We’re pleased to share the March edition of updates from alumni about what they’ve done since graduating from CCV. Alumni are encouraged to share their news by filling out the alumni update form.
Joshua Clark ’13, Multimedia Communications
Arizona State University, Electrical Engineering
Joshua has been working with Fujifilm Dimatix for six years. He was recently promoted to an electrical engineering technician. Joshua is working on his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering through Arizona State University. He has a five-year-old daughter and eighteen-month-old son.
Lisa Henry ’20, Social Work
Lisa started at Northern Vermont University online in fall 2021. She currently works at a healthcare facility where she helps people from all walks of life. Lisa’s degree, and the classes she has taken thus far, have allowed her to utilize her skills when working with the public.
Laurel Reed-Becksted ’13, Liberal Studies
NVU Johnson ’17, BA Psychology
Antioch University ’21, Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Laurel recently accepted a position as an addiction recovery clinician at Counseling Service of Addison County.
Zachary Husband ’18, Liberal Studies
Goddard College ’21, BA Education
After CCV, Zachary went to Goddard College to get his education degree and certification to teach secondary English. Zachary started his first year teaching writing at his local public middle school.
Janine Smith ’21, Health Science
Janine works as a receptionist at Vermont Sports Medicine. She is continuing her education at CCV to receive an administrative medical assisting certificate.
Chelsea Boston ’17, Human Services
Champlain College ’20, Social Work
Chelsea landed a great job in her field and bought a house.
Adam Brunell ’09, Computer Science
Champlain College ’19, Computer & Information Systems
After graduating from CCV, Adam immediately started working on his bachelor’s degree at Champlain College. He graduated with a BS in information and computer systems, with a certificate in website development and design. Toward the end of his time at Champlain, Adam & his fiancé moved to North Carolina. Within the six years after moving to NC they got married, bought a home, and had a little girl. Adam now works as a systems admin within an international company.
Amanda Walker ’12, Liberal Studies
Johnson State College ’17, BA Psychology
Since graduating from CCV, Amanda received her BA from Johnson State College. After graduation in 2017, she couldn’t find a job that paid enough to afford student loans. Amanda was eventually blessed with a big promotion at her current company, and she’s now making great money and able to afford her loans.
Heather Bertrand ’18, Human Services
NVU-Lyndon ’20, BS Applied Psychology
Since Heather’s graduation from both CCV and NVU, she has been attending Plymouth State College’s graduate program. Heather will be graduating in 2022 with her MEd in school counseling and looks forward to working in a Vermont school system.
Joshua Chase ’20, Early Childhood Education
SNHU, Bachelor’s Degree
Just before graduating from CCV, Joshua and his partner relocated to Millbrook, Alabama where he completed his final courses. He had registered and enrolled in a bachelor’s program through SNHU online and began in January of 2021. Joshua is using his CCV education in his new career as a coach counselor, working to support adolescent women through the Department of Corrections and Youth Services. He married his soulmate and best friend on June 6th of 2021 and hasn’t stopped dedicating himself to furthering his education. He is working on a BA in psychology with a concentration in mental health. He will then go on to earn at least one master’s degree in the field of psychology. Ultimately, Joshua would love to become a clinical psychologist and dedicate his career to helping others and making a difference. Joshua will celebrate his 6th year in recovery from drug addiction in 2022. It was months after he decided to get clean that he sat with Billi Dunham at CCV and signed up for his first classes. His recovery has always been closely aligned with and supported by his pursuit of higher education. Joshua is so thankful for CCV, his peers, advisor, and professors along the way!
Etien Mbila Mayika ’17, Network Administration
Champlain College, Bachelor’s of Computer & Information Systems
Etien is married and has three energetic boys who are growing so fast. Etien is working as an integrations specialist for Springer-Miller Systems, a job that he secured right after his graduation in 2017. He still has three classes to take before his graduation from Champlain College in 2022.
Nicole Cremo ’13, Criminal Justice
Nicole has been with the Grafton County Department of Corrections in North Haverhill, NH since 2009. She was promoted to lieutenant in 2014, one year after graduation. She is the director of the community corrections division and created the Grafton County Pre-Trial Services Program. This program helps defendants on criminal bail receive services and get supervision while awaiting trial. Nicole bought her first house in 2016. She has been enjoying traveling and spending time with family and other loved ones.