Epic Day Assistant – Birch
Rebecca Symes was born and raised in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City. She attended Highland High School where she enjoyed the honor of being a varsity cheerleader and graduated at the end of her junior year. She immediately went on to the University of Utah. Rebecca graduated from the “U” in 2005 with her Bachelor’s Degrees in Human Development and Sociology, with an emphasis in Criminology. Rebecca volunteered to teach GED and Life Skills courses to inmates at the Salt Lake County jail for 7 years beginning while attending college. She now teaches ESL to children in China and coaches youth cheerleading after school. Rebecca is the mother of three beautiful children (Jessica, Alex, and Izzy) whom she homeschooled for 5 years, prior to joining Canyon Grove Academy in Fall 2017. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys swimming and playing tennis, hiking, yoga, ballet, coaching mini cheer, and helping with her son’s football team. She loves to be out playing and exploring with her family and their yellow Labrador, Marshall. Rebecca will take off on a road trip with her loved ones any chance she gets. Rebecca believes it is the experiences you have, relationships you build and memories you make that define your life. She is excited to create many great experiences for her students at Canyon Grove Academy.