School News in Brief


CCS student performs at Vt. State Legislature

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Cambridge Central School freshman Malachi Best was invited by music producer/composer Sandy Wilbur to perform at the opening of the 2014 Vermont State Legislature on Jan. 7. He was joined by students from the Maple Street School in Manchester, Vt., who recorded "Four Score and Seven Years Ago" with him last spring. The song was written in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. Go to to see the April video as well as "We the People" that was recorded in 2011 in honor of the US Constitution.

Castleton dean's list

CASTLETON -- The following students were named to the Castleton College Dean's list for the Fall 2013 semester. To qualify for this academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester grade point average of 3.5.

Included were: Elizabeth Alter-Wright of Dorset; Haley Armstrong of Bennington; Isaac Bendavid of Shaftsbury; Daniel Cassidy of Manchester Center; Hannah Corkum of Manchester; Kiana Gates of Bennington; Jessica Marie Goodman of North Bennington; Tristan Goodman of Manchester Center; Alex Hawley of East Arlington; Anastasia Haytko of Bennington; Amanda LaCroix of Manchester Center; Jennah Lacoste of Arlington; Richard Marantz of West Pawlet; Brendan Miller of Bennington; Samuel Nunnikhoven of Manchester Center; Lacy Parmenter of Bennington; Joseph Plotts of East Arlington; Dean Sherman of Dorset; Krista Slade of Readsboro; and Andrew Wolf of Bennington.

Castleton Fall 2013 president's list

CASTLETON -- The following students were named to the Castleton College President's list for the Fall 2013 semester. To qualify for this academic honor, the student must maintain full-time status and a semester GPA of 4.0.

Named were Chelsea Carey of North Bennington, and Mikayla Taylor of West Pawlet.

Booster Club donation

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Tribesmen Booster Club, a volunteer group comprised of parents and athletes alike, has donated a new, backlit scorer's table to be used in the CCS high school gymnasium. This new table replaces the black-painted plywood boxes that formerly served as a scorer's table.

The Booster Club was able to provide this much needed upgrade with funds raised through the snack bar, which they offer at all Varsity games for Fall and Winter sports, as well as Saturday morning basketball games. The volunteers raised the $3,300 necessary to achieve this goal.

A separate donation of $4153 has provided 36 new padded chairs and a storage rack to be used during volleyball, basketball and wrestling games and matches. Each padded chair, with the Cambridge Indian logo, complements the newly renovated gym.

Parent and student volunteers in the Booster Club will continue striving to make a difference in the Sports Department at CCS, and new volunteers are always welcome.

CCV announces Fall 2013 President's list

MONTPELIER -- The following students at the Community College of Vermont were named to the Fall 2013 President's list.

The President's list includes full-time students with a 4.0 GPA.

Kayla Breithaupt of North Bennington; Wren Williamson of North Bennington; Jennifer Weiler of Arlington; Rebecca Cross of Bennington; Michael Washington of Bennington; and Timothy Kelly of Bondville.

Clarkson University dean's list

POTSDAM, N.Y. -- The following local students were named to the Clarkson University Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester: Joshua Bisson of Bennington, a sophomore majoring in chemical engineering; Trevor Derby of North Bennington, a senior majoring in electrical engineering.

Dean's list students must achieve a minimum 3.25 GPA and also carry at least 14 credit hours.

SVC commendation list

BENNINGTON -- Nicole Sousis of Bennington and Casandra Gerst of North Bennington have been named to the Commendation List for the Fall 2013 semester at Southern Vermont College in Bennington.

The list recognizes part-time students who have earned a minimum GPA of 3.25 during the semester.

Champlain College dean's list

BURLINGTON -- The following area residents have been named to the Fall 2013 dean's list at Champlain College. The honored students are: Leonard Kelley of Bennington; Chelsea Charbonneau of Manchester Center; Talon Birns of Manchester Center; and Andrew Filippi of Manchester Center.

President's List at SVC

BENNINGTON -- Kaitlyn Daniels of Arlington has been named to the Provost list at Southern Vermont College.

The Provost list recognizes full-time students who have earned a minimum GPA of 3.25 during the fall semester.

Daniels is a sophomore majoring in Nursing. She is a graduate of Arlington Memorial High School and the daughter of Helen and Ricky Daniels of Arlington.

Lewis named to MMA president's list

BENNINGTON -- Massachusetts Maritime Academy has recently named local student, Cadet Elliot Lewis of, Bennington to the President's list during the Fall 2013 semester.

Area residents named to Quinnipiac dean's list

HAMDEN, Conn. -- The following area residents were named to the the dean's list at Quinnipiac University for the Fall 2013 semester: Erin Anderson of Bennington; Samuel Leech of Dorset; and Danielle Marmer of Dorset.

To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a GPA of at least 3.5 with no grade lower than C. Full-time students must complete at least 14 credits in a semester, with at least 12 credits that have been graded on a letter grade basis to be eligible. Part-time students must complete at least six credits during a semester.


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