Lynn has been a great addition to the Oxbow Academy academic team.
Lynn Willardson has been married for almost 37 years. He has 6 children and 9 grandchildren. He has served almost 27 years in the military. During that time he was awarded the Arcom Award. One of the highest awards one can get in the military. He received his associate’s degree from Snow College. He received his Bachelors, Masters, and Administrative Endorsement from Utah State University. He started teaching elementary in 1981. In 1993 he started teaching at the Ephraim Middle School. Towards the latter part of the 1990’s. He taught high school History and English. Shortly after that he went into administration and was the principal of the Ephraim Elementary Schools in Ephraim. In the early 2000’s, he received the Utah State PTA Award for being the most distinguished educator in Utah. He has also worked many years in the Scouting program and has held various positions in his religious affiliation. He also worked 5 years at the Utah State Correctional Facility, and 3 years at a Boys Home in Manti.
“Working at Oxbow has truly been one of the most gratifying experiences of my educational career. It’s such a joy to see these young men make leaps and bounds socially, emotionally, and academically in the short time, they are here. Many really are ready to go on to College or to further a career when they leave here. Much of this is due to the dedicated, caring, and professional staff here at Oxbow. With all of us working together, we truly can make a difference.”