NEWPORT, Maine — Drew Graves of Newport, a senior at Nokomis Regional High has been selected to receive the 2014 Principal’s Award, Principal Mary Nadeau announced today. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.
“Throughout her career at Nokomis, Drew has been the epitome of Warrior Pride. She has distinguished herself as a top performer in the classroom, on the playing field, and as a leader in our school,” Principal Nadeau noted in making the award. “It is a pleasure to recognize such a deserving student.”
Drew, Ms. Nadeau and other award winners and their principals will attend an Honors Luncheon at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.
The Honors Luncheon recognizes these outstanding students with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships in the names of Horace O. McGowan and Richard W. Tyler. Mr. McGowan and Mr. Tyler were former Maine principals and executive directors of the Association. This year an additional five $1,000 scholarships will be presented through the efforts of the MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament and support from Berlin City Auto.
The Principal’s Award is presented in more than 100 Maine public and private high schools by member principals of the MPA, the professional association which represents Maine’s school administrators.