CASTLETON, Vermont — Dalton-Jesse Cummins and Peter Michelsen, both of Winthrop, were among 12 Castleton University faculty-student groups that were recently awarded an institutional research grant for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The grants, which range from $500 to $2,000 each, were awarded by Academic Dean Tony Peffer and reviewed by Dr. Ingrid Johnston-Robledo, dean of Arts, Sciences and Community Engagement, and a faculty committee. 

Several disciplines are represented by the various projects, which utilize many different methods for answering research questions and generating knowledge. In addition to presenting their work at the Castleton Scholarship Celebration in May, many groups will present their work at national conferences this spring and summer.

CASTLETON, Vermont — Castleton University student Taylor Benson of Leeds has earned a Pass with Distinction on the school’s Writing Graduation Standard Essay.

CASTLETON, Vermont — Tyler Sturtevant of Mechanic Falls was named to the 2016 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference All-Academic Team.

MOUNT VERNON, Indiana — Courtney Caouette of Greene has been admitted to Cornell for the Fall 2017 semester.

POTSDAM, New York — Clarkson University has announced recipients of endowed, sponsored and Share Clarkson scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

Local recipients are:

• Dalton Hunter Lorenz of Raymond received the J. Paul Nessler ’69 Memorial Endowed Scholarship;

• Christina Elizabeth Pollard of Raymond received the FLIR Systems Inc. Endowed Scholarship;

• Desmond Horowitz of Casco received the Clarkson University Memorial Endowed Scholarship;

• Alex J. Michaud of Sabattus received the Bill Cotter ’73 Sponsored Scholarship; and

• Ben Hidden Buck of Peru received the William P. Harrison Endowed Scholarship.

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