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SPANISH FORK — Rodeo clown Kevin Higley watches as Stephanie Benson, a teacher at Brockbank Elementary School in Spanish Fork, climbs into a rodeo clown barrel on Monday during the school's Champion Challenge Rodeo assembly, which challenged students to read more.
The Western-themed assembly was inspired after Spanish Fork announced it would host the Champions Challenge Rodeo on June 3.
Top student readers in the Nebo School District will receive tickets to the rodeo, Justin boots and other Western clothing items, and they'll get to be involved in the rodeo's opening ceremonies.