Education

  • GSA seniors to join medical mission

    GSA seniors to join medical mission

    By Mark Messer BLUE HILL — Hattie Slayton and Oshi Ragot, two seniors at George Stevens Academy, will take their love of the Spanish language and interest in the medical field with them on the next Hancock County Medical Mission. Both have been awarded scholarships for a mission to the Dominican Republic Feb. 9-23. Nearly

  • Audubon offering scholarships

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Audubon will again be offering fully paid scholarships to several nature camps this summer. The scholarships include: Acadia Institute of Oceanography camps for kids ages 10 to 12 (introductory), 12-15 (intermediate) and 15-19 (advanced). National Audubon Society’s Hog Island “Mountains to Sea Birding for Teens,” for ages 14 to 17. National Audubon

  • Student notes

    Husson University in Bangor recently announced its honors list for the 2018 fall semester. Students who make the Honors List must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.59 during the period. The following local students were named to the list: Aaron Joseph

  • Student notes

    Husson University in Bangor has released its dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students who make the dean’s list must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.60 to 3.79 during the period. The following local students were named to the list: Sara A.

  • Sumner High School plans take shape

    Sumner High School plans take shape

    SULLIVAN — Designs for the new Sumner Memorial High School building are taking shape. Last month, the Maine State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the site plan for a new building. The site plan, related to the new school’s location, required approval because a section of the land being used had been purchased

  • Student notes

    Husson University in Bangor recently announced its fall 2018 president’s list. Students who make the president’s list must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.80 to 4.0 during the period. The following local students were named to the list: Delia Rose Hallett, Bar Harbor;

  • Student notes

    Stephen Michael Salois of Surry graduated in December from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt., with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. Madeline Bell of Bucksport and Maverick Cowland of Cherryfield were named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C. Bell is a junior theatre arts major

  • Geography bee at Blue Hill Library

    BLUE HILL — The Blue Hill Public Library will be hosting the annual National Geographic Bee for fourth- to eighth-grade homeschoolers on Friday, Jan. 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Every year thousands of schools across the country participate in the event, which is sponsored by the National Geographic Society. The contest is intended