People and Places Awards presented to community members Staff June 16, 2022June 15, 2022 Tapper tapped for tree award Photo by Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program. Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County forester and columnist for The Charlotte News, was honored by the Vermont Urban and Community Forestry Program with its 2022 Tree Steward Practitioner Award for his work including management plans for municipal forests and public forestry education. Star teacher Courtesy photo. Andrew Lounsbury, middle level science educator at Charlotte Central School, received the Rising Star award, one of three Vermont educators to receive the award this year. From left, co-principal Jen Roth, the Vermont Association of Middle Level Education executive director Dave F. Brown, Lounsbury and co-principal Stephanie Sumner.