The first time she walked through the doors of CCV-Winooski, Sara Mecca felt uncertain. “I’d never gone to college before. I didn’t take my SATs. I was a little bit nervous about the Accuplacer.” At the same time, she was determined. “I felt like I just had jobs my whole life and I never had a career.”
When Lyndsay Squier started taking classes at CCV three years ago, she was full of doubt. She’d been told that she would never succeed in school. She was trying to get out of an unhealthy relationship. She wanted to go to college but wasn’t sure she could afford it. Beneath many layers of doubt, she also had a dream of going to law school.
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.
Denise Martin first came to CCV for a certificate in Medical Assisting. She had been a business major, but when she returned to school she wanted to change direction.
CCV students worked last year as Internet Interns for the e-Vermont Community Broadband project, a statewide effort to help bridge the digital literacy gap for rural Vermonters.