Easton Bowing is a winner from Monticello High School in the Visual Arts category, while Ryan Morley combined experience at San Juan and Carbon high schools to claim the Drama category.
Runners-up from San Juan High include London Imlay, Carver Black, Kimberly Starkweather, Savanna Silversmith, Madelin Hope Lindsay, Catherine Pratchen, and Noah Kemner.
Runners-up from Monticello High School include Spencer Squires and Layne Deeter.
Erwin Y. Cly is a runner-up from Monument Valley High School.
The purpose of this program is to recognize high school seniors for excellence in academics.
A total of 27 students from Monticello, San Juan, Whitehorse, Navajo Mountain and Monument Valley high schools participated in the annual competition, which includes students from nine high schools.
San Juan High School was the host of the annual Southeastern Utah Sterling Scholar competition, which was held in Price.
Winners receive $1,000 and runners-up $400. Colleges, universities, and technical schools offer scholarships to the winners.
Visual Arts • Monticello High School
Easton Bowring's greatest accomplishments in high school has been through art and service. He currently has art displayed in the Utah capital and represents the state of Utah in the US Capital.
He has twice traveled to Peru for Humanitarian Work and will be going to Kenya this coming summer.
He is well versed in photography, watercolor and acrylic painting.
He currently serves as the Student Body President.
The winner from Monticello High School is the son of Bryan and Sherrill Bowring: Easton Bowring.
Drama • Carbon & San Juan high schools
Ryan Morley loves the arts and has been involved with them long before high school. He grew up in a large, musical family, so performing with them was a common occurrence.
In high school, Ryan discovered a love for music, dancing, and drama. He especially loves to sing, performing in many musicals: “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”, “Crazy for You”, and “Beauty and the Beast” are just a few.
Ryan is on the Choir Program council, and plays four musical instruments.
He is president of the LDS Seminary Council, and is the son of Jedd and Alisa Morley.