Announcements

2016 Scholarships

The Westmore Association would like to publish an announcement of scholarships awarded to Westmore college students.
Thanks to the generosity of our membership and visitors who participated in our silent auctions, ice cream socials and purchase of cards, maps, and calendars, the Association was able to award ten $1000.00 scholarships this year to the following students:
Tyler Valley – Lyndon State College. Is a rising senior and lives in Westmore
Morgan Valley – Castleton University. Is a rising sophomore and lives in Westmore.
Bryant Prue – Lyndon State College. Is a rising sophomore and lives in Westmore.
Ian Strange – Lyndon State College. Is a rising sophomore and lives in Westmore.
Clark Hayden – University of Maine at Farmington. Finishing his junior year and lives in Westmore.
Veronica Hayden – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Entering her fifth year and lives in Westmore.
Brittany Chase – Johnson State College. Entering her junior year and lives in Westmore.
Maeve Scarlett – Lyndon State College. Entering her sophomore year and lives in Westmore.
Cassi Martin – University of Vermont. Enter her freshman year and lives in Westmore.
Ryan Streeter – Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Entering freshman year and lives in Barton.
Sincerely yours,
Mary Lou Cummings
PS: If you need further information please call or email to [email protected]

2015 Educational Scholarships

Educational Scholarships were awarded in 2016 to the following deserving Westmore students to assist with their college expenses:

  • Brittany Chase
  • Clark Hayden
  • Veronica Hayden
  • Matt Morin
  • Bryant Prue
  • Ian Strange
  • Morgan Valley
  • Tyler Valley
  • Gabe Harter (to assist with his high school junior year in Japan)
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Several of these students attended the Annual Meeting to accept their awards and to thank the Association

16th Annual Willoughby Lake 4th of July Boat Parade

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2015- 4th of July Willoughby Lake Boat Parade

By Doreen Allen

The Sixteen Annual Willoughby Lake Fourth of July Boat Parade casted off from the shores of Crescent Beach, led by the Tanner family pontoon boat representing The Westmore Association. Five boats and a canoe followed, decorated in this year’s theme “Cartoons on Parade”. With a theme of “Alvin and the Chipmunks, the first prize winners were Samantha, Emmaline, William, Eliza, Sam and Eloise Ekstrand, along with Stephen, Stefanie and Savannah Smith. From the Hundred Acre Wood, second place went to Hud and Brittney Allen, Hunter Gosselin, Katie and Emma Dickson with a theme of “Winnie the Pooh”. The third place trophy went to “The Peanuts Gang”. Complete with a Snoopy Dog house, participants on the boat included Sage and Annabelle Willy, along with Julia, Madeline, Logan, and Django Matchstick.

Thank you to all of the parade participants and to those who enthusiastically lined the lake shores to cheer on the boats. Because we could not hold this event without you, a special thank you goes out to this year’s judges, Gary Seslar, Howland Swift, Rose Marie Lanier, Blythe Kent, and Brandon Gosselin.

The theme for the 2016 July 4th parade is “Christmas in July”. Start planning now to join in on the fun!

Lake Willoughby Color Depth Map

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Lake Willoughby 2016 Color Depth Map Order Form

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  • Price: $15.00 Quantity:
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2014 Educational Scholarships

Educational Scholarships were awarded in 2014 to the following deserving Westmore students to assist with their college expenses:

  • Danika Gallup
  • Veronica Hayden
  • Brittany Chase
  • Clark Hayden
  • Tyler Valley
  • Matthew Morin
Several of these students attended the Annual Meeting to accept their awards and to thank the Association

Several of these students attended the Annual Meeting to accept their awards and to thank the Association

15th Annual Willoughby Lake 4th of July Boat Parade

Submitted by Doreen Allen
Overcast skies didn’t keep the 15th Annual Willoughby Lake 4th of July Boat Parade from casting off the shores of Crescent Beach, led by the Westmore Association decorated pontoon boat with Gary Seslar and Doreen Allen on board. Seven boats and one canoe joined the parade, with a theme of “A Moment in Vermont History”.
First place went to Barry Guitar, Carroll Guitar, Art Brooks, and Anne Brooks on their creatively decorated Rum Runners boat, with participants dressed in 1930’s attire depicting Vermont Bootleggers.
Second place went to the Sparks Family, Skiing in Vermont: 1st Rope Tow Woodstock 1934, with Steve, Stephen, Emmaline, Eliza, Julia, Madeline and Samantha on board, displaying their vision of the first rope tow in the United States.
Third place went to the Willoughby Lake Monster boat with participants Uma Swift, Ethan Swift, Meredith Phinney, Aidan Phinney, Peter Phinney, and Willy in tow.
Other participants included The Last Log Drive 1915, Willy The Lake Monster, Vt. Flag, Ida May Fuller 1-31-40 and 1986 Vt. Senate ruling on research on Vt. Lake monsters, particularly Champy.
Thank you to all of the parade participants, the judges who were gathered on the Morville’s deck, and the folks who lined the lake to cheer on the boats.
The theme for next year will be “Cartoons on Parade”. Start planning now to join in the 16th Annual Willoughby Lake Boat parade in 2015.
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2013 Educational Scholarships

Educational Scholarships were awarded in 2013 to the following deserving Westmore students to assist with their college expenses: Continue reading