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THREE Judge Memorial Alumni made Forbes "30 Under 30" list for 2016, 2017, and 2018


Whitney Wolfe Herd ' 07 was featured on the cover of Forbes magazine 2018 "30 Under 30" edition. Herd is the founder and CEO of Bumble, and co-founder of the dating app Tinder. She was named one of Business Insider's 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech in 2014 and one of Elle's Women in tech in 2016.

Noel Hollingsworth ' 08 co-founder of Uncountable, was named to the 2016 Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the Sports category for his work with spatial-temporal pattern recognition. Noel was previously the Director of Data at Second Spectrum where he applied his expertise in basketball and artificial intelligence to assist NBA teams in improving their game plans for a competitive advantage. Hollingsworth won the 2014 Best Research Award at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.  Almost all NBA championship contenders use his work.

Annie Cheung '08 was named to the 2018 Forbes "30 Under 30" list in the Consumer Technology Division. Cheung is the co-founder of Noon Home, a company that aims to bring smart, layered lighting to the masses through technology that customized lighting to help eliminate headaches and stress.


Judge Ultimate Frisbee players Ed Ryon '18 and Will Selfridge '22 on being voted onto the 2018 Utah Boys Ultimate Frisbee First Team All-State 

Judge Ultimate Frisbee Coach Natalie Smith was recently voted the 2018 UUDA Boys Ultimate Frisbee Second Team All-State Coach

Judge Girls Soccer hosted girls from India in a game of soccer through the outreach program, Goals For Girls. "Goals for Girls connects girls from different countries and backgrounds with their peers around the world to address social and health challenges through cultural exchange, service, and soccer"

The following Judge Baseball players were named to Deseret News' 3A All-State Team:

Alex Carillo '19, Second Team

Zach Shubella, '18, Honorable Mention

Alex Niemann, '18, Honorable Mention

Jack Terrill '20
named Deseret News' 3A Boys Soccer All-State MVP

The following Judge Boys Soccer players were named to Deseret News' 3A All-State Team:
Jack Terrill '20, 3A MVP
Joe Paul '19, First Team

Cameron Lundy '19, First Team
Sam Schmiett '18, First Team
Gedeon Baende '20, Second Team
Jaime Galindo '19, Honorable Mention
Elliott Gleich '20, Honorable Mention
Ferdinand Bambabate '18, Honorable Mention


Judge Boys Soccer 3A State Champions!

Judge Girls Sprint Medley Relay Team 3A State Champions! 

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Congratulations to the following seniors, honored by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program:

Eric Hall, finalist
Alexander Junkins, commended student
Logan Seat, commended student

2018 UHSAA Academic All-State Athletes for 2017-2018
Sophia Gross: Girls Golf
Erica Maggelet: Girls Golf
Thomas Silas: Boys Golf
Anna Shum: Swimming

Congratulations to the Student Body Officers for 2018-2019: 
Jacob Frausto, President
Lauren Larson, Vice President
Emma Graham, Secretary
Lindsey Morton, Activities

Senior Core:
Sante Di Sera, Senior Class President
Ari Elorreaga
Mary Ndeze
Carlos Padilla

Junior Core:
Hannah Gose, Junior Class President
Simon Briesacher
Ellie Han
Maggie Harmston
Amaia Horyna
Natalie Risse
Eric Stevens
Tomas Young

Sophomore Core:
Annette Rooney, Sophomore Class President
Sam Butcher
Grace Carter
Gus Daskalakis
Henry Frech
Gillian Mozdy

Rebecca Akec '19, 2018 Utah State "Poetry Out Loud" finalist competed at the National Poetry Out Loud Finals in Washington, D.C. Rebecca finished in the top 8 of Region 3 semifinalists. Rebecca was the school finalist in Poetry Out Loud 2018 with her recitation of  So This is Nebraska by Ted Kooser. Rebecca went on to represent Judge Memorial and win the Regional "Poetry Out Loud" competition. She advanced and also won the Utah State Poetry Out Loud competition. 

Jesus Alcazar '18 is a recipient of a Keys To Success $1000 scholarship to Utah Valley University

Chris Athens '19 participated in an volunteer internship opportunity at the University of Hawaii's Institute of Marine Biology over the summer. He was sponsored by Dr Ruth Gates the director of HIMB, while working with her Coral Spawning project. It was an amazing opportunity working with students and researchers from all over the world. His experience was featured in an article in the Intermountain Catholic written by Judge senior, Carter Holyoak.

Maddie Bossarte '20 and Mae Sweetland '21 fundraised for LLS Student of the Year campaign! These two Judge students, along with 11 other student candidates from around the valley, took part of a seven-week fundraising competition to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Utah Chapter. These high school students demonstrate qualities of leadership, volunteerism, and community engagement. The 2018 Utah Chapter of LLS's Students of the Year teams raised a total $265,098.35 for LLS.

Sophie Campbell '19 receives Award of Excellence from National Academy of Future Physicians and Scientist

Seniors, Hunter Crossland, Emma Jones, and Kira Langell competed in the University of Utah Health's B2B - Bench-to-Bedside Competition held at the Utah State Capital. Their entry, Safeline, is a restraint system for patients and was one of over 50 medical innovations developed by Utah student teams entered into this year's competition. 

Christopher Clyne '19
and Tony Robinson '18 have been awarded the Gifting Back...Skiing It Forward Good Steward Scholarship. This Scholarship recognizes and rewards two high school students who have set an example of being a positive role model and "giving back" to school and community. Christopher and Tony will receive skis from DPS and Christy Sports, Cotopaxi packs, Knee Bindings, lift ticket packages from Ski Utah, helmets from Team Wendy Helmets, ski tuning from 7even Skis & Tuning, swag from the Powder Buoy and more. Congratulations!

  • Christopher Clyne '19 lives by the motto "Do a Good Turn Daily". He is active in Boy Scouts, and works with environmental groups to sustain the slopes in both summer and winter. 
  • Tony Robinson '18 keeps kids active by fixing and donating bikes at the Bicycle Collective. He also lends his expertise at Peer Court providing all youth who commit minor offenses an alternative opportunity to be held accountable for their actions.  
Sophie Davies '21 was featured as part of a Salt Lake Tribune article about her work to help organize the "March For Our Lives" for Utah. Students from Judge, West High, Brighton, and Skyline, are encouraging others to rally at the Utah Capitol in late March as part of the national campaign urging gun restrictions in the wake of a Florida school shooting for gun regulation. Read the full SL Tribune article by Benjamin Wood here:

Sophie Davies '21 as part of the "March for our Lives" Utah rally, sang John Lennon's "Imagine" at the Utah State Capital.

White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the United States Department of Education, has named Eric Hall '19 as a Candidate in the 2018 United States Presidential Scholars Program. Of the nearly 3.6 million high school seniors graduating this year, Eric is one of approximately 4,500 students to receive this invitation. Commission on Presidential Scholars names up to 161 distinguished graduating high school seniors as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Being selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar is one of the highest honors our nation’s high school students may receive. 

Eric Hall '19
 2018 National Merit Scholarship Finalist He is one of approximately 16,000 students selected from 1.6 million high school applicants who enter the National Merit Program by taking the PSAT/NMSQT qualifying test. Eric is one in about 7,500 Finalists that have been selected to receive National Merit Scholarships totaling over $31 million. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

Leigh Anne Hickman '20 was selected to the FBI Academy. The FBI Academy gives teens a behind-the-scenes look into forensic evidence, civil rights cases, and more. The academy is for juniors and seniors, however, Leigh Anne was the only Sophomore in the program and was selected because of her well-written essay.

Judge juniors, Carter Causse, James Colling, Branigan Roy and Zane St. Martin play hockey for the Salt Lake Stars Hockey team. They competed in and won the Utah High School Hockey Division 1 Varsity Independent State Championship! They advanced to Nationals March 22-25 in Minnesota. 

Carter Holyoak '18 published an article in the Intermountain Catholic. "Judge student learns to help the underwater ecosystem" which spotlighted Judge Junior, Chris Athens's internship at the University of Hawaii. Where he studied the effects humans have on parts of the eco-system and coral deterioration.

Seniors, Jenessa Jimoh and Zach Shubella were recognized as 2018 "Youth of the Year" by the Exchange Club of Salt Lake City for their community service involvement and academic success. Jenesa and Zach will be entered for the Rocky Mountain District of the National Exchange Club and may advance to compete in the Nationals Exchange Club's Scholarship program. Read more about these amazing students and their contributions HERE.

Alexander Junkins '18
 was recognized as Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Studetns, account of r more than two-thirds (about 34,000) of the approximately 50,000 high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT. 

Thomas Kearns '18 and his water polo team, The Park City Miners, won the 6A State Championships. Thomas was named "All State Varsity Goalie".

Thomas Kearns '18
was selected to the USA Water Polo Academic All-American Roster. A USA Water Polo Academic All-American is a student-athlete who has earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher and is a current USA Water Polo gold athlete member.

Adrian Ortiz-Montoya '18 is a recipient of a Keys To Success $1000 scholarship to Salt Lake Community College

Logan Seat '18
was recognized as Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students, account of r more than two-thirds (about 34,000) of the approximately 50,000 high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT. 

Senior, Fred Okango and Anna Shum received the Salt Lake Rotary Club "Service Above Self" $3,000 scholarship.The Rotary Club selected Anna as the speaker from Judge Memorial. The awards were presented at the Rotary Club citywide luncheon honoring recipients of the scholarship.

Daniil Tchistiakov '18 won a $400 Apple gift card as part of the Keys To Success event and will entered into a drawing with winners from other schools for a chance to win a car!

René Valles '19 was accepted to American Legion Utah Boys State at Weber State University, the country's premiere summer youth camp designed to develop leadership and promote civic responsibility in young men. Students participate in mock trials and elections, music, sports and seminars with public officials. Rene will also attend the summer engineering program at Santa Clara University. 

Louie Valles '20 will attend HOBY's summer State Leadership Seminar in Snow College.10,000 high school sophomores from across the country join one of HOBY’s 70 State Leadership Seminars to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community. 

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Congratulations to these two seniors who have been nominated for Spring 2018 UHSAA Academic All-State honors (*indicates the four UHSAA All-State finalists)
Zachary Shubella, baseball
*Sophia Gross, girls' golf
*Erica Maggelet, girls' golf
Taoye Lu, boys' tennis
Maxwell Nelson, boys' tennis
Mark Brunetti, track
Christopher James, track
Jenessa Jimoh, track
Beth Leo, track

Congratulations to these five seniors who have been nominated for Winter 2017 UHSAA Academic All-State honors: 
Christopher James, boys' basketball
Mary Malouf, girls' basketball
Miyalla Tarver, girls' basketball
Charles Berceau, boys' swimming
Cicely Foley, girls' basketball
*Anna Shum, girls swimming
Anna Ward, girls swimming

Congratulations to these 14 seniors who have been nominated for Fall 2017 UHSAA Academic All-State honors:

Mark Brunetti, cross country
Anthony Robinson, cross country
Zachary Shubella, cross country
Treyvon Sidberry, football
*Thomas Silas, golf
Cicely Foley, girls soccer
Elizabeth Leo, girls soccer
Ceceli Riffo-Drecksel, girls soccer
Bailey Walker, girls soccer
Chloe Lloyd, girls tennis
Hailey Maggelet, girls tennis
Ellie McCoy, girls tennis
Aurora Francone, volleyball
Sophia Gross, volleyball
Erica Maggelet, volleyball

Lindsay Cruz-Chung '19 took 8th place in the 2018 Fall Mail-in Archery Tournament, Girl's High School division. Awards are given to the top ten archers in each division.

Seven Judge Baseball players were named to All-Region Teams:
  • First Team: Nate Callahan, Alex Carrillo, Chris McTeague, Alex Niemann, and Zach Shubella 
  • Second Team: Lucius Anderson and Alex Zang

Simon Chamness '18, Andrew Cotter '18, Parker Eddington '18, and Chris James '18 were named 2017-2018 Boys Basketball Team Captains.

Seniors Vic Garcia, Mary Malouf, Emily Garcia, Cicely Foley and Miyalla Tarver were named 2017-2018 Girls' Basketball Captains. 

Judge Girls' Basketball advance to the UHSAA 3A State Quarterfinals.

Miyalla Tarver '18 was named to Deseret News' 3A First Team All-State Girls Basketball Team 

Miyalla Tarver '18 selected as MaxPreps, "Player of the Game" in basketball game against Jordan High School. Miyalla scored a season high of 33 points.

Judge Bowling took 2nd place in the Salt Lake High School Bowling League Championship Tournament and finished 2nd place for the season. 

Chris Athens ' 19  took 2nd place in the Salt Lake High School Bowling League "Singles" competition

Senior Kayla Kaleel was named Head Cheerleader, and juniors Lauren Mitchell and Savannah Nord were named Cheer Co-Captains for 2017-2018.


Judge Cheer and Dance host children from around the Salt Lake Valley for the annual "Bulldog Boogie" that performed during halftime at Judge football game. They conducted several clinics to rehearse for the main event!

Zachary Shubella '19, William Riley '18, Anthony Robinson '18
and Cheryl Winters '18 were named 2017-2018 Cross Country Team Captains.

Boys Cross Country competed in the UHSAA Sate Championship meet and finished in 11th place

Girls Cross Country competed in the UHSAA State Meet and finished in 3rd place

Madi Tartaro '20 finished in 4th place overall at the UHSAA State Cross Country Meet and received First Team All State Honors.

Maddie Bossarte '20 finished in 11th place overall at the UHSAA State Cross Country Meet and received Second Team All-State Honors.

Kaya Heideman '20 took first place in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay

Boys Cross Country took 3rd place and earned a trip to the State Championships. Jonathan Barnhart and Zach Shubella led the way for the Bulldogs. They were followed by Sean Parent, Max Brown, Porter Hill, Tony Robinson, and Christopher Clyne.

Boys Cross Country JV Team took 3rd place at the Region meet and were led by Christian Vasquez who came in 6th place, Zach Petrogeorge in 11th, and Oscar Young in 13th.

Girls Cross Country
 won the Region Championship! Team was led by Madi Tartaro who took 2nd place overallAllison Ryan took 3rd place overall, with Maddie Bossarte taking 7th place, Bella Jones taking 9th place and Cheryl Winters taking 11th placeAbby Storms and Abigayle Kendell also had strong finishes to help the victory.

Girls Cross Country JV team ran to a first place victory placing all five girls in the top six runners at the Region meet. Sierra Bieling was 2nd, followed by Kaya Heideman in 3rd place, Emily Malouf came in 4th, Naomi Tebben in 5th, and Sofia Perez-Cotapos in 6th. 

Cross Country students and parents (31 total!) participated in the Volunteers of America's Run for Home 2017! They were an inspiration out on the course and help to raise funds for the Homeless Youth Legal Clinic, providing services to youth ages 15-22 who are living on the streets of Salt Lake City. 

Judge College Counselors hosted a First Generation Lunch for 19 students. First generation students are those students whose parents did not graduate from a 4-year college. Judge counselors look forward to working with first generation students to help guide and educate them on the college admission process.

Judge Counseling
hold series of suicide prevention awareness activities during the month of September and October based on the theme of "Stay Gold". 

Judge Counseling is sponsoring a nine week-long Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course to members of the Judge Memorial faculty taught by Judge parent, Vicki Kennedy-Overfelt. To find out more visit Vicki's website at: mindfulnessutah.com

Members of Judge Dance, Tess McTeague and Ryan McCoy, visited St. Vincent de Paul Parish School to conduct a mini dance workshop for students.

Judge Dance
 presented Catholic Community Services a check for $850 for the CCS Refugee Resettlement Program. The money donated, was 50% of ticket sales acquired from the Judge Winter Dance concert.

Judge Dance
 performed for Northwest Middle School as part of a Dance Company service project. Dance students performed sections from their "Immigrant" concert and taught parts of the show to the students of Northwest.  A portion of the ticket sales from the concert went to benefit the Refugee Program at Catholic Community Services. 

Judge Dance welcomed Fara Tolno from Kissidugu Foundation, Rosie Banchero '88 of Wofa Afro-fusion Dance, and drummer David Hermann, who taught students the Soko rhythm of Guiean African dance.

Judge Dance performed at the Utah High School Dance Festival at Brighton High School.

Eight Judge Drama students received straight superiors from judges at the State competition:
Max Brown and Adrian Ortiz (Classical Scenes), Joshua Ben-Baba and Bella DiNardo (Classical Scenes), Sophie Davies and Gillian Mozdy (Contemporary Scenes), Anika Weaver (Dramatic Monologues), and Mae Jan (Musical Theatre).

Performing Arts Department Faculty and students went on a performance tour of New York City. While in New York they attended three Broadway shows, and three workshops. They also visited two museums and took a walking tour of the city.

At the Region Drama competition, 22 Judge 
Drama students qualified for State: 
Max Brown and Adrian Ortiz (Classical Scenes with Superior Rating), Joshua Ben-Baba and Bella DiNardo (Classical Scenes with Superior Rating) Sophie Davies and Gillian Mozdy (1st Place in Contemporary Scenes), Catherine Valeo and Averi Bailey (2nd Place in Contemporary Scenes), Niki Rahimi (Dramatic Monologues with Superior Rating), Bobby Lopez (Dramatic Monologues with Superior Rating), Bella Ingham (Dramatic Monologues with Superior Rating), Anika Weaver (Dramatic Monologues with Superior Rating), Lexi Thomsen (1st Place in Humorous Monologues), Mark Brunetti (Humorous Monologues with Superior Rating), Maggie Condas (Humorous Monologues with Superior Rating), Araceli Blake (Humorous Monologues with Superior Rating), Jack Libin (1st Place in Pantomime), Nathaniel Haertel and Tiffany Hingley (Pantomime with Superior Rating), Niki Rahimi (1st Place in Musical Theatre), Mae Jan (2nd Place in Musical Theatre), Catherine Valeo (Musical Theatre with Superior Rating)

Fifteen members of the Judge Drama department attended the Utah Theatre Association Conference, Jan. 18-20 in Layton, Utah. The annual conference includes workshops covering all aspects of theatre from design to playwriting, acting to directing, stage combat to stage management. UTA is committed to introducing high school students to representatives from college and university theatre programs. 

Judge Poetry Out Loud finalists visited St. Joseph Villa to share poetry with those residents living with Alzheimer’s and related dementia. Poet Gary Glazner, project director of Poetry for Life, helped to facilitate the experience. 

Five sophomore students from Judge Sophomore English classes, while covering a unit on persuasive letter writing, had their letters published by the Desert News.

Maggie Wilson's letter: "Kneeling for the flag disrespects our soldiers"
Kaan Johnson's letter: "Schools need to fix their school lunches"
Sophia Ewing's letter: "Stop at stop signs"
Mashlin Villanueva's letter:  "'Dreamers' are here to become educated citizens" 
Charlie Vandersteen's letter: "We don't have a gun problem; we have a crime problem"

Judge faculty members, Dr. Stephanie Atherton, Judge Memorial's "Educator of the Year", and Mr. Jerry Burchett, Judge's "Employee of the Year", were honored at the Diocesan Professional Educators Day

Judge Principal, Patrick Lambert was part of a panel of educators from across the Wasatch Front and featured in a KUTVTown Hall discussion regarding solutions to combat school violence. You can access the video link here: 
http://kutv.com/watch http://kutv.com/news/local/utah-teachers-come-together-to-discuss-school-violence

Judge Memorial faculty member, Mr. Tim Soran was awarded an Exxon-Mobil Educational Alliance Grant of $500 to use towards science classes.

Judge Memorial faculty member, Dr. Kristin Kladis successfully defended her doctoral dissertation study titled: Effects of Check-In, Check-Out on Students with Internalizing Behaviors in the Elementary School Setting. Kristin defended after proctoring tests at the school. 

Judge Memorial faculty and staff surprised students with a candy cane treat the morning of St. Nicholas Day. Deseret News was on site to capture the event:  https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900005261/photos-students-get-a-treat-on-st-nicholas-day.html

Seniors Parker Edgington, Kaden Millburn, Casey Randazzo and Zach Thomas have been named captains for the 2017 Football team

On National Signing Day 2018 Judge football seniors, Casey Bouillon '18 and Kayden Milburn '18 officially signed to play football with University of Puget Sound and Eastern Oregon University, respectively.

Noah Taylor '19 was selected the Overall Player of the Game in the football game against North Sanpete on September, 8, 2017

Judge Football player Noah Taylor '19 was ranked #1 nationally for interceptions according to MaxPreps stats

Judge Football was featured in several recent articles in both the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune:
"High school football: Judge Memorial Bulldogs 2017 preview"
"High school football:  Numerous questions [sic] marks for revamped 3A North region"
"Prep football: Judge Memorial Bulldogs preview"

Football finished their season 4-6 and advanced to the first round of the State playoffs

Deseret News named the following Judge Football Players to the 3A North All-region Football Team:
First Team: Parker Eddington '18, Kayden Milburn '18, Zach Thomas '18
SecondTeam: Will Veha '19, Noah Taylor '19, Tanner Jones '18

Seniors Nathan Callahan and Carter Holyoke are the 2017-2018 Boys' Golf captains 

Thomas Silas '18 named UHSAA 3A Academic All-State for Golf

Boys Golf qualified for the second day of the State Tournament for the first time in eight years! They finished in Fifth Place beating their opponent by one stroke! Simon Chamness '18 and Graham Hodell '20 both posted 81s to set the pace for Judge.

Seniors, Sophie Gross and Erica Maggelet were recognized as UHSAA 3A Academic All-State honors for Girls Golf

Girls Golf completed the region season with three players finishing in the top 12: 
  • Sophie Gross 3rd
  • Captain, Sofia Clark 4th
  • Hannah Gose 8th 

Girls Golf captain Sophie Gross '18, won the first event as an individual for Judge Girls Golf at the St. George Tournament with a team and tournament low of 93.

Congratulations to the 2017 Homecoming Royalty:
Seniors King and Queen: Parker Edgington and Sophia Cordova
Juniors Prince and Princess: Mack Tarver Jr. and Yulisa Padilla

Judge Interact club presented Blood:Water a check for $5,872 that was raised during the annual Interact Banquet and Silent Auction in February.

Judge Interact club is conducting a plastic bag drive to support the Weigand Homeless Resource Center for therapeutic plarning. Plarning is a form of knitting with plastic bags. It is used for therapeutic purposes for the homeless. The knitted items will then be used as water resistant sleeping mats or water resistant carry bags.

Braeden Daly announced as new Head Coach for Judge Memorial Boys' Lacrosse team

Students from the Judge Music department participated in the Vocal and Instrumental Solo/Ensemble Regional Festival at Granville High School. The following four students will advance to the State competition: Jacob Haertel '19 in Instrumental with Violin and Sera Cazares '19, Angelica Rodriguez '19, and Kathleen Jensen '18 in Vocal.

Campus Ministry's Junior Retreat
focused on service. Juniors volunteered at the 4th Street Clinic, CCS Warehouse, St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, the Rescue Mission, and the Road Home - where they prepared 500 sandwiches.

30 Judge students, along with Judge faculty member Dr. Dasch, traveled to Catalina for a three day Oceanography field trip.

18 Judge semifinalists presented their poems at a school-wide Poetry Out Loud assembly. The semifinalists were named by Judge Memorial English faculty. 

Robotics Team, Judgement Call competed in the FIRST Robotics Competition "Power Up" at the Maverick Center on Mar. 2 & 3. Beginning in January, members of the Judge robotics team contributed on average, 85 hours each, with five members accumulating over 150 hours in preparing for this year's competition. They were ranked 19 out of 52 teams in the regional competition and were selected for an alliance to compete in the quarterfinals. View recent video as they prepared for this event. 

Christopher Clyne '19
was named as a finalist for the FIRST Dean’s List Award at the FIRST Robotics Regional competition. Christopher was nominated by his team and mentors, then chosen by a panel of judges from among the semifinalists at FIRST Robotics Utah Regional Championship. Participants selected from the finalists are automatically nominated to be judged at the FIRST World Championship in Houston and St. Louis. The FIRST Dean’s List Award recognizes FIRST participants’ exemplary passion and effectiveness in achieving the mission of FIRST.

Judge Robotics JudgeMent Call was interviewed on KRCL 90.9 FM's Radioactive program "Meet Your Maker" . Read more about it here

Judge Robotics JudgeMent Call
participated in the Craft Lake City: DIY Fair Aug. 11-14

Judge senior class at attended a Sundance film screening of Kailash and attended the afterwards Q&A with the producers and directors.

Judge Boys Soccer went undefeated in region play and is the Region 13 Champion. 

Joe Paul '19 was selected as the MountainStar Healthcare Star Athlete of Week for Soccer. 

Judge Boys Soccer player, Joe Paul '19, was mentioned in Salt Lake Tribune's Prep Sports article as one of the "week's standout performers and key numbers".  "5 - The number of goals junior Joe Paul scored in the Judge Memorial boys’ soccer team’s two wins this week. He pumped in four in Tuesday’s 6-1 decision vs. Summit Academy then ended his week with another goal in Friday’s 4-1 win over Morgan. Paul’s 18 goals this season helped the Bulldogs grab the Region 13 title." Read the full article HERE 

Jack Terrill '20 leads 3A soccer for scoring with 25 goals for the season and is currently in 2nd place statewide; teammate Joe Paul '19 is in second place for 3A with 24 goals

Seniors Cicely Foley, Beth Leo, Bailey Walker and junior Lauren Larson named the 2017 Girls Soccer Captains 

Girls Soccer win their first round State Tournament game with a 6-0 win. Judge scored 5 times in 11 minutes! Sophie Ewing and Killian Lamana each had two goals with Makayla Murchison and Jillian Nelson each contributing a goal. Goalie, Kate Bellew got the shutout in goal behind great defense from Madi Gatzambide, Bailey Walker, Beth Leo, Lauren Larsen and Bella Coronado.

Girls Soccer takes Second Place in the UHSAA State Finals! Girls' Soccer team was seeking its fourth state title and first since 2007.

Nine Judge Memorial Girls Soccer players named as 3A All-State Girls Soccer Team:
First Team: Bella Coronado, Sophie Ewing, Killian Lamanna, and McKayla Murchison
Second Team: Kate Bellew
Honorable Mention: Maggie Baillie, Madi Tartaro, Jill Nelson, and Madi Gaztambide

Nine members of Judge girls’ soccer team went on a service trip to India over their Winter Break with the organization “Goals for Girls” whose mission is connecting “girls from around the world to address social and health challenges through cultural exchange, service, and soccer.” Students took donated soccer equipment with them to share with girls in India. 

Sports Medicine students under the direction of Judge faculty, Mr. Angelo, led the school in the Great Utah ShakeOut on April 18. Disaster scenarios were set in place with our Sports Medicine students performing on the spot evacuations and first responder care. The entire school was evacuated to secondary sites. Highlights of the drill aired on Fox 13 News.

In solidarity with students across the nation, Judge Memorial students worked with school administrators to offer an assembly focusing on school safety. The program included prayer, reflection, shared experiences, song, and 17 minutes of silent remembrance for the 17 Stoneman Douglas High School victims and for all those who have been affected by school violence.

Judge Memorial was selected by the the Hibernian Society of Utah as "Best School Entry" in the St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Student Council
members, along with Principal Patrick Lambert and Advancement Director Susan Lollini, participated in the Utah State University Leadership Conference in Logan.

Student Council members treat members of the Salt Lake Police Department to breakfast at the Park Cafe

Student Council visited the Catholic Community Services to present a donation check for $1,008. During Spirit Week 2017, the entire student body participated in a fundraiser which allowed them to dress in a daily themed-dress during the week with a donation to CCS. The Student Body Officers presented CCS Development Director, Jose Lazaro with the donation.

Student Council sponsors Academic Integrity Week Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 by focusing on the five fundamental values that characterize an academic community of integrity according to the Center for Academic Integrity: Honesty, Trust, Fairness, Respect, and Responsibility.  Each day educators identify those students who exemplify these values who are then recognized with a small reward.  

Seniors Charlie Berceau,Thomas Kearns, Anna Shum, and Anna Ward are named the 2017-2018 Swim Team Captains

Anna Shum '19 recognized as UHSAA 3A Academic All-State for Swimming 

Judge Swim competed for the UHSAA 3A State Championships with 16 individual qualifiers; largest team to attend State for swimming in the past three seasons! Judge Swim placed 4th overall, 3rd Place overall for Judge boys’ swim team and 4th Place overall for Judge girls’ swim team

Hailey Grandy place 2nd in the women's 100 yard freestyle, and Olivia Vandersteen and Grace Sherman both placed in the top 14 for the women's' 100 yard butterfly in the UHSAA 3A Swim State Championship

Seth Overman took the podium in 5th place for the mens 500 yard freestyle and Ben Parrish placed 16th in the mens 200 yard freestyle at the UHSAA 3A Swim State Championship 

Thomas Kearns, UHSAA 3A State Swim Champion for the mens 100 yard breastroke.

Boys Tennis State qualifiers are: 

  • Simon Briesacher
  • Luke Pearson
  • Tony Robinson
  • Carter Titmus

Seniors Ellie McCoy, Emily Rougelot, and Juliana Valentine named the 2017-2018 Girls Tennis Team Captains 

Girls Tennis
doubles team, Veronica Start '18 and Ellie McCoy '18 take first place in the UHSAA 3A Championship

Girls Tennis team is the 2017 UHSAA 3A State Champions! They finished with a total of 17 points winning by ONE point! Read more about the well-deserved Bulldog win in Deseret New article: "Bulldogs' doubles shine in state tournament victory" By Joseph Coles

Girls Tennis coaches, Tracey Vallentine and Christie Brightwell named Prep Utah Coaches of the Week for October 2, 2017

Judge Track and Field 3A State Results:

  • Judge finished 6th place overall at the 3A State Track and Field Championships
  • Girls Sprint Medley Relay team State Champions! (Kaya Heideman '20, Jenessa Jimoh '18, Bella Jones '20, Madi Tartaro '20) 
  • Girls 4x400 Relay finished 4th in State
  • Fred Okongo '18 finished 2nd in the State for long jump
  • Kaya Heideman '20 finished 2nd in State for 200m 
  • Kaya Heideman '20 finished 3rd in State for 100m 
  • Emily Malouf '20 finished 3rd in State for Shot Put
  • Sophia Overfelt finished 4th in State for Long Jump
  • Madi Tartaro '20 finished 4th in State for 400m 
  • Madi Tartaro '20 finished 5th in State for 800m 
  • Jenessa Jimoh '18 finished 8th in State for 200m 
  • Allison Ryan '19 finished 8th in State for 3200m
  • Sophia Kennedy Overfelt '18 finished 8th in State for 100 hurdles

Judge girls JV Track and Field team are the 3A Region 13 Champions

Judge Track and Field 3A Region Results:

  • Boys finished 4th in Region
  • Girls finished 2nd in Region
  • Girls 4x400 Relay 3A Region Champion
  • Girls Sprint Medley Relay 3A Region Champion
  • Fred Okongo '18 – 3A Region Champion in Long Jump
  • Kaya Heideman '20 – 3A Region Champion in 100m Dash
  • Kaya Heideman '20 - 3A Region Champion in 200m Dash
  • Madi Tartaro '20 - 3A Region Champion in 400m Dash
  • Parker Eddington '18 finished 4th in Region for Shot Put

Seniors Peyton Pierce and Olivia Sauer named the 2017 Girls Volleyball Captains

Girls Volleyball raised approximately $1225 at a home game for two schools in Houston impacted by Hurricane Harvey 

Girls' Volleyball qualified for the UHSAA State Tournament and advanced to the Quarterfinals.

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Basilean 2018 Yearbook editors, Peyton Pierce, Emily Rougelot and Beth Leo won Grand Prize for "Best Project" at a Snowbird yearbook summer camp that they attended.

Bulldog of the Month for 2017-2018
April 2018: Annette Rooney '21
March 2018: Jacob Haertel '19
February 2018: Christopher James '18
January 2018: Porter Hill '21
December 2017: Mashlin Villanueva '20
November 2017: Aurora Francone '18
October 2017: Veronica Start '18
September 2017: Mary Malouf '18

Student Council Representatives for 2017-2018
Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to these leadership positions for the 2017-2018 school year:

Student Body Officers
Sophia Cordova, President
Ryan McCoy, Vice President
Cecelia Riffo-Drecksel, Secretary
Casey Randazzo, Activities Chair

Senior Core
Koi Nagata-Brown, Class President
Isa Dodson
Janessa Jimoh
Hannah Qi

Junior Core
Lauren Larson, Class President
Sante DiSera
Ari Eloggeaga
Jacob Frausta
Emma Graham
Lindsey Morton
Carlos Padilla
Johnny Walz

Sophomore Core
Thomas Young, Class President
Zak Baumann
Simon Briesacher
Ellie Han
Maggie Harmston
Sam Huntsman

Freshman Core
Sam Butcher, Class President
Grace Carter
Gus Daskalakis
Gillian Mozdy