e-Ticker News Sports Section B - e-Ticker News of Claremont, NH
e-Ticker News of Claremont, Section B B1 By Phyllis A. Muzeroll e-Ticker News CLAREMONT, NH--Angela Dufield has joined the Claremont Parks and Recreation Department as the new Superintendent of Recreation. ! ! Dufield isn"t new to Claremont as she grew up in the City and is a Stevens High School graduate. !She has a B.A. from Ithaca College in New York in Sports Management. !She later earned her Masters in Recreation and completed an internship at Fort Carson in Colorado where she participated in and taught “lots of outdoor activities, like rock climbing, river rafting and mountain biking.” !Dufield said that although she enjoyed military recreation, she really enjoys the “community recreation side of things.” ! Eventually, having fallen in love with Colorado, Dufield accepted a position with a Parks and Recreation District just south of Denver that included Colorado cities, Centennial, Littleton, and Lone Tree. !“We e-Ticker News Sports served 300,000 people, so it was a big organization,” she said. !“it was a great opportunity and a fantastic experience,” she said. “I really learned a lot.” ! ! However, she reached the point where she felt she was “at the end of learning and growing” in her position and Dufield decided to get into education, taking classes towards earning a teaching license. She returned to Claremont to be with family, started work as a paraprofessional at Claremont Middle School and planning to one day work as a teacher. !The job at Claremont Parks and Recreation opened up--the same position she had applied and turned down a second interview for several years ago. ! Dufield said she likes “the opportunity I have to bring in new ideas and make a difference. ! (Continued on page B2) Section B March 28, 2011 Angela Dufield Joins Parks & Rec As New Superintendent of Recreation SHS Sports Schedule Tuesday TBA G V Softball vs. Scrimmage vs. Lebanon Wednesday 4:00PM G V Tennis vs. Conant HS Friday 3:30PM BG V Track @ @ Fall Mt. vs. Mon, Newp, Sun, Kear, Con, Hop 4:00PM G V Tennis @ @ Profile Saturday 9:00AM G V Softball @ @ Raymond Softball Jamboree vs. Epping Sat 4/9 11:30AM G V Softball @ @ Raymond Jamboree vs. PM Angela Dufield, right, has joined the Claremont Parks & Rec Department as the new Superintendent of Recreation, pictured here with Jamie Foster, Recreation Program Leader (Phyllis A. Muzeroll photo).