Tag Archives: Students

Area high school students win big at robotics competition
News Briefs
March 16, 2017

Area high school students win big at robotics competition

Area high school students from Rutland captured a win this past weekend at the FIRST Robotics District Event at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass. There were 40 teams from all over New England competing in this year’s challenge, including FIRST Team 2370, the IBOTS…

News Briefs
March 1, 2017

Castleton video festival seeks high school talent

CASTLETON—Castleton University, in partnership with Vermont PBS, invites Vermont high school students to participate in the 22nd annual Castleton Videofest.

High school students throughout Vermont and the surrounding area are encouraged to enter submissions in any of four categories: documentary, experimental/animation, narrative fiction, and public…

Barstow students get their hands dirty
News Briefs
February 15, 2017

Barstow students get their hands dirty

CHITTENDEN—American naturalist John Muir stated, “Keep close to Nature’s heart … and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” While students at Barstow Memorial School cannot spend an entire week in…

Local student robotics team to battle for world title
Local News
February 8, 2017

Local student robotics team to battle for world title

RUTLAND—A Rutland area robotics team will be headed to St. Louis, Mo., in April to compete in the FIRST® World Championships. FIRST sponsors robotics and technical competitions for students at all levels. The Robo-Rattlers compete at the FLL level, where students aged 9 through 12…

Calling all college students

Jan. 2-13—KILLINGTON—Calling all college students! Killington College is filled with loads of activities both on and off the hill. The events officially started Jan. 2, and continue through Jan. 13 with parties on and off the hill. In addition, college students will receive discounts at…

News Briefs
December 7, 2016

GMC students to present sustainable vision for the north country

POULTNEY—Seventeen Green Mountain College students and four faculty members spent the fall semester studying the social, economic and environmental dynamics affecting the north country region in Vermont and the Adirondack region of New York. Their culminating project, a comprehensive vision for building sustainable, resilient communities…

News Briefs
November 30, 2016

Stafford Tech students win big in cooking contest

On Friday, Nov. 18 at the Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier, members of the Stafford Technical Center’s culinary arts class competed in the eighth annual Culinary Classic competition against teams from other Vermont tech centers.

The student competitors were Eric Morton, a senior second year…