Blog Archive: Exploring Career Options

Isaiah Brunache of Bennington
This fall, the freshman class at SUNY-Cortland will have a nationally-ranked track star in their midst. Isaiah Brunache of Bennington placed fifth in the nation this summer for high school shot-put, and just before graduating from Mt. Anthony Union High School this spring, he took home the D1
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BryAnna Goslant
BryAnna Goslant became interested in criminal justice when she was recovering from extensive hip surgery her sophomore year in high school. “I was on bed rest for six weeks, and I had lots of time to watch crime shows,” she laughs. BryAnna’s favorite crime drama was “NCIS,” and she particularly
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Mikayla Powell
When Mikayla Powell was born, her parents were still kids themselves. “My mom and dad were just teenagers. There are pictures from their high school graduation with me in it,” she says. “Growing up, we were fairly poor,” she recalls. Particularly after her parents split up when she was in middle
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ALlyson Ratz
Allyson Ratz, 17, has always been interested in how things are put together. Whether it’s the individual strokes of one of her award-winning pencil drawings, how the lines of a classic rock song can tell a story of social change, or how the release of chemicals inside the brain can influence a
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Nicole Dunn
Nicole Dunn has had a tough go of it in her 37 years. She has struggled to come to terms with her transgender identity, has overcome depression, and is in recovery from alcoholism. And while her outlet has always been music — she has toured with several successful bands — the pandemic put a hold on
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Samantha Hadvab
The future looks bright for 22-year-old Samantha Hadvab: She’s ready to graduate from the University of Vermont this spring with a degree in medical radiation sciences, and she already has a job offer waiting for her at the Lafayette Family Cancer Institute in Brewer, Maine, where she’s finishing up
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Photographer Jay Natola
If you haven’t had the chance to hear one or both of Jay Natola’s NEK-based bands, Subject to Change and The Beardos, play a deep jam session, think Phish, Dave Matthews, or the Grateful Dead. “Subject to Change used to play a festival every year in Glover, and we put on a show. We could play a song
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lucas roberts
Lucas Roberts was ahead of the game: He had finished all his high school requirements, save for one English class, by the end of his junior year at Twinfield Union High School. Still, when his VSAC counselor told him about the Early College Plus program, which allows high school seniors to take
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Hands laptop
WINOOSKI – Join the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. (VSAC) on Thursday, March 10 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. for the next VSAC Shows You How webinar to help you better the financial aid offers you get from colleges — and how to take action if needed so you don’t miss a step. Register here to get all your
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