SCHOOL NEWS

Posted July 24, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.

Scholarship recipient

CASTINE — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine awarded Courtney Fish of Bucksport a Hilton Scholarship of $1,000. She will attend the University of Maine at Farmington, where she will study secondary education English.

April McFarland of Castine also received a $1,000. A nontraditional student, she will attend the University of Southern Maine to major in music education.

Selection committee members said the church received 27 applications from the four high schools — Bucksport, George Stevens, Ellsworth and Deer Isle. Committee members are Nancy Guy of Sedgwick, and Diana Bernard and Deborah Neve, both of Castine.

 

HAMPDEN — Twenty-four teachers and staff in RSU 22 received Gold Star Awards from students and their families for exemplary work through the Mini Grants for Teachers Program of the RSU 22 Education Foundation, an independent, nonprofit organization, that partners with district schools. The gants program provides funds for projects that can’t be funded by school or district monies.

Receiving Gold Star Awards were:

• Leroy H. Smith Elementary School: Heather Patterson.

• Earl C. McGraw Elementary School: Amy Hanson, Leah Smith, Sara Devine, Heather Knowles, Leah Welch, Joyce Sturdee, Anna Corey, Debbie Barnes, Kathy Gerry, Sharon DeBeck, Kacey Cole, Vicki Bailey and Patricia Lyons.

• George B. Weatherbee Elementary School: Shannon Peterson, Storey Brown, Bonnie Walker, Susan O’Brien, Renita Ward-Downer and Angela Perrow:

• McGraw and Weatherbee Elementary schools: Susan Oberholtzer, Matt Madore and Georgeanne Jackson.

• Hampden Academy, Brad Veitch.

For information on RSU 22 Education Foundation or its programs, visit rsu22foundation.org

or call 852-2138.

 

COLLEGES

 

Becker College

ORONO — Theresa Boulier of Orono was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Becker College in Worcester, Mass.

 

Berklee College of Music

These area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Berklee College of Music in Boston:

• Kate Fogler of Orrington.

• Marion Earley of Winterport.

 

College of the Holy Cross

These area students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.:

• Abraham Ross, son of Jennifer and Levy Ross of Holden.

• Rowan Bost, daughter of Stephen and Amanda Bost of Brewer.

 

Emory College

BANGOR — Hari Patel of Bangor was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Emory College in Atlanta, Ga.

 

Gettysburg College

CASTINE — Sotherd Steer of Castine was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa.

 

Roger Williams University

VEAZIE — Kathleen Clark of Veazie was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.

 

Savannah College of Art and Design

These area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga.:

• Casey Bridgham of Bucksport, son of David Bridgham of Bucksport and Marie Duplessis of Orrington.

• Logan George of Bangor.

 

University of Maine Farmington

These area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Maine Farmington:

Amherst: John Ahearn.

Bangor: Tyler Brookings, Chelsea Collins, Alyssa Dee, Caitlin Guare, Jasmine Heckler, Shelby Jolicoeur, Holly Legere, Emily Lindsay, Hannah Lust, Michelle Switzer, Jeremy Vroom.

Bradley: Lauren Keane.

Frankfort: Aubrey Hersom.

Glenburn: Alexandra Crocker.

Hampden: Jessica Downing, Caleb Kirk.

Hermon: Amanda Harvey, Marisa Kelley.

Levant: Mary DeLorenzo, Chelsea Lear-Ward.

Lewiston: Alexandria Butler, Kylie Ferland, Ashley Ferrence, Ashley Hunt, Abdirahman Hussein, Matthew Lamare,Bethany Lebel, Renald Lefebvre, Caleb Rea, Kathryn Sturgis, Joseph Sullivan, Rebecca Wright.

Orrington: Katherine Greenlaw, Jacob Thomas.

Penobscot: Alida Peake, Megan Staples.

Waldoboro: Emily Sirianni.

Winterport: Megan Braley, Kayla Worster.

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