Dog wood Elementary School in Heber has been named a 2024 Capturing Kid's Hearts National Showcase School.

gShowcase schools are recognized for their success in creating welcoming environments that foster strong relational connections and inspire student enthusiasm for learning. Dogwood Principal Darlene Herrera said, "Receiving the distinction of being one of the exemplary schools in the United States for our efforts in building strong, positive relationships within our community is a remarkable honor". The award celebrates schools that produce significant outcomes using the Capturing Kids Hearts Process in building a positive educational culture and climate.