By GLORIA PROULX,
The Greater Goffstown
Community Association held its 17th annual “Youth
Appreciation Night” on Saturday, May 16, at St.
Lawrence Church, to recognize 7 local youth. Over 70
family members, friends, and teachers/staff were treated
to a very special awards presentation as well as dinner
and ice cream sundaes.
Mountain View Middle School and Goffstown High School
voluntarily submitted nominees that met the award
criteria. Applauded for reaching significant goals,
overcoming adversity, making a positive difference, or
unselfishly giving of themselves to help others were,
from Mountain View Middle School: Hannah Bergeron,
Cassandra Hoffard, Dale Keith, Corey Lang, and Kelsey
Wight. From Goffstown High School: Brianna Dauphinee and
thanks goes out to those who contributed to and attended
the ceremony to read their nominations aloud, and to
family members who also added personal sentiments by
writing their own “words of appreciation” and
reading them to their child during the awards
member and MC Tim Hogan presented each youth with a
personalized award and laminated nomination letters as a
keepsake. In addition, each recipient will be honored at
a future Fisher Cats game. Free photos were taken of all
families courtesy of Dave Suitor.
GGCA would like to thank Goffstown Hannaford, WalMart,
Harvest Market, Blake’s Creamery and Aubin Hardware
for their support of this event, which was free to
honorees and their guests.
eyes open for upcoming GGCA events. If you are
interested in making a difference in your community,
contact Dick Gagnon at 345-4004 to find out more about
the GGCA whose motto is “Positive people helping to
improve the well-being of our community.