Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
White House honors St. George teen's 4-H work
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

A St. George high school student is one of 12 FFA and 4-H members that the White House is honoring as a Champion of Change.

Kaydn Ence is being recognized in an event Tuesday morning for his work to make his community a better place.

White House officials say Ence took action when he found a company wasn't going to expand operations in his hometown because of a lack of technological training in the community.

Officials say Ence responded by setting up 4-H robotics clubs across his county and fundraising to buy robotics kits for the groups.

In the first year, Ence has organized nine robotics clubs with more than 100 total members as a way to better prepare teens for careers in computer programming, engineering, and technology. —

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.