The purpose of the Murray High School

To financially support the Spartan Strong Vision and create an environment that will enhance student and faculty achievement. The Spartan Strong Program unites business, parent, school and community to cause positive changes.

MHS Spartan Strong Program Information & Membership Form

This is accomplished by:

  • Student Recognition – to promote and recognize excellence in academics, citizenship, attendance, and by enhancing student self-esteem
  • Scholarships – to promote academics; awards are based on financial need
  • Faculty Recognition – to promote and recognize excellent teaching; to provide teachers with a positive environment in which to teach
  • Programs – to provide programs that will accelerate positive experience to all students, regardless of ability levels


Program Levels

  • Top Scholar 4.0 GPA
  • Spartan Scholar 3.6 GPA or higher
  • Perfect Attendance 100% attendance record
  • VIP (Very Improved Performance) with at least a .5 grade improvement

Student Awards

  • Hand-outs
  • Gift Certificates
  • Recognition Luncheons

Faculty Recognition

  • Welcome gift for new staff
  • Faculty Recognition Luncheon


  • All Event Pass – $200 (Best Family Value)
  • Single Event Pass – $50


  • Name in sporting programs
  • Passes for up to 10 individuals to all musicals, plays, athletic events, dance club and band performances

(Previously known as the Renaissance Association) 

Congratulations to these great students, each of whom received $1,500 towards higher education through the Murray High School SPARTAN STRONG Program!

Class of 2019 – Ajak Arok, Asheby Kearn
Class of 2018 – Bryn Gale, Mary Horne
Class of 2017 – Hallie Johnson, Ahmed Khalef
Class of 2016 – Leslie Noriega, Brandon Rich
Class of 2015 – Giulia De Vettori, Liberty Furner
Class of 2014 – Adhieu Arok, Maria Novoa, Jason Tang
Class of 2013 – Laura Bowles, Kiley Edwards, Nicholas Smart
Class of 2012 – Sarah Florreich, Marie Johnson,  Biddy Tang
Class of 2011 – Preston Chapman, Jessie Cyrus, Kaysha Rytting
Class of 2010 – Sara Evans, Hans Lin, Madison Wilkins
Class of 2009 – Carly Beardall, Tressie Page, Jeff Smart

2019 Spartan Strong Program Committee
2019 MHS SPARTAN STRONG COMMITTEE – L-R: Amber Rydalch, Judy McArthur, Geneal Nelson, President Laurel Fetzer, Board of Education Vice-President Belinda Johnson, LeAuna Brown, D. Wright

Spartan Strong Board Members & Assignments
Beginning January 2019

President – Laurel Fetzer
VP/President Elect – TBD
Secretary and Memberships –
Judy McArthur
Treasurer – Susan Greenburg
Principal – Scott Wihongi
Vice Principal – Laura deShazo
Faculty Rep/MVP Breakfast – Amber Rydalch
MHS Secretary & 4.0 Luncheon – LeAuna Brown
Concessions Committee – Board
Cooperate Memberships – Board
Board Rep., Faculty Christmas Lunch – Belinda Johnson
Handouts – Geneal Nelson
New Teacher Gifts/Scholarships – Board
Member at Large – Ann Hunter
Scholarship Committee – Board

To become a Spartan Strong Program member, call Murray High School at 801-264-7460 and ask for LeAuna Brown or Principal Wihongi.