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Nominate someone for a High 5!

Do you know someone doing good in our community? A friend or family member building up neighbors or a co-worker giving selflessly? Recognize them with a nomination for a High 5!

High 5: Super volunteer lovingly known as Mr. Mustache

Apr 19th - 9:38am

It started as a simple hobby. Once or twice a week, Mr. Mustache would show up at Doxey Elementary School. But this super volunteer is in such high demand at the school that he now shows up every morning at 7:30 a.m. and stays for several hours.

High 5: Utah's very own Ms. Frizzle

Apr 4th - 8:32am

Chance are you or your kids have read the children's book The Magic School Bus. There's a teacher character in the book known as Ms. Frizzle. She takes her students on science field trips on a magic school bus. It turns out a teacher just like her is making a difference at one Utah middle school.

High 5: This Utah community sure knows how to lend a helping hand

Mar 28th - 9:06am

When our KSL news vehicle broke down in Milford we expected the worst. We quickly realized neighbors there know how to help those in need. And, as it turns out, we were not the only ones experiencing a desperate moment.

High 5: Davis County teacher celebrated for shaping young lives

Mar 23rd - 8:50am

It is a thankless job for most teachers. Recently, a donor took notice of the work one educator was doing and gave her a huge gift. We tagged along to give her a High 5!

High 5: A school volunteer worthy of the title "Grandma"

Mar 22nd - 7:22am

Some of her biological grandkids attend West Haven Elementary but all of the students call her "Grandma Mitzi." That's because they know they all hold a special place in her huge heart.

High 5: A special kind of teacher to teach a special group of students

Mar 15th - 8:16am

Their daughter was diagnosed with Dandy Walker Varient and told she would never walk, talk or write her name again. She can do all of those things now and her parents credit a loving teacher for helping her get there.

High 5: Give Kids A Smile

Mar 8th - 8:23am

The Utah Dental Association and the University of Utah teamed up for an event that provides free oral care to many kids who otherwise would not be able to get the treatment they so desperately need.

High 5: Special group delivers high fives, smiles to Monroe school

Mar 3rd - 9:15am

Their high fives and kind encouragements may be small acts of kindness but they are making a huge difference at South Sevier High School.

High 5: Special teen crosses off bucket list item thanks to Utah businesses

Mar 1st - 7:56am

She always wanted to see the Northern Lights but a cancer diagnosis put that bucket list item on the backburner. That is until a pair of Utah businesses dreamed up an idea.

High 5: Bootcamp with Jess, a game changer for Veterans

Feb 27th - 8:23am

At one point he was taking 18 different medications. Thanks to Bootcamp with Jess, Chris Schouten, a former Marine, is now off the drugs and feeling better than ever.

High 5: Little girl's big idea helps refugees

Feb 21st - 6:58am

She learned about refugees in the LDS Church's Friend magazine. Then she came up with an idea to help out.

High 5: Utah woman certainly earns the nickname "Service Goddess"

Feb 17th - 10:48am

We gave a High 5 award to a woman who spans the globe looking for opportunities to help people. Not only that, when she's home here in Utah, she trains man's best friend with an eye on helping others see.

High 5: A Christmas gift from a most unlikely source

Feb 14th - 9:59am

A broken down car could have easily ruined their Christmas. That appeared to be the case for a Syracuse family when the part their car needed was not in stock at one mechanic's shop. But that mechanic was not about to watch someone's Christmas get spoiled.

High 5: The neighbors we would all love to have after a snow storm

Feb 13th - 9:55am

Utah families have seen their homes buried under snow time and time again this winter. Keeping the driveway clear has been a difficult job for most, impossible for some. A couple in the Rose Park neighborhood has been looking out for families that can't dig out for themselves.

High 5: Parents gaining an education in the same facilities as their kids

Feb 8th - 10:33am

As many families immigrate to Utah from all over the world, they send their children to school to learn English and other life lessons. Now those parents can get the same education in the same building as their kids.

High 5: Elementary student's idea shows it's cool to be kind

Feb 8th - 10:14am

He got the idea from reading "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and immediately shared it with his principal. Now Qwade Rondeau is getting the recognition he deserves for a very impactful school project.

High 5: Huge relief for Utah families after donor pays many small lunch debts

Jan 31st - 9:53am

Too many Utah families struggle to pay for school lunch. One generous man decided to help out. His small act of kindness quickly spread to hundreds of families and over $2,000 spent.

High 5: Saying thanks to those that keep our roads clear of snow

Jan 27th - 10:10am

They work difficult and often odd hours to make sure when we wake up to snow in the morning we can still get to work safe. So, we set out to say thanks to our snow plow drivers.

High 5: A tiny weather forecaster making a big difference at his school

Jan 26th - 10:23am

He's just a 4th grade student now but in the future he may be after Grant Weyman's job. That's because Jackson Drake loves to forecast the weather at his elementary school and does an excellent job at it.

High 5: A fitness class that delivers much more than exercise

Jan 24th - 8:48am

A Murray couple is helping their neighbors get fit. Many would not be able to hit the gym if it was not for this one Zumba class.