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Blog Archive: January 2022

Joanne Saunders
Karen McGovern, a counselor with VSAC’s Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), has worked with many adult Vermonters who want to go back to school to earn a needed credential or college degree. One student, in particular, Joanne Saunders of Fairfax, stands out. “When I first met Joanne about 12 years
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Student on laptop
WINOOSKI, Vt. -- A grant program that offers eligible Vermonters the opportunity to earn a college degree tuition-free has been embraced by nearly 1,750 students since the program began last fall. The grant, called 802Opportunity, pays for up to two years of free tuition to the Community College of
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 Natasha Sankgasoot
If you live in the Brattleboro area and have ever had a craving for authentic Thai food, you’ve probably visited the Thai Hut, and there’s a good chance you’ve met Natasha Sankgasoot. She’s the friendly young woman who often rings up customers and gives them their change. Natasha grew up in the
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