RUTLAND Recipients of the 2008 Small Business Person of the Year and Champion Awards were honored by the Vermont business community at a ceremony sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Vermont Business Magazine. Champion awards were presented to: Coco Dowley, Cocos Frame Shop and Gallery, Stowe. Colleen Montague, Vermont Agency of Transportation, Montpelier. Don Padgett, MicroBusiness Development Program, Central Vt. Community Action Council, Barre. Bruce Seel and Ted Goulette, Reynolds and Son, Inc., S. Barre. Jack Thurston, WCAX-TV, Burlington. Michael Valentine, Rutland Region Community Television.