Firefighter group grants scholarships to 2 youths

ADDISON COUNTY — The Addison County Firefighters Association’s Scholarship Committee this past spring announced that Karissa Livingston and Henry Carpenter were chosen to receive scholarships awarded to Addison County students. The scholarships are in the amount of $1,000 each. The announcement was made at the ACFA quarterly meeting held in Bristol on April 13.

Karissa is the daughter of Philip and Dawn-Marie Livingston of New Haven. Karissa, a 2021 graduate of Mount Abraham Union High School, is attending Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H., seeking a degree in Business and Finance. Several members of Karissa’s family are members of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, including her dad, who is a line captain.

Henry is the son of Jeff Carpenter and Corinna Noelke of Middlebury. A 2022 graduate of Middlebury Union High School, Henry will attend Colgate College in Hamilton, N.Y., seeking a degree in Economics and Math. Henry’s dad, Jeff, is a 19-year member of the Middlebury Fire Department and is a captain. Both Henry and his sister, Audrey, are cadets in the department.

The Ray E. Davison Scholarship fund was established in 1992. The Addison County Firefighters Association is pleased and proud to be assisting families of Addison County Firefighters with their college education.

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