Our 2023 Rowland Fellows, left to right: Jessica Kessler, Christopher Sheehan, Carrie Gilman, Elizabeth Placencia, Adam Murray, and Lindsay McQueen.
Carrie Gilman, Northfield Middle High School
"create a youth panel to ensure student voice in inclusive and equitable response to harm, working in tandem with current discipline procedures"
Jessica Kessler, Green Mountain Union High School
"researching and implementing a schoolwide mental health literacy program"
Lindsay McQueen, Edmunds Middle School
"#1: Design and implement a two-year framework for Community Time that is sustainable, equitable and flexible.
#2: Reimagine a Wednesday schedule to maximize student choice and agency."
Adam Murray, Essex High School
"interview a large number of my school's most disengaged and disenfranchised students about what they want school to be...form a student/faculty design team to propose changes to our school and teaching based on the interview data"
Elizabeth Placencia, Middlebury Union Middle School
"create a mentoring program...that fully supports and sustains new teaching staff"
Christopher Sheehan, Twinfield Union School
"create a program at Twinfield that will help foster increased participation in our democracy by all Twinfield students"