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Sarah Wells of Chester was recently awarded the Castleton University Academic Excellence Award in Computer Information Systems for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Academic Excellence Award is given annually to a student who is deemed the top student in his or her major. Barnabus Holleran of Chester received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. […]

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The Castleton University volunteer mentoring program matches Castleton undergraduates with local fourth- and fifth-grade students from the Castleton Village School. The following Castleton students have become a certified members of the University Mentoring Program. Garrett Benson of Springfield and Kristina Knockenhauer of Chester Lyndsie Cammarata of Springfield has been named to the Dean’s List at […]

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Two area men from the Reserved Officer Training Corps in the Charleston, South Carolina Corps of Cadets were recognized for academic and military leadership and excellence on Thursday, March 29. They are: Christopher Armstrong (Army) of Chester received the Reserve Officers Association of the United States Award. The Reserve Officers Association Award is presented to […]

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A new play titled Battles Lost and Won, by playwright and Elmira College Professor John J. Kelly, premiered on Friday, Feb. 23 at Elmira, performed by Elmira College students including Zekiel Cammarata of Springfield.  The play is set in the American Southwest, after World War II veterans return from Europe. Their battles won, they now […]

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Forrest Lisle of Grafton was named to the Dean’s List of Fort Lewis College, based in Durango, Colo., for the fall 2017 semester. Lisle’s major is Anthropology. To be eligible for Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or better in no fewer than 15 credit hours of graded college level […]

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Christopher Armstrong of Chester was awarded Gold Stars by The Citadel, located in Charleston, S.C., for achieving a 3.7 grade point average or higher for the 2017 fall semester. Cadets and students who achieve Gold Star recognition are also placed on The Citadel’s Dean’s List. Samantha Metcalf of Springfield has been named to the University […]

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The following students recently graduated Castleton University and will be recognized during the 231st Commencement on Saturday, May 12 at the Castleton Pavilion. Grandon Smith of Londonderry graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Rachel Yrsha of Londonderry graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Mack Walton of Chester, […]

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The following students have been named to the Dean’s List of the University of Vermont, based in Burlington. To be name to the list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Kyle Cyr of Chester Marjorie […]

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Emma Hallett of South Londonderry and Alecia Rokes of Andover have made the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Kyle White of Springfield […]

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Nicholas Benelli of South Londonderry has been named to the Fall 2017 Honors List at Pomfret School in Pomfret, Conn. To achieve this level of distinction, Nicholas, of the Class of 2019, earned a grade point average of at least 3.330 and received no grade lower than a B-. The Pomfret School is an independent […]

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Mikayla G. Lathrop of South Londonderry has been welcomed at St. Lawrence University of Canton, N.Y., as a member of the Class of 2021. Lathrop attended Stratton Mountain School. Brooke Willar of Ludlow has completed Colby-Sawyer’s internship requirement with Hope for New Hampshire Recovery in Claremont, N.H. Willard is a member of the class of […]

Chester Historical Society announces history scholarship

Chester Historical Society announces history scholarship

The Chester Historical Society has announced that it has established a $1,000 scholarship award for the best research paper concerning local history submitted by a Green Mountain High School senior. The Daniel Heald History Scholarship is named for an early Chester resident who fought in the battles of Concord and Ticonderoga. He settled in Chester […]

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William Baker of Londonderry, a Burr and Burton Academy alum, has earned the spring 2017 Dean’s Award for academic excellence at Colgate University, located in Hamilton, N.Y. The Dean’s Award  is given to students with a 3.3 or higher term average. James Mobus of Springfield was named to the Dean’s List at the University of […]

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

Bailey Matteson, who graduated this year from Black River High School in Ludlow, is the seventh recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project […]

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Sebastian Allen a native of Londonderry, graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Cinema & Photography. The degree was awarded in May 2017. Kelsey Rebhan, a native of Ludlow,  graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. The degree was awarded in […]

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Alexandra Pacheco of Springfield graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Elementary Education in May as part of the Class of 2017 of Roger Williams University of Bristol, R.I. Jennifer A. Spero of Londonderry graduated from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston in May with a Bachelor of Science degree,  Summa Cum Laude in […]

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Castleton University  graduated the following students during its  230th commencement on May 13. Brian Banta of North Springfield  graduated with a Associate of Arts in General Studies. Olivia Bartlett of Chester graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Kathleen Haseltine of Chester  graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. […]

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Ryan Smith of Weston has been named to the Dean’s List at Western New England University of Springfield, Mass., for the spring semester 2017. Smith is working toward a degree in Sport Management. Students are named to the Dean’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.30 or higher. Kara Corlew of Londonderry […]

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Jillian Elizabeth Murphy of Chester has been named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List  of Juniata College of Huntingdon, Pa. Murphy, the daughter of William and Jaimee Murphy, is a graduate studying international studies with a secondary emphasis in Spanish.  The Dean’s List recognizes grade point averages of at least 3.6 out of a possible 4.0. Samantha […]

Andover Project awards college scholarships, Kindles

Andover Project awards college scholarships, Kindles

The Andover Project Committee, on Friday, June 9, awarded two $1,000 scholarships to Andover residents Kris Haselton,  a 2017 graduate of Green Mountain Union High who will  attending the Community College of Vermont in Springfield, and Robert Carlock, who will be attending Pensacola Christian College in Florida. Also, the Andover Project is awarding three Amazon […]