Briefs from Alta and the surrounding area.
School district receives 12 applications for new principal position
Twelve people have sent applications to the Alta School District for the position of 7-12 principal, and school officials expect the final tally of people seeking the position to be 15 or 16. The deadline for applicants to send in packets is Jan. 29.
The new member of the Alta administrative team will replace Ron Mueller, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
School officials hope to select a new principal in February.
Hinners joins American Angus Association
Lacey Hinners of Alta is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, the largest beef registry association in the world with over 35,000 active adult and junior members.
Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association and take part in AAA sponsored shows and other national and regional events.
BVU's Loehr takes trip to southwest U.S.
Jessica Loehr, a freshman at Buena Vista University from Alta, is one of 16 BVU students traveling to the southwestern United States during the 2002 January Interim.
The ecological tour of national parks and monuments of the American Southwest will consist of visits to Big Bend National Park in Texas, Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico, White Sands National Park in New Mexico and the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.
Greg Morris, assistant professor of psychology, and Dr. Robert Ferguson, professor of psychology, are accompanying the students on the trip.
Cherokee winter golf tournament to take place Jan. 19
The 15th Annual Off-Shore Masters Golf Tournament will take place Saturday at Koser-Spring Lake Park in Cherokee.
Green fees for the event will be $15, and all proceeds will benefit the playground fund.
To register, call 712-225-2715.