David Gullerat grew up doing what young country kids do: roaming the fields and meadows around his home looking at bugs and crayfish, canoeing and fishing on a local lake, and generally just exploring what nature had to offer.
The adage goes: if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. And that’s what most people would think when they hear that it’s possible to earn thousands of dollars’ worth of college credits in fifteen weeks’ time for about $1,000. But they’d be wrong.
Ten CCV students have been chosen to be the College’s first recipients of its new Student Leadership Scholarship. Inspired by the outstanding leaders that pass through the College’s twelve brick-and-mortar academic centers as well as the Center for Online Learning, the college has created the new scholarship to recognize and reward these students for their dedication to helping others.
Last fall CCV received a $2.5million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that helped the College accelerate the development of three degree programs that will prepare students for careers in fields Vermont employers have identified as being high demand.