Category Archives: In the Spotlight

‘Heart & Sass’ Central to North Adams’ Vibrant Renaissance

  By Tammy DanielsiBerkshires Staff 03:43AM / Friday, September 15, 2017Print | Email HANCOCK, Mass. — North Adams, the city with “sass,” was honored on Thursday night for “Putting the Berkshires on the Map.”   The city’s recognition by 1Berkshire puts it with Berkshire luminaries as Solid Sound Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, the Clark Art Institute, Hotel on…

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McCann Students Bring Home Gold, Bronze From SkillsUSA Nationals

  By Jack GuerinoiBerkshires Staff 02:40AM / Thursday, July 13, 2017 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Technical School students brought home a gold medal from the automated manufacturing technology competition and a bronze medal in dental assisting from the SkillsUSA National Competition. Graduating seniors Madison Gigliotti, William Kipp and Salvador Alcala, and postsecondary student Carey…

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Rookie Dalton Tatro Throws No-Hitter for McCann Tech

iBerkshires.com Sports10:47PM / Tuesday, May 23, 2017   NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — McCann Tech freshman Dalton Tatro threw a no-hitter on Tuesday to lead the Hornets to a 7-0 win over Pioneer Valley Christian School.   Tatro struck out five and walked one in the victory.   “Dalton is well known to hit the strike…

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Sophomores Falk, Goyette Named Athletes of the Week

iBerkshires.com Sports05:00AM / Monday, May 15, 2017   There is no doubt that lacrosse and softball are team games.   But one player in each game gets W’s and L’s after his or her name on the stat sheet.   This week, a pair of sophomores racked up far more of the former than the…

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Bachli, Rondeau Named Athletes of the Week

iBerkshires.com Sports 02:10AM / Monday, May 08, 2017 Caleb Rondeau and Katie Bachli helped their teams to undefeated weeks last week, and, like most spring sport high school athletes, they face a busy week ahead.   Rondeau came up big in two very different wins for the McCann Tech baseball team.   On Monday, he…

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McCann Tech Gets $15,000 From Haas Foundation for Scholarships

  By Tammy DanielsiBerkshires Staff 03:45PM / Tuesday, April 18, 2017Print | Email NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Scholarships, resources, recertification programs.    Those are some of the ideas being taken up for a $15,000 grant made to McCann Technical School’s machine technology program by the Gene Haas Foundation.   “The immediate impact would definitely be…

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McCann Hornets, Taconic’s Aldam Win State Bowling Titles

By Stephen DravisiBerkshires.com Sports 05:15PM / Sunday, March 12, 2017 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — After getting off to a rocky start in Sunday’s Massachusetts individuals championship match, Taconic High junior bowler Lynsey Aldam could have gone to her happy place. Instead, she went to a place of serious disappointment. And it worked. “I was kind…

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Balanced Attack Lifts McCann Tech Boys to Quarter-Finals

iBerkshires.com Sports 10:21PM / Monday, February 27, 2017 NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Waiting is hard sometimes. Waiting 28 years is even harder.  It had been a long wait for the McCann Tech Hornets to taste victory in the Western Mass Tournament, but that wait ended Monday night. Lucas Zelazo scored 13 points to lead the…

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What it Takes to be a College Athlete Seminar – 3/1

The Upfronts have been around since 1962. And not only that, but then when they left that job, they had a black mark on their resume, so it was pretty difficult for them to get another one.. Kim has a hugely famous rear, is married to megastar rapper Kanye West and has two children, a…

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McCann Alum – Kennedy Valois – Science Major Prepared for Career with ‘Amazing’ Experiences

                      Above, Kennedy Valois ’17 in South Florida for a recent travel course. Below, with Jeff Corwin of Animal Planet. 02/08/17 Ever since she can remember, Kennedy Valois ’17 of Clarksburg, Mass., has loved animals, nature, and being outdoors. When it came time to choose…

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