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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.
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 Panthers’ latest 1,000 point scorer, in having their names added to the list.
Read more at the Valley News website.
After being inducted into @thetfordacademy’s 1,000-point club, Rita Brown DeGoosh, 73, of #FairleeVT, holds onto the honorary #basketball given to her by the school in #ThetfordVT on Wednesday. DeGoosh scored 1,000 points when she played for the Panthers between 1958-62, but female players’ achievements weren’t recognized back then. 🔹 Find a full story — in words, photos and video — at www.vnews.com/instagram. 🔹 (Valley News – Jennifer Hauck @hauck45) #uppervalley #upval #thetfordacademy #vermont #vt #vnewsuv #photojournalism #hoops #hands #1000 #1000pointclub #1000points #achievement #honor #girlpower #hands #manicure #purple #🏀 #💅🏻
It’s not only the sports teams that get to get up on the fire truck for winning championships in Thetford
From the Thetford Academy Facebook page:
The cast and crew of TA’s winning one act play atop the Thetford Volunteer Fire Department’s truck. The Fire Department is always game to help TA celebrate a State Championship!
Read more about the play at the Thetford Academy website.
In other T.A. news this week, Head of School Bill Bugg has announced plans to step down at the end of the 2018-19 school year, after more than six years at the helm.
— Josh Weinreb (@JoshWeinreb) March 1, 2018
Add him to the list!
Read Josh Weinreb’s report on the game here.