STUDENTS IN THE YouthWorks program this summer helped serve community supper at the Congregational Church in Middlebury. Shown, left to right, are: Arrien Gadue, David Ogrodowczyk (program instructor), Matt Rich, Ryeli Oudman-Blackwood, Kristen Andrews (program instructor), Ulysses Suazo and Cassie Stevens.
MIDDLEBURY — Higher education opportunities like apprenticeships and community college are on the rise in Vermont, a state where 92 percent of students graduate from high school but only 37 percent of people aged 25 years or older have a bachelor’s degree.
It’s good news that more students who have opted not to attend a four-year school are seeking other means of higher education, but it’s still a bigger struggle for the multitude of available programs to attract those students than it should be.
It all starts with getting enough information to make a well-informed choice.
Students at the Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury welcome the new Hass mini mill to the Middlebury campus earlier this spring
MIDDLEBURY — The Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center this fall will continue its recent pattern of expanding opportunities for the greater Addison County community to use its state-of-the-art facilities.
Dana Peterson, Career Center superintendent, confirmed the vocational-technical center at 51 Charles Ave. in Middlebury will make equipment in its graphic design, welding and industrial design/fabrication labs open to members of the Makery. Based in the Career Center, the Makery currently offers its members access (and expert guidance) to the center’s Engineering/3-D Printing Lab, its...
MIDDLEBURY — The Hannaford Career Center has announced the Outstanding Students for its first quarter, which ended in early November. Each quarter, HCC instructors select one student as their program’s Outstanding Student. These students and their guests attend an awards breakfast at the school’s restaurant, The Glass Onion, to be honored for their work ethic, creativity, approach to problem-solving, effort and attitude, collaboration, and other aspects of academics and the center-wide Habits of Work.
Twenty students were honored between breakfast events on Nov. 14 and 15. At the breakfast,...