STRATTON — The Stratton Foundation is seeking lighted tree sponsors for the annual Snowlight in Vermont event.
The lighted trees will be accompanied by a personalized plaque for the 2021-2022 winter season in Stratton and Manchester.
Lighted trees will line the Stratton Village and the walkway along the Veteran’s Memorial in town, to shine a light on education, making it possible for at-risk teens to go to college or trade school so that they grow to be successful, independent adults.
Personalize the plaque to celebrate loved ones and cherished memories at your tree through a $500 donation, of which $240 of proceeds from each tree will help to grow the Stratton Foundation scholarship fund.
The Stratton Foundation offers four-year college and trade-school scholarships to first-generation students to continue their education beyond high school. Teens who demonstrate promise, academic excellence and strength of character and an overwhelming ambition for a successful future are considered.
Scholarships are open yearly to graduating high school seniors attending Arlington High School, Burr & Burton Academy, Dorset School, Leland & Gray High School and Long Trail School.
In 2021, the Stratton Foundation awarded $54,000 in scholarships, through the extended generosity of the Todd Richter First Generation Scholarship Fund and the Wheeler First in Family Scholarship Fund.
To support a scholarship in your name, please contact the Stratton Foundation for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org. The tree lighting in Stratton is Nov. 26, but still to be determined in Manchester.
To sponsor a tree visit: https://strattonfoundation.org/snowlight-in-vermont