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Stuck in Vermont: Celebrating Good Citizens at the Vermont Statehouse 

Episode 571

Youth from around the state participated in the first-ever Good Citizen Challenge last year. Students in grades K-12 completed a variety of civic-themed activities, such as visiting historic sites, drawing portraits of American patriots and doing good deeds like picking up litter. The challenge was organized by Seven Days and Kids VT, with support from the Vermont Community Foundation, and the young Vermonters who completed it gathered at the Statehouse in Montpelier on March 27. About 70 good citizens met Gov. Phil Scott and were recognized by the House of Representatives for their contributions to their communities. We spoke to the young people about what it means to be a good citizen and what they learned from this challenge.

Shooting date: 3/27/19

Music: “Be A Good Citizen”, by Pinhead ©1982 Pinhead Music

This episode of Stuck in Vermont was made possible by

New England Federal Credit Union

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Eva Sollberger

Eva Sollberger

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Seven Days senior multimedia producer Eva Sollberger launched her award-winning "Stuck in Vermont" web video series in 2007. Her videos have been viewed more than four million times online. She appears each Friday on WCAX at 6:30pm.

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