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Video: 73-year-old Thetford Academy alum unveils the 1,000-point banner owed to her for 56 years

Via Josh Weinreb:

Whenever Rita Brown DeGoosh attended a basketball game at the Thetford Academy gym over the years and took notice of the list of 1,000-point scorers hanging on the wall, she always knew that one was missing.

 

Hers.

 

That was rectified on Wednesday morning during a a student-run assembly inside Vaughan Alumni Gym when DeGoosh, 73, a 1962 graduate of Thetford who currently lives in Fairlee, was finally recognized for scoring 1,000 points for the Panthers between 1958-62. She joined Dylan Thorburn, the Panthersโ€™ latest 1,000 point scorer, in having their names added to the list.

Read more at the Valley News website.

Rita Brown, in the front row third from left, stands with her basketball team in a 1962 yearbook photo from Thetford Academy. (Valley News – Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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