BRISTOL — Four graduating Mount Abraham Union High School seniors have been awarded scholarships by the Tari Shattuck Education Foundation, which gives scholarships to students planning to pursue a degree in Education. Owen Darling of Bristol, Addy Harris of Starksboro, Alexis Kouwenhoven of Bristol, and Mae Peterson of Bristol were all recipients of this year’s award. Owen Darling is planning to attend the University of York in England, and looks to use his study abroad to enrich his understanding of the world. This year, Darling took a class at Castleton University, and while there,...
ADDISON COUNTY — The Addison County Firefighters Association scholarship committee has announced that Sydney Perlee of Bristol and Riley Ochs of Orwell were chosen to receive scholarships in the amount of $500 each, The scholarships are awarded each year to Addison County students who are the children of county firefighters. Perlee is the daughter of Chad and Michelle Perlee of Bristol. She is graduating from Mount Abraham Union High School. While she has yet to decide upon which college she will attend, once there she plans to seek a degree in Animal Science/Pre-Vet. Ochs is the daughter of...
ORWELL — The Fortnightly Club of Orwell, a member of the General Foundation of Women’s clubs of Vermont (GFWC-VT, has announced the availability of scholarships for Vermont women beyond the traditional college age seeking to further their education or training or to upgrade their skills in preparation for advancing in the workplace.  The scholarships range from $500 to $1,500. GFWC-VT has been awarding this financial aid, which is funded through contributions from state federated clubs and from individuals, for many years.  The scholarship is named for Barbara Jean Barker, late of Poultney,...
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Vermont Student Assistance Corporation and 13 Vermont colleges and universities are announcing the 2020 Choose Vermont Scholarship Program, which will award $60,000 in scholarship money to students who commit to attend a Vermont school by June 1. Both out-of-state and Vermont students are eligible to enter.  “As we work to grow our workforce and help Vermonters in their careers, our higher education system plays a critical role,” said Governor Phil Scott. “These institutions, however, are feeling the effects of Vermont’s...

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