Randon Olsen, the head counselor at Independence High School, has been selected as the state winner of the Utah Association of Career and Technical Education (UACTE) Career Guidance Award. Olsen was selected for this award based on his efforts to increase and enhance career and technical education through leadership and service in his school, district and community.
UACTE provides leadership and advocacy for programs focusing on career and technical education. Career and technical education prepares students for a wide range of careers covering varying levels of education.
Mr. Olsen will be recognized at the UACTE Mid-Winter Conference on February 1, 2014. He is also eligible for this recognition at the regional level.