Welcome Back Upward Bound!
Students traveled from Vernal, Roosevelt, Wasatch, Orem and Provo to meet at,
Utah Valley University for the first combined activity of the year!
THANK YOU BIG BUDDHA!
T.V. Personality Big Buddha from Fox's morning news show came and spoke to the students.
He detailed his journey to obtain a four year degree and the struggles he encountered and overcame along the way.
Big Buddha also had each student write down their goals for the future and asked them to committed to achieving those goals.
Terry Martin-Presenting on this years goals and activities
Elizabeth Houschouer-Presenting on financial aid
Students also had the chance to attend workshop conducted by outreach adviser Terry Martin and Elizabeth Houschoeur, who work at Wasatch High and Union High schools respectively. Terry played get to know you games and explained what activities the students would be doing with their advisers through out the year. Elizabeth presented on how to apply for Federal Financial Aid.
LUNCH AT CHINA GARDEN
Students ate lunch at the Chinese gardens and students who attended the summer program were given their summer year books.