Voted on by the faculty at Springville Jr. High, Melanie Jensen was selected as this year's recipient of the Crystal Apple Award. Ms. Jensen teachers 8th and 9th grade English and is the student council advisor. She is loved by fellow teachers and students for her positive attitude, ever-present smile, and amazing outfits for dress up days.
Ms. Jensen received her bachelor's degree in English teaching from Southern Utah University and has taught English at Springville Jr. High for eight years. We are so lucky to have her here.
This is what her students have to say about Ms. Jensen:
"Ms. Jensen was supportive, kind, and fun but she still got the job done."
"One of my favorite teachers."
"[Ms. Jensen is] kind and always uplift anyone you're around. You are a great teacher and helped me a lot with difficult topics."
"Your classroom is always inviting and welcoming"
"You helped me love reading and helped me grow as a reader!"
"Ms. Jensen is such a good leader! She bonds with us but makes sure we are still on task. She has fun with us, while also making sure we get all of our tasks done. She is willing to listen to what we have to say."