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Meet Middletown's Teacher/Farmer of the Year: Cam Ventura

The Aquidneck Grange No. 30 in Middletown recently announced this year's "Community Citizens of the Year" at a special ceremony held on the grange lawn. Today, we get to know school nurse and farmer Cam Ventura.

The , located on East Main Road in Middletown, recently announced the five recipients of the annual "Community Citizens of the Year Awards" at a special ceremony held on the lawn in front of the hall with Town Council representatives.

Over the next few days, Patch will spotlight each recipent to get to know our outstanding citizens a little better.

Citizen of the Year Honor: Teacher/Farmer of the Year

Recipient: Forest Avenue School Nurse Mrs. Cam Ventura

Middletown Resident: Eleven years

Accomplishments: Used experience as a farmer to create a teaching garden at the Grade K-3 elementary school.

What people are saying: "Cam works very hard with our kids at the Forrest Avenue School. We are very proud of her,” said Principal Stephen C. Ponte.

Where she sees himself in five years: Still farming and enjoying life.

Meet All 2011 Citizens of the Year

Joyce July 07, 2011 at 09:02 PM
Cam is the best !!!!!!!!! Not just farming, but care giver to all the children at Forest Ave. School where she is needed all the time. She along with so many (teachers, facilities management, volunteers and students) who built this garden made it a beautiful place..
Jim Miller July 08, 2011 at 01:32 PM
Cam is much more than a teacher/farmer. Her positive influence on Middletown's children has been consistent during my 13 years of involvement with the schools. We are lucky to have professionals like Mrs. Ventura working on behalf of our children.

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