School News Aug. 8-14, 2013

Posted Aug. 07, 2013, at 11:16 a.m.

SCHOOLS

Scholarship winners

BANGOR — The School of Robinson Ballet announced that  the recipients of the 2013 Ralph Robinson Dance Scholarship are Erin Norris, a recent graduate of Bangor High School, attending Oklahoma State University, and August Eaton, a recent graduate of Hermon High School, attending Tisch School of the Arts at New York University.

Recipients must have been or currently be a Robinson Ballet dancer and plan to attend a four-year accredited academic institution as a fulltime student. The scholarship may be used for books, tuition, travel, or room and board.

For information, call 990-3140 or go to robinsonballet.org.

Job Corps open house

The Penobscot Job Corps Academy will hold an open house from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Aug. 8, at 1375 Union St., Bangor. The  PJCA offers free training to young adults 16 to 24 years old in the medical fields, construction trades and food services, to include advanced baking. Ongoing campus tours will take place, and Career Technical Trade presentations will be offered with opportunities to meet staff and students.

For more information, call Mike Jellison at 745-1579.

Teen parent education

BANGOR — The Good Samaritan Agency at 100 Ridgewood Drive offers the Teen Parent Education Program as an alternative high school diploma program for pregnant and parenting teen mothers between the ages of 14 and 20.

The program offers students more individualized learning environment where they can focus on their academic classes as well as learn life skills to help them with parenting, career awareness, and healthy relationships.

On-site childcare is available.

New students are being accepted for the classes that begin in the fall. Call 942-7211 to learn more about the program or to schedule an intake for fall enrollment.

Kids Cave Before and After school Programs

BANGOR — The Bangor Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its 2013-2014 School year Kids Cave Before and After School Programs. The program is open to children in kindergarten through grade five.

Kids Cave offers transportation to and from all Bangor schools through grade five. The progam offers homework time, snacks, fun and other surprises.

Before school starts at 7 a.m. and are bused to their schools.  After school, children are bused to the recreation center to be picked up by 6 p.m.

The cost for before school is $25 per week, after school is $55 per week. For information or to register, go to BangorParksandRec.com or call the recreation office at 992-4490.

Achievement Award winners

These area students who are juniors in high school are winners of the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine Academic Achievement Award for 2013:

• Zechariah Palmeter, Bangor Christian Schools.

• Emma Waddell, Bangor High School.

• Ashleigh Gibula, Brewer High School.

• Anna Boyle, Bucksport High School.

• Kortlyn Gilley, Central High School

• Dana Hsiao, Hampden Academy.

• Gretchen Spencer, Hermon High School.

• Jane Branch, John Bapst Memorial High School.

• Kathryn Rawson, Old Town High School.

• Emilie Seavey, Orono High School.

COLLEGES

Fulbright award

VEAZIE — Hope Johnson a student at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Russia for an English teaching assistantship, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship board announced recently.

Johnson is one of more than 1,700 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad for the 2013-2014 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential.

Columbia College Chicago

These area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Columbia College Chicago:

• Carl Wahlstrom of Bangor.

• Austin Michaud of Hampden.

Eckerd College

Julia Bradson of Old Town has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Hofstra University

MILFORD — Katelyn Day of Milford was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Kansas State University

BANGOR — Andrea Giebfried of Bangor was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.

Lawrence University

CASTINE — Mathias Reed was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

These students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.:

• Jade Baumrind of Bangor.

• Erin Gilbert of Eddington.

• Maria Ullo of Orland.

• Brett White of Hudson.

St. Bonaventure University

Kathryn Letourneau of Old Town has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at

St. Bonaventure University in St. Bonaventure, N.Y.

University of Rhode Island

The area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.:

• Kristin Eremita, Bangor.

• Miranda Monk, Bangor.

• Samantha Bedore. Glenburn.

• Ian Barrows, Hermon.

• Laura Triandafillou, Orono.

University of the Sciences

BANGOR — Ariana Sinclair of Bangor was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

University of Vermont

ORRINGTON — Katie Kimball, of Orrington was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Vermont.

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