County students earn praise at Castleton and Vt. Tech

CASTLETON — After being sent home mid-semester, a number of local Castleton University students carried on and got it done. Below are the students named to the president’s list and dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester. President’s list honorees maintained full-time status and a semester grade point average of 4.0. Dean’s list honorees maintained full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5. President’s list Addison: Carrie Baker. Brandon: Meghan Hallett, Alexis Hedding, Christian Polli, Al … (read more)

Farm Show board to offer ag students tuition help

ESSEX JUNCTION — The Farm Show Board recently voted to sponsor a FARM (2+2) student through a four-year program that includes two years at Vermont Technical College and two years at the University of Vermont (with one semester at Miner Institute). The Far … (read more)

Opinion: Avenues for success are VAST

There is a free college tuition program that still is one of the best-kept secrets in Vermont. Did you know that Vermont students interested in STEM careers can go to college AND finish their high school degree at the same time? Tuition free? As I attende … (read more)