Special delivery: Lyndonville seniors receive signs, cap and gown

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 April 2020 at 9:00 pm

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LYNDONVILLE – Dr. Elissa Smith, Lyndonville Elementary School Principal, joins Madison Austin, the Student Council president, after Smith and other school officials delivered the sign and a cap and gown to Madison and her classmates on Tuesday.

Donations form the community covered the cost for the signs, with each of the 45 members of the senior class receiving one.

Isabella Carrasquillo holds balloons in Lyndonville’s school colors while standing with her sign.

Mitzi Fredericks, a library/media aide at the school, and her husband Merle present the senior sign to their grandson, Oskar Heinsler.

Mason Boyd was happy to receive the signs. Mason and his classmates have had their senior disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Students have been out of the school building for almost seven weeks, with students work on their schoolwork at home.

Two school administrators – Joe DiPassio (business administrator) and Jason Smith (district superintendent) – present the senior sign to and Faith Chaffee, who is the class president.

Kaci Wittmeyer received a sign from the district on Tuesday.

Cal Stinson feels school pride as a senior at Lyndonville.

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