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Vermont tries to hold on to college grads

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Posted on January 24, 2019 |
By Sarah Asch



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JAMIE MCKENNA, RIGHT, and his partners in the local design firm Imhotep, Middlebury native Marcel Leduc, left, and David Rossiter, hire other Vermont college graduates, which helps to keep more young adults in the state. Photo by Jessica Sipe. Below, right, JAMIE MCKENNA, FOUNDER of the Middlebury-based design firm Imhotep, stands with his wife, Brit, and their son, Leo. Soon after graduating Middlebury College in 2008, McKenna realized he wanted to start his life and his business in Vermont. Now they don’t plan to leave. Photo courtesy of Jamie McKenna. Below left, Hailey Cray.

Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series looking at what the shrinking percentage of younger people in Vermont means to the future of the Green Mountain State. Click here to read the first story, "Numbers tell the story of an aging Vermont."

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