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The Sanford Regional Technical Center (SRTC) held its annual Career
and College Fair on Nov. 9. Nearly 1,000 students and over 110 companies,
colleges and military branch representatives were in attendance. 

Photo:  Sanford School Department 

By Carolyn Cadigan 

Where do we go from here? On Nov. 9, the Sanford Regional Technical Center (SRTC) held its annual Career and College Fair, which was attended by nearly 1,000 students from SRTC and Sanford High School. Over 110 companies, colleges and military branch representatives were present. The fair provided an opportunity for students to engage with representatives and receive valuable insight, whether they are interested in college or are considering entering the workforce directly after high school. The work behind the scenes to coordinate the event was a team effort, with students, administrators and instructors all chipping in to make the fair a success. For the full story, go here.  

  College student-athlete Stults wins cross country championship: York County Community College (YCCC) student-athlete Amy Stults of Sanford is the 2023 Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) Cross Country Champion. Amy finished 20 seconds ahead of the second-place runner and qualified to compete in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship. Amy, a full-time student and mother of two, will graduate from YCCC in May 2024 with her degree in nursing. Additionally, Amy received her phlebotomist certificate through YCCC’s Workforce Training Program and is a member of the Student Senate and Nursing Club. In 2022, Amy was recognized as a YSCC Cross Country All-Conference member, was a YSCC Academic All-Conference award winner and was named YCCC’s Student of the Year.

Left to right: Valerie Randall, Hope Abbott-Eaton, Drake Wilson, Jack VanGieson, Ben Terril, Arianna Spiller,
Olivia Giles, Braeden Landry, Rachel Cyr

Courtesy Photo

Theater company performance delivers magic, mayhem and misfits:The Sanford High School Theater Company drew crowds to the Sanford Performing Arts Center recently with a performance of “PUFFS.” The show that mixed magic, comedy and a touch of Harry Potter was directed by Brett Williams and put on by a cast and crew of more than 30 students. “I love this show because it’s so funny, and every performance is a little different,” said student Salem Brown. “But it’s also very challenging because it’s so fast paced. We’re having so much fun!” Go here for the full story. 

Required radon testing planned for Sanford schools: The Sanford school district will be conducting required radon testing on all school buildings over the next few weeks. The Maine Department of Education requires all Maine schools to test for radon once every five years. Testing will be conducted by a certified radon measurement professional and will not disrupt classroom activities. Results will be shared with the community once testing is complete and results are analyzed. FMI, including the testing schedule for Sanford schools, go here

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