Ashleigh du Plessis’s children were nine, seven, and two when she and her husband moved them from Cape Town, South Africa to Vermont in the summer of 2019. The family arrived on a Sunday, and on Tuesday Ashleigh started classes at CCV-Upper Valley.
Happy Summer! Classes are underway, the weather is fine, and we’re looking forward to a season of abundant learning. Enjoy our June roundup, and don’t forget to share your Notables at email@example.com!
As promised, April is arriving with showers galore: rain, yes, along with buckets of good news too. This month, we’re recognizing many members of the CCV community who are using their creativity, hard work, and leadership to usher in some sunshine.
CCV’s Student Leadership Scholarships are awarded annually to one student from each academic center. This year, CCV Now features the stories of 2017 Scholars Danielle Braverman of Brattleboro and Dagan Warner of Springfield.
Michelle Pepin and Hal Porter are about as different as you can imagine. She’s a 24-year-old, bright-eyed and jubilant small town girl. He’s a 49-year-old, heavily tattooed, recovered alcoholic and opiate addict. Despite these differences, there are similarities between the two: they both thrive on helping others, and they’re both CCV Leadership Scholars for 2016.
CCV’s new LEAD program has launched, offering students the opportunity to earn a leadership endorsement on their transcript.