Birth 

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A girl, Avery Lynn Lamorey, was born May 10, 2020, to Kyle and Hillary (Amell) Lamorey of Northfield.

College news

University of New Hampshire graduates include Sarah Prescott of Bradford, cum laude, BS in Human Development and Family Studies; Allison Peck of St. Johnsbury, BS in Equine Studies, Industry and Management; and Zachary Kelly of Stowe, BA in History.

University of New England spring 2020 dean's list includes Taylor Marsh, Yvonne Otis, Shelby Santor, Jessica Scott, all of Barre; Jackson McCoy of East Montpelier; Taylor Cookson of Plainfield; Tristian Touchette of Waterbury Center; and Jozlyn Bolduc of Worcester.

Northeastern University spring 2020 dean's list includes Samuel Ahearn of Barre, applied physics major; Rachael Phillips of Plainfield, international affairs major; and Emma Laskaris of Waitsfield, international affairs major.

Eliza Guion of East Montpelier, sociology major, received the W. Lewis Abbott Prize in Sociology from Colorado College celebrating outstanding students.

Bowdoin College honorees include Anna Barnes of Vershire, environmental studies-government and legal studies major, with the Academic Award in Environmental Studies; and Anneka Williams of Waitsfield, biology major, with the James Malcolm Moulton Prize in Biology.

Vermont Technical College Honors Celebration recognized:

Michelle Lamore of Cambridge, Veterinary Technology Department Greatest All-Around Academic Development Award;

Ashley Wheeler of Cambridge, Vermont Dental Hygienists Association Membership Spirit Award and J. Edward Marceau Memorial Scholarship Award;

Bryden Bonasera of Chelsea, Society of Manufacturing Engineers Award and Engineer of the Year Nominee;

Donna MacDonough of Jeffersonvlle, BSN Nurse Leadership Award;

Ryder Lalomia of Marshfield, Student Engineering Technician of the Year Nominee;

Kimberly Myers of Montpelier, Vermont Nursery and Landscape Association Student Merit Award;

Mina (Naomi) Lovell of Morrisville, Mechanical Engineering Technology Faculty Award and RA Floor Spirit Award - Keenan B300's;

Andrew Scott of Northfield, Ruth Freeman Memorial Award for Architectural & Building Engineering Technology;

Nathaniel Wells of Stowe, Faculty Memorial Fund Scholarship Award and Robert S. Brady Award for Greatest All-Around Academic Development in Architectural & Building Engineering Technology;

Ian Barker of Thetford Center, Mechanical Engineering Technology Academic Excellence Award and Student Engineering Technician of the Year;

Madison Distel of Tunbridge, Colgate STAR Award;

Nicole Cutler of Waterbury, Equine Studies Faculty Award and USCAA Academic All-American;

Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society – Anne McCaffrey of Berlin, Ashley Henry of East Barre, Anna Greaves, Heather McLean, both of Hardwick, Jared Bertrand of Lyndonville, Cassandra Bickford of Marshfield, Christopher McMurtry of Moretown, Lauren Punger of Randolph, Erin Wade of South Barre, William Ganter, Michael Jolly, both of Stowe, Abigail Defreest of Warren, Wendy Longmoore of Wells River, Katherine Tisdale of West Topsham, Rachel Laggner, Amy Putnam, both of Williamstown;

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society – Cameron Codling of East Barre, Jessica Ballard of Essex, and Rebecca Robertson of St. Johnsbury.

Vermont Foodbank benefits

The Vermont Community Foundation grants $622,334 in third and largest round from Vermont COVID-19 Response Fund, including a $60,000 award to Vermont Foodbank to purchase and process surplus local milk for the charitable food system through a partnership with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets.

Green Mountain United Way expands Working Bridges programs to serve employees at Vermont Foodbank as they work to take care of Vermonters and ensure no Vermonter goes without food now, during the COVID-19 crisis, or in the future. The Working Bridges program will bring United Way Resource Coordinator employee Laurie Kelty on-site at the Vermont Foodbank to coordinate resources and provide direct assistance to employees.

On Thursday, May 28, a donation, 40,000 lb. of assorted canned goods valuing about $40,000, from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be delivered to Vermont Foodbank’s Barre distribution Center. 

Grant monies made available from Rotary International, Rotary District 7870 – comprising 60 Rotary Clubs in southern Vermont and southern New Hampshire – distributed $25,000, approximately $8K for Vermont Foodbank and $17K for the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire.

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