August 27, 2015

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BLOG: Summer is Gone, Bags Are Done

Rowan Sockwell, Ellen Finucane, Maeve Sockwell and I, Nair Tolomeo, posing with funny faces during a dance party at Camp Wicosuta. Photo by Wicosuta's Staff Photographer

Just like everything comes to an end on time, so does camp, and when something ends, it means it is time to say goodbye. At the very beginning of camp I would have never imagined how hard it would be to say by at the end of the summer not only to the campers but […]

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August 23, 2015

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BLOG: Staying in Shape at Camp!

Newfound Lake, Hebron, New Hampshire. Photo by Nair Tolomeo

Even before starting this blog, let me tell you one thing: you do not stop moving all day! Yes, just like that. No matter which activity you teach during the day, daily schedule forces you to be active from very early in the morning until late night. In my case, for example, as a tennis […]

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August 18, 2015

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BLOG: From Learning to Teaching II: A Day on the Tennis Courts

Wicosuta's Tennis Staff 2015. Photo by Wicosuta's Phorography Staff

After taking tennis lessons for more than eleven years, it was finally my time to show how much I have learned. For this, my time at camp has been the best I could have asked for, as my routine includes five hours of teaching tennis a day! Starting in the morning, a regular tennis schedule […]

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August 11, 2015

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BLOG: Trip Day Fun Day!

Main entrance of Canobie Lake Park, an amusement park located in Salem, New Hampshire. Photo by Nair Tolomeo.

Even though regular schedule at camp is a lot of fun, after a couple of days, the routine gets everybody and that is when trip days are the bomb! After getting all the girls on the bus, trip starts all the way from the moment we step out of camp. Singing all along or playing […]

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July 12, 2015

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BLOG: From Learning to Teaching: My Summer Transition

As an all-girls' summer camp, Wicosuta promotes Confidence, Competence and Community among all of the campers and the staff. Picture by Wicosuta photographer's staff member

When the end of the year was approaching, it was time for me to decide what to do in the summer, and that is how I ended up being a Camp Counselor and a tennis coach. Hello, everyone! My name is Nair Tolomeo and for these two upcoming months I will be writing about my […]

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May 7, 2015

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Stillman College hosts “Stories of Faith: A Sharing” chapel service

Senior Kelsey Wilson performing a solo at the chapel service on Thursday, April 23 in the Birthright Auditorium. Photo by Christen Hyde

Stillman College hosted its last chapel service for the year on Thursday, April 23, in Birthright Alumni Hall. The theme for the program was Stories of Faith: A Sharing. Three speakers in the faculty and staff shared their life stories with the audience. Jonathan Ray, an associate professor of social sciences; Willie Wells, an administrative assistant […]

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May 7, 2015

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More commencements services would help students

Graduates at Stillman College walking to the graduation ceremony. Photo released by Google Images

Many times at Stillman College, students who could walk through graduation ceremonies have to wait because the college, to save money, holds one ceremony annually. I am one of those students. I will be finished with my degree plan in December 2015. I will have to wait a semester to be honored for my achievement, […]

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April 27, 2015

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Stillman College Band program goes on tour

The Stillman Jazz Band performing at their spring concert

The Stillman College concert band, jazz band, and marching band, under the direction of Derrick Yates director of bands, and assistant band director Remus Webb, helped in a recruiting tour starting the morning of April 19. The first performance was at Paul W. Bryant High School. The environment was very welcoming and the students were […]

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April 24, 2015

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Brittany Hollins elected 2015 – 2016 Miss Stillman

All 6 Miss Stillman College contestant and the current Miss Stillman, Shambria Davis, pose for the Charm School theme pageant. Photo by Antonio Minifield

The Stilman College family anticipates the big reveal of the  2015-2016 Miss Stillman and her attendants. Stillman’s Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Sharon Whittaker-Davis made the announcement of Brittany Hollins’ win as the 2015-2016 Miss Stillman Thursday, April 16, at the Student Talent and Recognition Showcase, the first such event at Stillman. The attendants […]

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April 24, 2015

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Legacy Banquet at Benjamin Barnes YMCA to be May 14

(From left) James Cunningham, former coach and sports director of the Benjamin Barnes YMCA, and Jim Holland, former Central High School girls basketball coach, visit during the Barnes youth basketball league games in January. The two friends visit the Barnes Y often. Photo by Lucinda Coulter

A fundraiser banquet will be at the Benjamin Barnes YMCA from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 14. As part of the event, the Barnes Y’s gymnasium will be named in honor of former sports director James “Coach” Cunningham, a Stillman alumnus. The longtime youth leagues sports leader won 11 consecutive championships in football […]

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