Congratulations, Sympathies and Obituaries to Charlotter’s
Congrats to Annika Gruber, John Moses and Leath Tonino. Sympathies to the families of Eileen Schilling, Joseph Lane, Sr., and Caroline W. Koehler
I received my college’s magazine the other day, and one of its lead articles described the migration of many African American workers from the Deep South north to major cities and smaller towns for jobs there and for better futures than they were getting in the Jim Crow arena. Beloit, Wisconsin, happened to be a major destination because it contained a good-size foundry of Fairbanks Morse, a manufacturer of engines and, interestingly, a part of the same corporate enterprise as the Fairbanks Corporation of St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
Congratulations Christie and David Garrett of Charlotte were featured in the August issue of Business People, Vermont for their…
Congratulations to Charlotte teenagers Rose Lord and Annika Gruber whose poems appeared in the Burlington Free Press’ Young Writers Projects…
to Henry and Lyla Bushey of Charlotte who earned recognition through the Good Citizen Challenge and what they accomplished in 2018. Their recognition became public at the Vermont Statehouse on March 27 when more than 70 student competitors for the honor gathered to be recognized.
to Courtney McDermott whose poem “Dublin” appeared in the Young Writers Project of the Burlington Free Press on August 10. In it the author wonders whether coming abroad was the right thing to do. She says she has never before felt lonely as she is sitting by herself in a café. She wonders whether she made a mistake but at the end of the poem makes her decision. Read it to see what she decides.
Congratulations to Jonathon Silverman of Charlotte who was featured in the “Talking Art” section of the April 25 Seven Days….
Congratulations: to the CVU Brain Bee Team, which was one of nine high school teams competing in the Vermont Brain on Feb. 10 at the UVM Larner College of Medicine.