Hoper Trustees Meeting Minutes- 7/30/20

Hooper Trustees Present:    Peggy Pschirrer (Chair); Cheryl Mayberry; Steven Dalessio

CALL TO ORDER:  Mrs. Pschirrer called this Hooper Trustees meeting to order at 7:38 PM.  She advised this meeting is being recorded.

HOOPER TRUSTEES MINUTES:

HOOPER TRUSTEES MEETING – July 23, 2020:  Mr. Dalessio moved to accept the Minutes of the Hooper Trustees meeting of July 23, 2020, as submitted.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the Minutes were approved.

HOOPER BUSINESS:

Hooper Institute Board:  Mrs. Pschirrer attended the Hooper Institute Board meeting last night.  Every year it is a highlight meeting for her.  The Summer Intern Program Students described their seasonal jobs.  It was thrilling to listen to the recipients of the Hooper Scholarships.  Maddie Beaudry described her trip to China in detail and invited people to read her paper.  She is doing well and is very productive.  Eventually she will have a PhD and is interested in transmitting the diseases of animals to people.  Maddie has a plan that includes going to Harvard.  Emily Britton has now graduated and left today to go to Oklahoma to Vet School.  She has done very well.  Gabe gave a presentation and is going to be a freshman at Colorado Mountain College.  It is a 2-or-4 year college and it is affordable.  He will be majoring in environmental studies.  George Gowdy will be a sophomore at St. Lawrence.   Edward Gowdy spoke about his work on the Malnati Farm and differences between his family’s farm and the Malnati Farm.  Most of the recipients, who were unable to attend, sent reports that were read at the meeting.  Mrs. Pschirrer stated it was a good, positive meeting.          

ADJOURNMENT:

Mr. Dalessio moved to adjourn this Hooper Trustees meeting.  The Hooper Trustees will return to the Selectboard meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Mayberry.  Mrs. Pschirrer asked if there were any questions or comments.  There were none.  With Mr. Dalessio, Ms. Mayberry and Mrs. Pschirrer in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 7:43 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Regina Borden, Recording Secretary

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