Sterling Scholars has pretty much changed my life! After I was named the nominee for my high school in Family and Consumer Science, the real work began. I have never worked harder on any project than I did on my portfolio. It caused late nights, early mornings, and the occasional tiff with my parents. Boy [...]
Most colleges and universities in Utah and Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho, offer financial assistance to top students in the Deseret News KSL Broadcast Group Sterling Scholar Awards program. Some are offered to winners only while other institutions may offer scholarships to runners-up also. Some financial assistance may also be offered to finalists or [...]
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James Edwards, now a prolific sports writer at the Deseret News, was a Sterling Scholar from Olympus High School in 1994. He shares his Sterling Scholar experience here: Being named the Technical Education Sterling Scholar finalist was a great honor. At Olympus High, the administration definitely went out of their way to recognize our accomplishments, [...]
We recently found out that Deseret Management Corporation’s Vice President of Community Relations, Roland Radack, was a 1972 Sterling Scholar at Brighton High. He will also be a semi-final judge this year. Roland agreed to share some of his experiences here: I was the Sterling Scholar nominee in Foreign Language from Brighton High School and [...]
We are pleased to announce that Sterling Scholars semi-final judging is just around the corner – February 15 to be exact. Please click here to find the appropriate judging time for your school. We are proud to have gathered some of the finest and well-qualified judges in the state, especially for a group of such [...]