Teacher of the Year Winners for 2019-2020

Russ Bibens - 2/4/2020

There are three categories for Teacher of the Year.
Grade 9-12 Winner:
Douglas Heavisides is the Director of Hartford Area Career & Technology Center in White River Junction. He is sponsored by White River VFW Post 2571 and it’s auxiliary.
Grade 6-8 Winner:
Taylor Goodland is a 7th & 8th grade teacher at St. Albans Town Education Center in St. Albans. He is sponsored by St. Albans Post 758 post and it’s auxiliary.   
Grade K-5 Winner:
Alison Sylvester is a 5th grade teacher at Union Street School in Springfield VT. She is sponsored by Springfield VFW Post 771 and it’s auxiliary.
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To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
Our Vision: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


Join us as brothers and sisters of America to preserve the rights of veterans and support each other as only those who share in the camaraderie forged by conflict can.