Distinguished Leaders event raises $200,000 for Great Bay Community College
The event raised more than $200,000, which will be used to provide student scholarships at Great Bay.
Paul Holloway, chairman of the Community College System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees, said the system is 95 percent populated by New Hampshire residents of all walks of life, including veterans, people looking for a career change, students fresh out of high school and people with advanced degrees looking for specific job training.
Eastwood said for her, becoming a leader happened organically.
“I guess it’s a part of life that you end up having responsibility. And you just do what you have to do and learn what you have to learn and then try to understand how things work,” Eastwood said, adding that she learned the most when people trusted her and gave her “lots of rope.” She also placed high importance on recognizing talent and offering guidance.
Business NH Magazine recently named PixelMEDIA “The Best Small Company to Work for in NH” because of their involvement with educators, businesses, veterans and the arts.
Brady said he is no different than the many other veterans in class with him, except that his disability is more visible.
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