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SCHOOL PROFILE: WASATCH HIGH SCHOOL

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Wasatch High School

64 E. 600 South, Heber City

THE SCHOOL

Built: 1964; additions, 1979, 1991

Attendance area: Wasatch County

Mascot: Wasp

Teachers: 40

THE PRINCIPAL

Brad Kendall appointed 1987.

Education: Bachelor's degree in math and speech, Utah State University; master's in education administration, Brigham Young University; post-master's, University of Oregon.

Career: Taught in Idaho; eight years as administrator in Oregon.

What he likes about being principal: "I guess I like the challenge. It's hard to keep everything in balance. I like seeing kids succeed and seeing staff working with kids in positive ways and helping them grow."

What he dislikes about being principal: "Sometimes you have too many meetings to go to."

THE STUDENTS

Number of students: 848

Most popular elective classes: Spanish and Japanese

Most popular club: Future Business Leaders of America.

Current academic titles: Three Sterling Scholars, three runners-up.

Student body officers: Brad Wagstaff, president; Dan Olsen, 1st vice president; Bonnie Witt, 2nd vice president; Jana Wright, secretary; EddisLyn Witt, historian; Kellie Harmon and Mary Anne Schloss, yearbook editors.

DID YOU KNOW

Ninety-four percent of students enrolled in math classes.

THE GRADUATES

Graduation rate: 89.8 percent for 1991-92 school year

Senior clase GPA: 2.78

Percent of seniors receiving scholarships last year: 33 percent

Notable graduates: Ron Tree, teacher and former football coach