Education Commissioner Bowen honors 10 for work with at-risk youths

Posted June 04, 2011, at 12:48 p.m.

Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen honored 10 people in a ceremony Friday at the Blaine House in Augusta, for their contributions to helping youth at risk in their schools and communities.

Recognized were: William Braun, superintendent of RSU 19-SAD 48 (Newport); Travis Collins, alternative education teacher at Mount View High School in Thorndike (RSU 3-SAD 3); Martha Kempe, program director at the Community School in Bangor; Tom Morrill, superintendent of Auburn Schools; Page Nichols, a teacher and volunteer at the REAL School in RSU 14 (Windham); Valerie Peacock and Ander Thebaud, who direct the Summer Pathways Program at Sumner High School in RSU 24; Anna Perkins, director of the Glenn Stratton day treatment program at Good Will-Hinckley School; and Willo and Tom Wright of the Seeds of Independence Program in Freeport.

 

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