Blair Jensen, a teacher at Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers in Riverton, and his skilled-trades program are among 50 semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight “Tools to Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.” A total of $1 million in cash prizes will be awarded in the program. Jensen teaches welding and agriculture mechanics. Finalists were chosen by a panel of judges from a field of 749 skilled-trades teachers who applied for the prize. Semifinalists advance to a second round of competition. Three first-place and 15 second-place winners will be announced Oct. 24.
Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers in Riverton
Semifinalist for 2019 Harbor Freight “Tools to Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence