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BRANDON — A local student is on her way to a national academic competition.
Thirty students from eight Vermont high schools participated in the fourth annual Vermont Brain Bee on Saturday at the University of Vermont. Nora Enright, a sophomore from Otter Valley Union High School in Brandon, took first place at the event, which included written, practical and oral examinations, as well as a keynote lecture and neuroscience student discussion panel.
Enright will receive travel expenses to compete in the National Brain Bee on March 2-4 in Baltimore, Md.MORE IN This Just In
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