Utah Education Network has developed a website for
our newly created Juneteenth Holiday.

H.B. 338 Juneteenth Holiday Observance was passed during the 2016 Utah legislative session.
If you did not know, Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States and H.B. 338 states that Juneteenth Freedom Day shall be commemorated annually in Utah on the third Saturday in June.  (June 18, 2016)
In support of this bill, the Utah Education Network developed a Juneteenth Freedom Day webpage.
You can find a link to this page on our handy dandy Resources for K-12 Education page: http://www.uen.org/k12educator/uenresources.php

 27th Juneteenth Utah Festival

June 17-18,  2016

2016 Juneteenth Mr. and Ms. Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant


The pageant application process runs April 1st through June 1st.
Our 2016 Juneteenth Freedom and Heritage Festival will be held on June 17-18 at Weber State University, from noon until 9:00 p.m. each day.
We look forward to having you join us for this important community celebration. The pageant is open to high school 11th & 12th grade students throughout Utah.
We extend a special thanks to Daryl and Nikki Davis for co-sponsoring the monetary scholarships for this year’s pageant!
For information contact: Project Success at 801-394-0924  projectsuccessinc1@gmail.com or brenda_burrell@msn.com
Dr. Brenda Burrell , Pageant Chairperson