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We would not be MERIT without the men and women who TEACH, ADVISE, COACH, MENTOR, COMFORT, AND CELEBRATE OUR STUDENTS


david wiseman new director at Merit

David Wiseman

Interim Director  

Amanda Kuhnz Spencer

Assistant Director / Athletic Director  


Scott Jenkins

Counselor / Wood Shop Instructor

Donna Ewart new counselor at Merit Academy

Ryan Chavez

Counselor Last names A-I

Office Staff

Whitney Clegg

Assessment Director / Registar

Vivian Weight


Sandy Hirst

Website Developer

English Department

Emily Brown

English 8 and 11 / Honors English / Yearbook

Lavender Marigold

English Teacher 7 and 8 / Creative Writing / Reading / 

Amy Brossard

Young Adult Literature / World History /  Utah History 

Tanner Urmston

English 10 Teacher / Young Adult Literature / Comic Books and Mythology 

Luis Ortiz

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Science Department

Xanthe Hardy

Science Department Chair / Science Demo / Chemistry / Investigation Science / Science 8 

James West

Science Teacher / AP Physics / Astronomy / Student Council Advisor / Engineering Technology / Engineering Principles

Misty Herlehy

Science Teacher / Science 7 / Human Physiology / Earth Systems

CTE Department

David Buckley

CTE Teacher / Web Development / Computer Science 9 / HTML 5 App Dev / Programming (Game Design) Jazz Band


Kenon Dohmen

CTE Teacher / Digital Literacy / Digital Graphic Arts / Photoshop / Commercial Photo / CCA


Gaynor Brunson

Video and TV Broadcasting / Audio and Video Productions / Audio Engineering and Song Writer / Music Video Production / Social Media Video Production

 Social Studies

Rachel Barlow

Social Studies Chair / US History II / Early American Wars / US Government / Comparative Government / Contemporary American Wars and Terrorism 9-12

Ben Brockbank

Social Studies Teacher


Jennifer Young

Math Department Chair / Secondary Math / Financial Literacy / Math Intervention

Tamera Rameson - Merit Academy Teacher

Tamera Rameson

Math Teacher / Intermediate Math I / Intermediate Math II

Tiffany Cosby-Johnson

Math Teacher

 Fine Arts

Kimie Snapp

Fine Arts Department Chair / Teacher of Dance Company (By Audition) / Beginning BallRoom / Dance I / Dance II / Dance III / Hip Hop

Robinne Booth

Fine Arts Teacher / Theater Foundations / Making a Scene / Sewing / Play and Musical (by audition) / Theater Costuming and Stagecraft

Connie Warenski

Fine Arts / Theater Assistant for Theater Foundations / Making a Scene / Sewing / Play and Musical (by audition) / Theater Costuming and Stagecraft 

Kristian Huff

Choir and Glee

 Foreign Language

Lorena Moody

Spanish Teacher / Spanish I / Spanish II / ASK (Service Class)

Kasen Graff

German Teacher / German I / German II

 Health and Physical Education

Matthew May

Physical Education / Lifetime Activities / Health / Weights and Conditioning

Makenna Lofgreen

Fitness For Life / Individual Lifetime Activities / PE / Participation Skills / Health

 Distance Education

Alisse Shiles

Distance Education


Ruth Campbell

Culinary Arts and Entrepreneurship Teacher

Audrey Merighe

Kitchen Staff 

 Special Education

Jessica Sitton

Special Ed Director / IEPs / Reading Intervention / EE Math / Study Skills / EE English

Caralee Earl

Special Ed Teacher 

Maria Ruf

Special Ed Teacher


Jennifer Andreski

Special Ed Teacher

Lindsey Miller

Special Ed Aide

Jackie Child

Special Ed Aide

Abigail Olsen

Special Ed Aide

Connor Mendez

Hallie Owens

ISS Teacher

 Transportation / Maintenance

Brent Bunnell

Maintenance Staff


Rebecca Johnson



Karolyn Nunnery



Errol Bartholomew


 Meridian School

Tasi Young

Meridian School Director

Jessica Swapp

Registrar – Meridian

College Preparatory Academy


1440 W. Center St.
Springville, UT 84663

School Hours

Monday (Early Out)




Office Hours

Monday (Early Out)




Phone Numbers

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