Kendall Larson

Meet one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients Kendall Larson. Kendall is currently the Student Body Vice President at Chandler High School and is a great example of what it means to be a leader. She has had many opportunities to serve and lead in her community and takes great pride in helping in any way she can. Kendall says that one of her fondest memories serving her community was where she did a full day of service cleaning up a run-down school in south Phoenix. She said that “the event taught me a lot about being thankful.”

She plans to attend Arizona State University to study business. She says that living in the Tempe Arizona area she has seen many friends lose their homes to unemployment while luxury houses are being built only a few blocks away. These experiences have given Kendall a passion to make a change. Once she graduates and completes her MBA she plans to start a non-profit organization to help tackle the problem of housing inequality
 

Kendall Larson

Meet one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients Kendall Larson. Kendall is currently the Student Body Vice President at Chandler High School and is a great example of what it means to be a leader. She has had many opportunities to serve and lead in her community and takes great pride in helping in any way she can. Kendall says that one of her fondest memories serving her community was where she did a full day of service cleaning up a run-down school in south Phoenix. She said that “the event taught me a lot about being thankful.”

She plans to attend Arizona State University to study business. She says that living in the Tempe Arizona area she has seen many friends lose their homes to unemployment while luxury houses are being built only a few blocks away. These experiences have given Kendall a passion to make a change. Once she graduates and completes her MBA she plans to start a non-profit organization to help tackle the problem of housing inequality
 

Jaden Lynch

Meet one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients Jaden Lynch. Jaden is an eagle scout, a member of the National Honors Society and the captain of the Chandler High swim and dive team captain. Over the past year, Jaden, as the captain, has helped his swim team navigate the loss of their head coach due to Covid-19.

Jaden is an active member of his community and volunteers at the Park of Copper Creek Retirement Home weekly. He assists his school’s ceramics teacher and tutors students struggling with their techniques and teaches swim lessons to young children. Jaden says that he “loves to teach and lead” and that whatever he does with his life “as long as I lead and guide people to be the best version of themselves, I will be happy.”
 

Trevor Millar

Meet Trevor Millar one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients. Trevor is a part of many extracurriculars including DECA, FBLA, HOSA, NHS, the multicultural club and was the captain of both Raquetball and Speech and Debate at Weber High. Through these experiences and many more Trevor has learned how to be an effective leader. 

One of Trevor’s defining moments as a leader was when he was able to be a part of Youth Court. During his junior year, he was able to become Head Judge and was able to volunteer more. This has allowed Trevor to teach and lead others in the Youth Court program. As Trevor looks to his future pursuing law school he says that he doesn’t know exactly what is to come but that one is certain. He says he will return to North Ogden because he “want[s] to give back to the community [he] grew up in, and help pave the way for others.”
 

Kelbee Daines

Meet one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients Kelbee Daines. Kelbee is the president of the HOPE Squad for Weber High. She works with students who face depression, suicidal thoughts, or anxiety. Kelbee has helped in the fight for Suicide prevention by hosting HOPE week, kindness week and is trained in QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer).

Kelbee has loved her opportunities to help her community realize that they are not alone. These experience have helped her realize that she wants to help influence the future generation which is why she plans on pursuing a degree in education from Weber State University. Before attending college she plans to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She says that she “want[s] to be able to lean and love those who [she is] teaching” so that she can gain experience to achieve her goals in the future.
 

Lexy Shaw

Meet Lexy Shaw one of our 2021 Major Brent Taylor Leadership Legacy Scholarship recipients. Lexi is the president of her youth group, the president of the Seminary Council and the captain of Weber High Girls Basketball. She has received many awards and recognition including English Department Student of the year, All-Region first team for girls basketball and Highest honor roll. 

One of Lexy’s most prominent leadership experiences has been being a member of the Weber High Girls Basketball team for four years. She says that sports have taught her to be a leader and how to help others reach their potential. She says that working with a team she has done her best to make sure that everyone feels included by showing kindness and love. Lexy plans to use the skills she has learned to serve people by going into the medical field. 
 

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The Major Brent Taylor Foundation is committed to honoring our nation's Gold Star & Surviving Families, Veterans, and military families by funding monuments across Utah. Follow our journey as we raise funds to bring memorials to communities who deserve to have a place to honor those who have died for their country and bring those together who continue on without them.