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PHS students create audio books for Africa

According to Tracy L. Gallipo, guidance director at Poultney High School, sophomore students Abigail Teetor and Christopher Shepardson represented the school as ambassadors at the annual Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Conferenceheld at Saint Michael's College.

O'Brien made a name for himself portraying Western lawman Wyatt Earp on television in the late 1950s.

O'Brien Ambassadors participate in leadership training, community service and student voice, giving students the ability to influence the learning community.

Both students participated in a group community service project creating books on tape for children in Africa.

Teetor is the daughter of Mark and Mary Jo Teetor of Poultney. Abby is a varsity cheerleader and plays flute in the band. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Vice President of the Class of 2012, and a Student Council representative. Abby also volunteers with the Poultney Town Recreation Little League program and Rotary breakfasts here at PHS.

Shepardson is the son of Steve and Sandy Shepardson of Poultney. Chris plays varsity football, basketball and baseball. He is a member of the National Honor Society, a Student Council representative and the President of the Class of 2012. He volunteers for the Poultney youth basketball program. C

Both students participated in a group community service project creating books on tape for children in Africa.

Teetor is the daughter of Mark and Mary Jo Teetor of Poultney. She is a varsity cheerleader and plays flute in the band. She is a member of the National Honor Society, vice president of the Class of 2012, and a Student Council representative. She also volunteers with the Poultney Town Recreation Little League program and Rotary breakfasts at PHS.

Shepardson is the son of Steve and Sandy Shepardson of Poultney. He plays varsity football, basketball and baseball. He is a member of the National Honor Society, a PHS Student Council representative and the president of the Class of 2012. He volunteers for the Poultney youth basketball program.

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