Seen 'n Heard - October
2001 Issue (page 3)
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TWOMBLY STOPS BY WOODBURY REPORTS
(October 3, 2001) William Tombly, with Catherine Freer Wilderness
Therapy Expeditions, Albany, OR, 541-926-7252, firstname.lastname@example.org, passed through Bonners Ferry
on his way back home in Oregon. He had just driven across Canada after a honeymoon in New Hampshire. Good to see you,
MICHAEL LeBLANC LEAVES KING GEORGE SCHOOL
(October 2, 2001) Michael LeBlanc LMSW ACP, of the King George
School in Sutton, VT, 800-218-5122, cited two reasons for his decision to leave: “After the attacks on the World Trade Centers…I
do not want to move further away from my family and friends.” Also, “my role for the past 4 years requires of me a 24 hour per
day, 7 day a week availability… I am tired and in need of a break… where ever I am you get all of me, and I just cannot do this at
this time…It has been a very hard and emotional decision to do this…[in the future] my hope is to move into teaching and training
which may involve continued work with King George.”
SOLTREKS COMPLETES EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL SUMMER
(October 03, 2001) Lorri Hanna and Doug Sabo of Soltreks, Duluth,
MN, 218-525-5803, report “another extremely successful (and busy) summer with three full sessions of our 6 week Summer Adventure Programs.”
They have been “in contact with all of the families since graduation, all expressing changes in home life and their gratitude for
our program.” Their customized One-on-One treks are described on their comprehensive website where an application for admission can
be downloaded. They look forward to seeing everyone in Tampa at the end of the month.
BENDER LEAVES ALLDREDGE ACADEMY FOR CARLBROOK
(October 4, 2001) Glenn Bender, Admissions Director since
Alldredge Academy, Davis, WV, 888-468-1828, was founded in 1999, has
announced his resignation. Sandy Schmiedeknecht, who has been working in admissions with Bender since the founding of the program,
will be the new Director of Admissions. Bender will join the newly forming Carlbrook School in Virginia as Dean of Academics.
CEDU OFFICIALS VISIT WOODBURY REPORTS
(October 4, 2001) Sherry Thornton, Chief Operating Officer for The Brown Schools, which includes CEDU, and Jim
Zuberbuhler, Manager of the North Idaho CEDU Schools, 208-267-7522, stopped by Woodbury Reports to compare notes, also introducing
consultants from the 6seconds organization Josh Freedman and Karen McCown,
San Mateo, CA, 650-685-9885.
CARLBROOK SCHOOL ANNOUNCES OPENING
(October 5, 2001) R. Grant Price announced the imminent opening of The Carlbrook School in Halifax, VA, 434-476-2406,
a new school for bright, underachieving adolescents between the ages of 15 and 18. Price is Dean of Admissions with other founding
staff including Glenn F. Bender as Dean of Academics, Timothy B. Brace as Dean of Students, Justin J. Merritt as Dean of Faculty and
Administration, Jonathan Gurney as Dean of Advising and Jason L. Merritt as Consulting Physician.
GREENWOOD STUDENTS RAISE MONEY FOR RED CROSS DISASTER RELIEF
(October 6, 2001) Mark Green of The Greenwood School, Putney, VT, 802-387-4545,
a school for bright dyslexic boys, reported their young male students raised $403 for the Red Cross September 11th Disaster Relief
Fund at the Greenwood booth set up at the Putney School’s Harvest Festival. They sold pies the Greenwood boys made from apple picked
from Joseph’s Orchard in Saxtons River, along with food contributed by parents.
LOI EBERLE ENJOYS VERMONT SCHOOLS TOUR
(October 8, 2001) Loi Eberle, Educational Consultant and Editor of Woodbury
Reports, Inc. 208-267-5550, is pleased to have successfully completed the fifth annual Fall Tour of Vermont’s School and Colleges,
with a group of twenty-five IECA provisional and full members. They visited 11 very hospitable Vermont-based schools in five days,
including: Rock Point, Pine Ridge, Champlain College, Spruce Mountain Inn, Vermont Academy, Greenwood, Sterling College, Putney, Saint
Johnsbury Academy, King George, and Landmark College, on a tour that was effectively guided by Betty Levin.
TREADAWAY REVISITS NORTH IDAHO
(October 9, 2001) Reid Treadaway, Admissions Director for SUWS
of the Carolinas, Old Fort, North Carolina, 888-828-9770, suwsnc@icu2,net, a short term wilderness
program, stopped by Woodbury Reports Inc. while on vacation in North Idaho, where he had lived for several years before he became
Director of Admissions for SUWS of the Carolinas.
NATSAP MEMBERS SHARE “NIGHT OF HOPE” (October 8, 2001) Andy Anderson, email@example.com,
Executive Director of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP),
727-734-0601, invited NATSAP member programs to join in a Night of Hope, as homage to “those who have died and in a celebration of
life, moving forward with strength, courage and our united resolve."
WOODBURY REPORTS FEELS GRATITUDE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR FRIENDS
(October 12, 2001) Woodbury Reports, Inc., 208-267-5550, expresses gratitude that to our knowledge,
no immediate family of any of our associates or clients were injured during the September 11 tragedy. We would like to encourage people
to celebrate life and move ahead with strength, courage and compassion.