Garrett Crosier's situation was looking good at Weatherford International in Vernal. He was working as a laboratory technician with a goal to become a lab manager. Previously, the 28-year-old had worked as a fracking operator for the company.
With the school year coming to a close, the school board didn't want to miss an opportunity to thank students for their hard work. The monthly board meeting brought six groups of students to be honored and shake hands with board members.
Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series that will attempt to explain and address Common Core Standards and their impact on Uintah Basin students. To view the complete Utah Core Standards, visit www.schools.utah.gov/core.