Testimonial Category: Community Feedback

The feedback from the community was amazing

“I have never seen so many people at my school! … The feedback from the community was amazing. The positive relations that were built up in my community during that one event will last for years.” Judith Kissell, Principal, Granite School District

It was our school’s best-attended function the entire year

“It was our school’s best-attended function the entire year! Mr. James’ music is delightful, entertaining and educational, and when combined with students participating in his performance, is unmatched in its exceptional ability to bring people together and create an unforgettable school-community event!” Don Beatty, Principal, Sunset Elementary

Etched their place in the hearts and minds of our students

“The songs are masterfully written in a style that the students love and can remember. The lyrics as well as the memorable melodies have etched their place in the hearts and minds of our students, never to be erased.”  Sharon Storrs, Teacher, Nebo School District

Vital to the youth of this land

“We hope that every school district in the country sings Steve James’ songs, for the messages contained there in are vital to the youth of this land.” Senator and Mrs. Orrin Hatch, Retired U.S. Senator

The messages shared were life-saving

“We had a record-breaking turn out of over 1000 at our Community Concert! The messages shared were life-saving and touched the hearts of parents, children and community members!” Melanie Johnson, Principal, Weber School District 

We love participating in Utah Prevention Day

We love participating in Utah Prevention Day. It is truly a memory our students will carry with them throughout their lives, all because of Resilient Utah and the opportunity they have been given to participate in this program. 5th Grade Teachers, Antelope Elementary

I have not seen any other model that works better

“I have not seen any other model that works better in bringing community leaders, school leaders, parents, students, and communities together.” Craig L. PoVey, Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health