gonzalez

Lake Ridge Jr. High

ACTE Region V Lifetime Achievement Award

Brett Robertson

Lehi High School, Alpine District

Utah ACTE Teacher of the Yea

Marianne Oborn

Tooele District County School District, Tooele District

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service

Khristen Massic

Springville High School, Nebo District

Utah ACTE New Teacher of the Year

Rachel Gonzalez

Lakeridge Junior High, Alpine District

Utah ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Jamie Vargas

Jordan School District

ACTE, Region V, Career Guidance Award

Robert Gowans

ACTE, Region V, Outstanding Teacher
in Community Service

Doug Golding

District Office, Alpine District

Utah ACTE Administrator of the Yea

Randon Olsen

Independence High, Provo District

Utah ACTE Career Guidance Award

Kara Kamerath

Student Programs Manager, Intermountain Healthcare

Utah ACTE Outstanding Business Leader

Tonya Hardy

Medical Director, Banfield Pet Hospital

Utah ACTE Business of the Year

2013 Awards & Recognitions

Sandra Hemmert

Granite School District

ACTE National Award Recipient Carl Perkins Service Award

Gary Wixom

Utah System of Higher Education

ACTE National Award Recipient Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandra Hemmert

Granite School District

ACTE Region V Carl Perkins Service Award

Gary Wixom

Utah Systems for Higher Learning

ACTE Region V Lifetime Achievement Award

Jamie Vargas

Jordan School District

ACTE Region V Career Guidance Award

Robert Gowans

Tooele High School

ACTE Region V Outstanding Teacher in Community Service Award

Sandra Hemmert

Granite School District

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins Service Award

Gary Wixom

Utah System of Higher Education

Utah ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Ruthann Jarvis, R.N., M.S.N.

Mountainstar Hospital Corporation

Utah ACTE Award of Merit

Robert Gowans

Tooele High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

David King

Davis High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

Shauna Bagley

Piute High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Jamie Vargas

Jordan School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding Guidance Counselor

Jessica Grundy

Wayne High School

Utah ACTE New Career & technical Teacher

2012 Awards & Recognitions

Becky Cox

Lone Peak High School

ACTE National Award Recipient – Lifetime Achievement Award

Diane Cluff

Provo High School

ACTE Region V Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Denise Abbott

Timpview High School

ACTE Region V Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

Renae Brady

Bingham High School

ACTE Region V Outstanding Guidance Counselor

Mary Shumway

Utah State Office of education

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award

Becky Cox

Lone Peak High School

Utah ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Jim Woodard

CCI Mechanical

Utah ACTE Award of Merit

Diane Cluff

Provo High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Denise Abbott

Timpview High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

Renae Brady

Bingham High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding Guidance Counselor

Glo Merrill

Murray

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher of the Year

Julie Sutherland

Herriman High School

Utah ACTE Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher

2011 Awards & Recognitions

Julie Bagley

Granite Technical Institute

ACTE Region V Outstanding Career & Technical Educator

Julie Bagley

Granite Technical Institute

Utah ACTE Outstanding Educator

Richard Miller

Brigham Young University

Utah ACTE Award of Merit

Patricia Thomas

Canyons School District

Utah ACTE Arch of Fame

Rose Mary Lindberg

Alpine School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

Thalea Longhurst

Utah State Office of Education

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins Service Award

Shannon Lacey

Alpine School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding New & Career Technical Teacher

Brett Zabel

Wasatch School District

Utah ACTE Teacher of the Year

2010 Awards & Recognitions

Melisa Star

Utah Department of Workforce Services

Utah ACTE Carl Perkins Humanitarian Award

Judy Whitaker

Salt Lake City School District

Utah ACTE Arch of Fame Award

Brent Brown

Brent Brown Automotive Group

Utah ACTE Award of Merit

Denise Abbot

Provo School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding Service Award

David Wilson

Uintah High School

Utah ACTE Teacher of the Year

Brett Robertson

Alpine School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher

Dr. Christine Moore

Brigham Young University

Utah ACTE Outstanding Career & Technical Teacher

Kathy Gurr

MATC

Utah ACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

Brett Robertson

Alpine School District

Utah ACTE Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher

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