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Left to right: Windham Regional Career Center students Orión Knowlton, Blaize Weiss, Quin Forchion, and T Contakos at the Culinary Institute of America moments before starting the competition.

WRCC students win second place in Culinary Institute of America contest

BRATTLEBORO-Windham Regional Career Center Culinary II students Quin Forchion, T Contakos, Orion Knowlton, and Blaize Weiss won second place in a New York State Restaurant Association Regional Competition at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, New York, over the weekend of March 23–24.

The students competed against five other Vermont teams preparing a three-course modern Italian meal consisting of antipasti (caprese salad, grilled zucchini, and pickled carrots), main meal (salmon piccata with creamy polenta and shallot-sauteed asparagus) and dessert (poached pears with mango and pistachio cream) on two single burners in 60 minutes.

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Obituaries • Margaret M. "Greta" Burke, 66, of Taos, New Mexico. Died March 30, 2024, after a brave fight with cancer. Greta was the beloved sister of State Rep. Mollie S. Burke and the stepsister of Anne Cloutier Montgomery of Guilford. The seventh child in a large brood of...

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->Obituaries • Pamela G. "Pam" Chickering, 82, of West Chesterfield, New Hampshire. Died March 27, 2024, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family, following a lengthy and courageous battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Pam was born in Brattleboro on Jan. 15, 1942, the daughter of Murray...

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Obituaries • Linda Carter Capen Avery, 70, of Brattleboro. Died peacefully on June 30, 2023 in Vernon at the home of her son, Todd. Linda was born in Catskill, New York on May 9, 1953, the daughter of Alice and Charles Porter. She was a graduate of Brattleboro Union High School, Class of 1971, and married Scott Capen in January 1975. They had two children, Amy and Todd. They divorced in 1997. Linda married Lee Avery Jr. in October 2007.

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College news • Annmarie Mulkey of Stratton was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester at the Albany (N.Y.) College of Pharmacy and Life Sciences. • Paul Threewitt of West Dover was awarded the fall 2023 Dean's Letter of Commendation, which recognizes the outstanding academic achievements of part-time undergraduate students, at the University at Albany (N.Y.) Obituaries • Donald James Baldini, 83, of Westminster. Died at home on March 4, 2024, of cancer. A world-class bass player,

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College news • Grace Wilkinson of Bellows Falls, Lucy Daly of Jamaica, Annabelle Gray of Londonderry, and Althea Holzapfel of Marlboro were all named to the fall 2023 Dean's List at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. • Jessica Tatro of Brattleboro was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. • Audrey LaMorder of Guilford was named to the Dean's List at St. Michael's College in Colchester for the fall...

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Obituaries • Carol P. Bryant, 92, of Putney. Died on Feb. 25, 2024. She was born June 19, 1931, to Arthur and Lillian (Russell) Poynton in New Rochelle, New York. She graduated from Mamaroneck High School and attended the University of Vermont, where she was a proud sorority member and met her future husband, Lawrence E. Bryant. They were married in Shelburne on Sept. 6, 1952, and made their home in Putney until his death in 2003, a year after...

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College news • The following local students were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts: Freddie G. Learey of Brattleboro received first honors and Lydia Hazzard-Leal and Lucy M. Szpila, both of Brattleboro, received second honors. • Eva Ramey of Jamaica, Jordan Roach of Brattleboro, Alex Shriver of Brattleboro, Will Taggard of Brattleboro, and Broden Walsh of Marlboro were all named to the Dean's List for the fall 2023 semester at...

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