Births

Marianna J. Bougor-Patterson

A daughter, Marianna Jean, was born May 3, 2020, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, to Emelie Patterson and Damian Bougor of Rutland.

College students

Danielle Gray of Poultney and Christopher Andrews of Rutland, each earned a Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree, at Western Governors University in Salt Lake City.

Avery Provin of Pittsford was named to the 2020 spring president's list at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Senior citizens

Three elderly writers and poets from Vermont have been honored as prize winners in the international Ageless Authors Writing Contest. Ageless Authors is the largest international writers’ group for writers and poets age 65 and older.

Playwright and screenwriter Jean Yeager of Rutland took first prize in fiction with his short story, Old Pirates of the Heart.

Professor emerita Joyce Thomas of Castleton received second prize in poetry for Something Simple As and earned a special award of distinction for her haiku, Thaw.

Edward Myers of Washington, Vermont, earned an honorable mention for his essay, Rotas-Sator? Sator-Rotas.

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