Jordan School District Teacher Receives $50,000 Surprise of a Lifetime for Excellence in Education

Blair Jensen is awards a check from Harbor Freight Tools for SchoolsIt was a day to remember for JATC South Welding Teacher Blair Jensen. Several hundred students, teachers, staff, community members and Blaire’s family were all on hand to help surprise Mr. Jensen with a $50,000 national teaching prize from Harbor Freight Tools for Schools. The prize recognizes excellence in skilled trades education. The Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers (JATC) trade program will receive $35,000 and Mr. Jensen will receive $15,000 of the $50,000 prize.

Congratulations, Blair Jensen! Keep up the great work inspiring students on the pathway to a great profession. We are proud of the work you do and the well-deserved national recognition.