$48,900 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD
CASTLETON-Castleton biology and geology junior recently won a
research fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The two-year, $48,900 award includes a paid summer internship at an
EPA lab, tuition funding, and a stipend for both junior and senior
years of study. The fellowship helps him continue his research into
the effects of watershed degradation and other environmental
Even though Castleton State College provides no financial support,
no recognition, nor any other benefits,
Emmalee Stier, Cailyn Jackson,
and Kaity George continue on in the endeavors to organize
new sorority Sigma Alpha Omega. They claim their women's group is
different from stereotypical sororities, requiring community
service, library hours, a certain GPA, and class attendance. The
trio are talking to other students who are interested in joining
and are planning community events in the future.
More than 80 CSC students grabbed trash bags and work gloves as
they set out to clean up the town's streets in honor of National
Sustainability Day. Because so many turned out, pick up crews
needed to work less than an hour, bagging mostly beer bottles,
cans, and plastic bottles, garnering three full bags on Glenbrook,
Seminary, and South streets plus North Road.
Castleton's untold past came to light as 32 theatre arts
majors, the Alpha Psi Omega theatre honors society, hosted haunted
Fine Arts Center tours recently. They told of grave robbing,
transporting bodies through tunnels on their way to become
'training equipment' at the medical school.
Friday -Sunday, Nov. 9-11 - Poultney High's Drama Club presents The
Mousetrap by Agatha Christie. Come unravel the mystery as strangers
find themselves stranded together during a snowstorm, and find out
that one of their number must be a murderer. Friday and Saturday
performances are at 7 p.m.; Sunday, at 1.
Saturday, Nov. 10- Castleton Community Center Holiday Craft Fair, 9
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10- Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department invites all to
its 44th Annual Wild Game & Chicken & Biscuit Supper, in
the Pawlet Firehouse, 155 VT Rt. 133. Call 325-3495 for
Sunday, Nov. 11- American Legion Post #39, 72 S. Main St., hosts a
breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. 265-7983.
Tuesday, Nov. 13- Tiny Theatre in Poultney shows beginning of the
film series Food, Energy and the Environment at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 15- Castleton State College artist in residence
Robin Spielberg, pianist and vocalist; Kate MacLeod, fiddler,
guitarist, and vocalist; and Catherine Bent, cellist, present a
tapestry of early American music and its influence on American
culture. 7 p.m.