William Banks named to dean’s list (2023)

Springfield College, in Springfield, Massachusetts, has named William Banks from Jefferson, to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the 2023 fall semester. Banks has a primary major of physical education.

York County CC announces fall honors (2023)

York County Community College students are recognized each semester for their outstanding academic achievements, in York.

Stacy Bettencourt, of Jefferson,, part-time dean’s list;
Michaela Bisson, of Winslow, dean’s list;
Lucas Wallace, of Skowhegan, part-time dean’s list;

SNHU Announces fall president’s list (2023)

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), in Manchester, New Hampshire, congratulates the following students on being named to the Fall 2023 president’s list. The fall terms run from September to December.

Ivette Hernandez Cortez, of Augusta; Sarah Neumann, and Matthew Bandyk, both of Jefferson; Sierra Winson, Quincy Giustra, and Talon Mosher, all of Winslow; Candice Eaton, and Grace Marshall, both of Waterville; Ashley Parks, of Anson; Stormy Wentworth, of Fairfield; Misty Ray, of Montville; Matthew Clements, of Rome; and Kassandra Grant, of Vassalboro.

SNHU announces summer 2023 President’s List

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), in Manchester, New Hampshire, announces the following students to the Summer 2023 President’s List.

Talon Mosher, of Winslow, Alisha Barrette, of Skowhegan, Candice Eaton, of Waterville, Alyson Cass, of Waterville, Matthew Bandyk, of Jefferson, David Gerry, of Fairfield, Stormy Wentworth, of Fairfield, and Jacob Colson, of Albion.

Those named to the dean’s list include: Carrielee Harvey, of Waterville, Robert Farrington, of Augusta, and Ashley Parks, of Anson.

The summer terms run from May to August.

Lincoln County Dems to hold harvest dinner

The Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC) will host its annual Harvest Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., on Sunday, October 1, at Jefferson’s Le Barn event center, the restored gambrel-roofed barn, at 132 Waldoboro Rd. The event includes a menu of locally sourced stews and soups, and local elected officials will deliver updates on legislative initiatives.

Last year’s event sold out, and then some, so they urge folks to make their reservations as soon as possible.”

The simple bill of fare will include a selection of soups and stews—with vegan options—prepared by volunteer chefs, bread, butter, locally-pressed apple cider, and a selection of pies accompanied by coffee in an informal, all-you-care-to-eat, family-style format. There is a limited seating of 120. Reservations are currently available for $25 per person for the meal, with a $50 option to be listed as a host. Hosts offer additional support and are recognized at the event for their generosity.

The LCDC welcomes nonmembers, out-of-county visitors, or others who want to support the organization to attend. For event details, sponsorship information, and the link to make reservations before Sunday, September 24, visit https://lincolncountydemocrats.com/harvest. Contact Johnson at 207-549-3358 with questions.

Victoria Butler, of Jefferson, graduates from RIT

Victoria Butler, of Jefferson, graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, New York, with a degree in astrophysical sciences and technology (Ph.D.).

Local students named to Springfield College dean’s list

Springfield College, in Springfield, Massachusetts, recognizes the following local students for being named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the 2023 spring semester:

William Banks, from Jefferson. Banks has a primary major of physical education.

Kaitlin Morrison, from Winslow, has a primary major of Comm. Sci. and Disorders.

Whitefield Lions recognized local students

The Whitefield Lions Club is recognizing five local students. These students will receive a $1,000 scholarship towards furthering their education. Each year the Whitefield Lions Club Scholarship Committee chooses among deserving applicants based on hard work, perseverance, leadership, community service and career goals.

This year the club is proud to recognize five outstanding individuals. Carson Appel, from Erskine Academy, in South China, and lives in Windsor, will be studying applied mathematics in the Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell University; Ruth Bois, from Coastal Christian Academy, who lives in Jefferson, will be studying to be an elementary school teacher at University of Maine; Abigail St. Cyr, from Lincoln Academy, who lives in Jefferson, will be studying Early Childhood at Southern Maine Community College; Candence Rau, from Erskine Academy, who lives in Jefferson, will be studying physical fitness at Central Maine Community College; and Ava White, from Lincoln Academy, who lives in Jefferson, will be studying neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College.

SNHU announces winter 2023 president’s list

The following central Maine students have achieved president’s list status at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), in Manchester, New Hampshire.  Kristina Canedo, of Skowhegan, Heather Hall, of Canaan, Ashley Parks, of Anson, Jessica Keay, of Albion, Philip Densmore, Carrielee Harvey, and Alyson Cass, all of Waterville, and Matthew Bandyk, of Jefferson.

Area residents named to dean’s list at UNE

Photo credit: University of New England Facebook page

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2022 fall semester at the University of New England, in Biddeford.

Albion: Emma McPherson and Olivia McPherson.

Augusta: Valerie Capeless, Zinaida Gregor, Jessica Guerrette, Brooklynn Merrill, Daraun White and Julia White.

Benton: Jessica Andrews.

Fairfield: Caitlyn Mayo.

Jefferson: Mallory Audette.

Oakland: Kierra Bumford and Francesca Caccamo.

Palermo: Peyton Sammons.

Sidney: Sarah Kohl.

Skowhegan: Wylie Bedard, Elizabeth Connelly, Ashley Mason and Dawson Turcotte.

South China: Richard Winn.

Vassalboro: Adam Ochs.

Waterville: Mohammad Atif-Sheikh, Elias Nawfel, Grace Petley and Evan Watts.

Winslow: Juliann Lapierre, Kristopher Loubier and Justice Picard.