High school age students in Charlotte, Shelburne and Hinesburg have the opportunity to compete in the first round of the annual Rotary speaking competition at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Pierson Library in Shelburne. This first-round winner will represent the Rotary Club of Charlotte-Shelburne-Hinesburg Rotary Club.
Rosemary Zezulinski cleaned up at this year’s Champlain Valley Fair, bringin home 30 ribbons. You might think that perfect vegetables come from a perfect garden or that prize-winning tomatoes are grown under the strictest of circumstances. Rosemary Zezulinski of Charlotte, however, tips that wheelbarrow on its side. She went home from the Champlain Valley Fair this year with over two dozen ribbons for things she grew in a place she said resembles “Dr. Seuss’s garden.”
A team of 6th grade problem-solvers competed—and won first place—at the Vermont State Destination Imagination competition in Burlington on March 23. They also received a special award for teamwork and team spirit.
It all started with my mom saying, “You should look on the Food Network website and see if there are any casting calls for cooking shows.” I thought about it for a little while then I decided to go for it. What harm could it do? The odds of me getting in were so slim I thought it would just be a fun experience. I thought wrong.
Mater Christi School’s Bulldog robotics team was one of only two middle school teams to compete against 30 high school teams in the First Tech Challenge Regional Championship at Essex High School on February 24. Mater Christi School students engineered, built and coded a robot in compliance with competition specifications and successfully constructed an operable robot that they were able to control and maneuver.