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Hi I'm Steve Quick

I'm a father, husband, public school superintendent, and I'm a Mormon:)

About Me

First and foremost I'm a husband and father of three children. My wife and I decided to move away from the big city upon graduating from college and try out the small town life. Since graduation, we've lived in three small towns where I have been a teacher, coach, principal and school superintendent. Our children have quickly grown up, but I've loved the many years of helping and watching them grow up. We enjoy waterskiing, wakeboarding, hiking, geocaching, playing sports like football, basketball, running, bowling, and we love to spend time playing board and card games, especially cribbage. Pretty much, we love to be active and have fun. One thing that always surprises students at school is my ability to ride a skateboard. I'm always up to trying new things, especially sports. I like to exercise and have fun doing so:)

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the LDS church and am so glad I was. Both of my parents have ancestors who crossed the plains in the 1800's to able to enjoy freedom of religion. The convictions of these early members of the church do act as an inspiration to me. They endured many things in order to be able to be free from persecution. Ultimately though, I found it necessary to have my own testimony of Jesus Christ and the LDS church. I, like anybody else who investigates our church, had to ultimately discover the truth of the gospel for myself. Through study and prayer, I realized that Jesus Christ is my savior and that he has restored his church upon the earth. If find that the teachings of the church are in line with the teachings of Christ himself. They aren't up for debate and the teachings of the scriptures are used to guide my life. One of the things I love about being a member of the church is the fellowship that is offered by its members. There are multiple programs, including church on Sundays, that help members of the church love and support each other. The members themselves run the church and teach classes and lead programs without pay. Members of the church are not compensated for helping others. I love this part of the church. Ultimately in answering the question, "Why I'm a Mormon," comes down to me just having the feeling that the things that are taught by the Mormon religion seem to align better than any other religion with what is written by prophets of old in the scriptures. The LDS church has a modern day prophet who leads the church today who inspires me to be a better husband, father, and person in general. I find the teachings of the Mormon church in conjunction with the holy scriptures help me be a better person.

How I live my faith

I enjoy volunteering for many different things and do so not for recognition, but rather I enjoy helping others. I got into the teaching profession because I enjoy working with people, especially young people and the many dedicated educators who share my passion to teach. I have always enjoyed being involved in the community, especially with sports. I have coached many different youth sporting teams. I find that not everybody is willing to jump in and volunteer their time, but I have always enjoyed it. I've coached tee ball, baseball, softball, basketball, flag football. I've officiated for free and pay for years as well. Last Spring I helped start an Adult Softball league in town. A few of us had been talking about it for a few years, so I decided it was time to take action. As it turned out we managed to put together 9 teams in our small town and had two months of fun. We hope to continue with the fun each Spring. I love to get involved with the many fundraisers and activities of our school's Booster Club as well. I enjoy working this group as they share my passion for helping students be successful. I have always been an active member of the Mormon church, which means for years I have had various "callings", which are volunteer responsibilities that I've been asked to do. I've taught many Sunday School classes. I was the Branch President (local congregation leader) for two years. My favorite "calling" has always been working with the young men's program in conjunction with the scouting program. I've spent many hours teaching, learning, and having fun with scouts and the young men of our church and in many cases their friends. I have fond memories of campouts and other great activities. Ultimately I strive to live my faith by serving others. It is my hope that my example of the way I do things is a good reflection of what Christ would like me to be. I enjoy helping others be successful.