Elana Sargent, a Old Colony student from the Carpentry shop, has been raising money to combat a rare brain cancer, glioblastoma, since she was nine years old. She lost her father, John, to the same cancer at age 11. Sargent has developed her own method of raising money— she makes bracelets.
Selling the bracelets she made, she was able to donate $2000 to Lahey Health Clinic, where her father was treated.
After Sargent donated money to Lahey Health, she started donating to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Since she started making bracelets, she has raised close to $10,000 in donations overall. She reported that she generally donates $1,000 per month to Mass General.
To read more about Elana Sargents story, check out the article written by Old Colony’s own, Zachary McMahon, here.
#1)MAVA/MVA Outstanding Technical Student: Rebecca Dawicki
#2)MVA Outstanding Technical Student: Erin Taylor
#3)MVA Outstanding Nontraditional Technical Student: Elana Sargent
#4) Walter Markham Award Winner: Amy Pringle
Congratulations to all!
Join us on Saturday, January 27th for the 6th Annual Frosty Runner Road Race to benefit the Old Colony RVTHS Cross Country Team and the OC Chapter of the National Honor Society. For more information, to download a registration form or race maps, click here.
The first Issue of the Cougar Chronicles for 2017-2018 is here! Within the second issue of the Cougar Chronicles tri-annual magazine, you will find literacy pieces and artworks created by our students and staff at Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School.
The Students who were willing to share their identity are named at the bottom of their work and the end credits below. Anonymous pieces are also displayed throughout the magazine. We express our deepest appreciation to everyone who was willing to share their talent with the Old Colony community.
There will be no school on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, due to the weather conditions. All classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Stay safe!
There is no school for Thursday, January 4, 2018, due to the predicted snowstorm for our area.