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MGM Teacher spotlight

Sep 14, 2023 12:01PM ● By Verlene Johnson

Laurel Buchanan was born and raised in Ogden Utah. After graduating from Bonneville High School she attend Utah State University and Weber State University where she received bachelor degrees in Criminal Justice and Communications.

Buchanan has worked for Morgan School District for 21 years in many capacities namely Reading/Lunch room aide, Intercept Program, AmeriCorp/Alternative Education, Librarian and High School Registrar. She is currently in her fifth year as Head Secretary at Mountain Green Middle School. Being with the students and watching them learn and grow is Buchanan’s favorite part of the job. Her knowledge of computers is a great asset to the school.

She met her husband, who was her brothers best friend, while in school. She said they have been married a LONG LONG time! Together they have four children. 

Thirty years ago, the Buchanan’s built a home in Morgan before moving their family to Mountain Green. “We decided to move here because we loved the area so much!”

In her spare time, Buchanan loves to read and try new recipes. λ

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