RUTLAND-The PEGTV Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that Amber Dumas of Rutland is the 12th recipient of the $1,000 PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship. Dumas is a senior at Rutland High School and a member of the Stafford Technical Center video technology program. She has been accepted at Castleton State College and plans to major in video production.
Dumas is the daughter of Ed and Shelley Dumas of Rutland.
The Courcelle Scholarship is awarded annually to a Rutland County high school senior who has exhibited a high level of proficiency and interest in the video arts and intends to pursue study in the communications field at an accredited college, university or trade school.
The PEGTV Courcelle Scholarship honors the memory of Joe Courcelle for his pioneering work for local public access television. Joe Courcelle was an active member of the original board of directors, a dedicated independent producer and an integral part of the establishment of Rutland's PEGTV.