Tuesday, April 10, 2018

In the News: Mount Ida sale create issues; GoFundMe for Sewell exceeds target

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Uxbridge High senior Jenna Rosado skipped class on Monday to meet with a guidance counselor, trying to determine her future after hearing news that Mount Ida College, her first choice, was being sold to UMass. 
Mount Ida abruptly announced last week it will close at the end of this semester and become Mt. Ida Campus of UMass Amherst and will operate as an extension of the Amherst campus. According to a statement, the new campus will not enroll undergraduate students directly, potentially displacing 1,450 students and about 200 faculty members. 
This fall would have been the start of Rosado’s freshman year. 
Rosado preferred Mount Ida for interior architecture and design, a combination that is nearly impossible to find in New England, she said."

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"The Franklin High School community is mourning the death of senior James Walter Sewell III after he died in a car crash on Saturday night. 
Sewell dropped off a friend before being fatally ejected from his vehicle after hitting a pole in Bellingham. According to reports on the teenager’s death, friends said he seemed tired on the night of the incident, indicating the crash was a tragic accident. 
A GoFundMe page was set up for his family, and by Monday afternoon, had already surpassed a goal of $20,000."

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The GoFundMe page can be found here

James Walter Sewell III

James Walter Sewell III

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