Sybrina Angot had her first taste of alcohol when she was 12 years old. That simple act led to a downward spiral of opioid addiction, arrests and alternating periods in jail and treatment facilities—and the climb back up to self-acceptance, sobriety and the drive to share her story to help others avoid her mistakes.
Christian Allyn is proud to call North Canaan home. He sits on the board of selectmen and owns a local business that eradicates invasive plants in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut. He’s a member of the Friends of Beckley Furnace, which works to preserve and research the historic industrial monument. He wants his town and its residents to thrive.
William Compton walked confidently through the wide aisles at a recent 1Berkshire Career Fair in a sharp gray suit and gold tie. His smile was infectious as he shook hands with potential employers and made connections that could be advantageous in his job search.