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School Employees of the Month – Jim Wiscombe

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Jim Wiscombe was born in Ogden, Utah, to Ray and June Wiscombe.  He claims to have the best parents in the world!  He grew up on a farm in Richville with his 9 siblings.  His love for work began on his family farm.  

Jim graduated from Morgan High School where he was a member of the basketball, football, and baseball teams.  He was named MVP in basketball during his high school career.  He also graduated from College of Eastern Utah with an Associate degree and Utah State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical Education with a minor in Biology.  He later graduated from University of Phoenix with a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling.

Jim began his career at Delta High School teaching Spanish and coaching basketball, football and baseball.  He returned to Morgan School District in 1987 as a Spanish teacher at Morgan High School.  He became a counselor at MHS in 1999 and has worked in that capacity to the present day, for a total of 32 years in the district.  Jim also coached basketball for many years at Morgan High School resulting in 2 state championships and numerous region championships.

Jim loves farming – he says that cows are the real deal!  He also enjoys staying up with all sports.   He and wife, Liz, are the parents of three children: Jamie (son-in-law Todd), Derek (daughter-in-law Jessica), and Christian (daughter-in-law Sydney).  They are the proud grandparents to 4 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.   

Something nobody knows about Jim is that he cheers for BYU when they are playing anyone except University of Utah and Utah State University.  Jim has had an impact on numerous students throughout his career – we appreciate him and recognize him for his dedicated service to the students in Morgan School District.

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