Vermont Gov. Phil Scott was on hand on Thursday to talk about his beliefs with students at The Sharon Academy.
The speech was part of the school’s two-year “beliefs” curriculum, according to Valley News reporter Matt Hongoltz-Hetling.
For the past decade, the academy’s 10th-graders have delivered lengthy presentations on their own core belief systems. Each student is encouraged to distill the essence of their beliefs down to a single word — a belief word, like a verbal talisman that would forever help them to navigate the rough waters of a post-graduate world.
The event closed out with a lively question-and-answer session once Scott finished his prepared remarks.
The topics ranged from questions about his stances on issues like net neutrality and the role of political lobbyists, to his personal experiences growing up as a motor-savvy tech student in Barre, Vt.
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