Tag Archives: Seniors

News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Seniors recognized at Woodstock Union High School

WOODSTOCK— Dozens of students were recognized at the awards presenttion upon graduation from  Woodtock High School. Those that earned Summa cum laude for the Class of 2017 included: Jonas Kantola (Valedictorian), Spruce Bohen (Salutatorian), Patrick Bald, Erika Gebhardt, Anna Dieffenbach, Rosalie Geiger Lily Doton, Jenna…

Castleton seniors volunteer in Georgia
News Briefs
April 19, 2017

Castleton seniors volunteer in Georgia

CASTLETON—Nineteen Castleton students traded in their final break of the academic year for some hard hats, hammers, and building supplies, as members of the Habitat for Humanity Club made the journey to Dekalb County, Ga., as part of an alternative spring break trip. The volunteer…

News Briefs
February 8, 2017

PEGTV offers scholarships for visual arts majors

RUTLAND—High school seniors planning to attend college in visual arts can lower college tuition costs by applying for a 2017 Courcelle Scholarship offered by PEGTV. Two Rutland County high school seniors who exhibit a high level of proficiency and interest in visual arts and intend…

January 11, 2017

Mountain vs. seniors, part two

Dear Editor,

The response from people I received after my letter was published in last week’s edition, was overwhelmingly positive everywhere I went—skiing Thursday and Friday, at Choices Friday night, the Deli on Route 4, everywhere—not one negative remark. But this is not just one…

Op - Ed
January 4, 2017

The mountain vs. the seniors

Dear Editor,

Up until a few years ago, ski passes for seniors were given at age 65 and at age 72 you were considered a “super senior.” That super senior season pass was $549. So, why did the mountain raise the age of the super senior…

October 22, 2014

Seniors, Medicare and single payer

Dear Editor,

An interesting kerfuffle popped up in the comment section of VermontDigger.com’s recent article, “Feliciano claims Shumlin wants to take over Medicare” (see reprinted article, this issue). First, some thought the way the headline was phrased cast doubt on the “claim.” However,…

September 25, 2014

Athletes at 80

Among the most fascinating men I have met are two athletes, both well into their 80s. Both, when we met, appeared remarkably healthy, strong and robust. The odd thing is that what I learned most from each was not about fitness, but about aging.