SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – A fun skate party with DJ and refreshments for grades 3-8 will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Springfield Parks and Rec Center at 139 Main St. in Springfield. The River Valley Technical Center Business and Financial Services students are putting this event on as a fundraiser for their trip to DECA nationals in Anaheim Cali. next month. Bring your skates and a helmet and join the fun. Tickets are less with a non-perishable food item. All proceeds will benefit the RVTC Business & Financial Services program.
Whitney Greene and Kaylee Norton competed in the Vermont Chapter of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) in February and earned multiple medals at the annual conference held in Burlington. The two Springfield high school students placed third in role-play for hospitality and marketing and won second place overall for that event. Whitney Greene also won a first place gold medal in the written exam for Hospitality Services. The RVTC students brought home a combined total of $3,000 in scholarships.