Tag Archives: student

Local News
August 1, 2018

Student found dead in river

Staff report

POULTNEY—A Green Mountain College student was found dead in the Poultney River July 30, police said.

Fuquan Ford, 20, of Albany, N.Y., was pronounced dead at the scene after police received a report of an unresponsive man partially submerged in the Poultney River,…

Local News
April 26, 2017

Castleton student newspaper scores regional award

CASTLETON—Castleton’s student-run newspaper, the Spartan, was recently selected by the New England Society of News Editors to receive recognition as one of the top college newspapers in the region.

“I honestly can’t believe it,” said senior co-editor Jadie Dow. “We’ve always been this good, we…

News Briefs
April 12, 2017

Stafford students earn 52 medals at SkillsUSA

RUTLAND—About 85 Stafford Technical Center students participated in the SkillsUSA Leadership Conference held at various locations around South Burlington, April 4-5.

Stafford Technical Center garnered 52 medals in individual and group competitions, including 13 gold medals, 19 silver medals, and 20 bronze medals. Medal winners…

Chaffee to open annual Student Art Exhibit

Friday, April 7, 3:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Chaffee Art Center announces the opening of its annual K-12 Student Art Exhibit on April 7. This annual favorite features the talents of K-12 students from across Rutland County. It is the Chaffee Art Center’s pleasure to give young artists…

Mendon student wins state math competition
Local News
March 29, 2017

Mendon student wins state math competition

By Evan Johnson

Math and science can be daunting subjects for young students, but for seventh grader Sophia Hussak of Mendon, the world of numbers appears to come quite easily. The 13-year-old at Barstow Memorial School took home first place in her division at the…

March 27, 2017

Extend the right to a free press to Vt. student journalists

By Robbie Maher In the midst of the Trump administration, the rights of a free press are questioned daily in tweets and from the podium in the White House briefing room. Concern about First Amendment rights is nothing new inside the less-than-democratic halls of public…

Multinational student team develops tool to counter extremism; wins contest
News Briefs
February 8, 2017

Multinational student team develops tool to counter extremism; wins contest

NORTHFIELD—Norwich University students have won the national P2P (Peer to Peer): Challenging Extremism competition with their tool, EMIT, which stands for Extremist Mimicry Interception Tool. The Norwich EMIT team competed Wednesday, Feb. 1, in Washington, D.C. Three other finalist teams presented their work. Judges comprised…

Local News
February 1, 2017

Castleton adds more downtown student housing

RUTLAND—Castleton University, in a continuing partnership with MKF Properties and Mark Foley, Jr., will expand its housing options in downtown Rutland to include apartments in the Gryphon Building at the corner of West Street and Merchants Row. The second floor of the building will be…