Riverton High School teacher receives k national award for excellence

RIVERTON, Utah — Riverton High School automotive teacher Jay Hales was selected as a winner in the national "Teaching Excellence in Skilled Trades"...

October 3, 2023
11:04 PM

RIVERTON, Utah — Riverton High School automotive teacher Jay Hales was selected as a winner in the national "Teaching Excellence in Skilled Trades" on Tuesday and says he didn't expect any of the accolades. Hales was a runner-up for this honor a couple of times prior to this year's win for mentoring thousands of students. Harbor Freight Tools for Schools will award $50,000 to Hales, with Riverton High's skilled trades program receiving $35,000 and Hales receiving $15,000. "I didn't plan on being selected, but I'm glad I was, " said Hale.

Scott Mckane