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Scout Awarded Eagle Scout Rank

Maxwell Burns

Maxwell Burns, a member of West Brooke Pine Council Scout 83, was awarded the title of Eagle Scout at a ceremony on May 21 at the West Brooke Community Center. The eagle scout is a major achievement of the Boy Scout of America, with four percent of Scout professionals having achieved this distinction for the first time in 1912 by the Boy Scout of America.
Burns received the 21 qualifying badges needed to earn the Eagle Scout title and was required to demonstrate leadership and community service in organizing and implementing the Eagle Service Project. For the project, Burns oversaw the construction of 10 wooden bistro desks, which he donated to the West Brooke Community Center.
During his scout career, Burns was elected to the 24th World Scout Jambori Maine in 2019 in West Virginia. He also served as the Army’s Chief of Defense Staff.
At the ceremony, Mayor Michael T. Foley presented a proclamation to Mayor Bernice. “Burns serves as a model for the youth of our community with his high personal skills, leadership and community service, and he is very proud of West Brooke,” Foley said in a statement.
Burns is the son of Aaron Burns and Lisa Burns of West Brooke. A graduate of West Brooke High School, he plans to enroll in South Portland South Maine Community College after graduating to study cybersecurity.

He performed in a youth circus at Universal Studios.
Jim Dandius, post-school youth circus program from Carborro, June 24 and 25 at Universal Studios, Orlando, Fla.
Jim Dundee often performs at national events, such as the Yarmouth Clam Festival and the Kenebunk May Day parade, usually every two years. Previous national events include the Philadelphia Independence Day rally and the Cherry Blossom rally in Washington, DC.
The executive team includes 20-inch unicorns, giraffe unicorns, 2-wheeled bicycles, 3-wheeled bicycles and a 36-inch unicorn. The team is led by Director David Sloatman and coordinator Janoa Bailey. Leading the way, Jim Dundis will take part in the Maine Contemporary Music Reunion and Portland Pride Parade.
The Jim Dundis program was founded in 1981 by John Cahill, a physical education teacher at Scarborough Schools. In 1981, a small group of 10 fifth- and sixth-graders studying tennis became more than 200 teams. Students in grades 3-12 learn jigsaw, cycling and other circus skills.

He finished second in the eighth grade at the National Poetry Competition
Brela Doherti, an eighth-grader at St. Brigid School in Portland, was the second-place winner at the Sarah Mook Poetry Competition, which hosted more than 1,000 participants. Doherti’s winning entry is entitled “One Night”.

The Bank is awarding a $ 2,500 scholarship to two high school students
New Dimensions FCU selects senior students from Winslow High School, Serge Cluckin and Scovegan Area High School, Thomas Dean, as the winners of the FCU 2022 Scholarship Program. You will receive $ 2,500 for each first year of college.
Scholarships are offered to high school seniors who demonstrate strong character, community involvement, and academic achievement. Cluki and Dean were honored for their outstanding academic and community achievements. Both were highly recommended by school officials and their essays show that their behavior and financial knowledge assessment are in line with the mission and values ​​of New Dimension FCU.
Cluki plans to study nursing at Franklin Pears University and Dean plans to study finance at Maine University in Orono.
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The Chamber of Commerce offers the College Scholarship Award
Michael Mainland, a senior student at the Central Maine Chamber of Commerce, has been named the 2022 Joseph B. Izhaya was named the winner of the scholarship. After completing her first semester of this $ 750 annual scholarship, she will be awarded a GPA of 2.0 and above and a total of $ 3,000 for up to four years.
Fairland is one of the top students in her class at Fairfield Lawrence High School. She graduated from the College of Health Sciences at Kanebeck Valley Community College while studying. Along with her passion for music and martial arts, she sees citizenship and responsibility. Her mission is to make a big difference in the lives of others as you move forward.
Ferland was a member of the National Honors Association and during her high school years served as class secretary and representative. She helped teach and has been involved in martial arts for over seven years. Behind it is a long musical success. Michal has been working as a lifeguard at the Alfund Youth Community Center since 2020 and has volunteered more than 320 volunteer hours at Camp Tracy.
Ferland plans to attend the KVCC nursing program in Fairfield this fall.

South Portland
10 students provided full educational opportunity
Ten Maine Community College students have been awarded a full scholarship in honor of Lyon A. Gorman for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year. The students were on May 23 at an online event with members of the Gorman family and LLB leadership.
2022 Lyon A. Gorman Scholars and Their Courses’s Graduation: Robert Martin Princes Township, Criminal Justice, Central Maine Community College; Rockland, Andrew Severson, Center for Business Administration and Management, Central Maine Community College; Elizabeth Ganon Brewery, Nursing, Eastern Maine Community College; Allison Pace Belgrade, Physical Assistant, Kennebec Valley Community College; Darrell Adams, III Caribou, Nursing, North Maine Community College; Joseph Agostino Sako, Garden, South Maine Community College; Hanan Ali Portland, Liberal Studies / Social Work, South Maine Community College; Luke White Portland, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, South Maine Community College; Jessica Bacon Calculus, Residential Commercial Electrical and Electromechanical Equipment, Washington County Community College; And Colly Hat from Biddeford, Information Technology, York County Community College.

Holding a library to raise money for Ukraine
“Sunflowers for Ukraine” blanket – made and donated by Peggy Pope, a member of the public library board of the Carabasset Valley – is being used directly by the World Central Kitchen to support the people of Ukraine.
Raffle tickets are $ 10 each or three tickets are $ 25 each. The drawing will take place on the weekend of October 9 in Sugarloff.
To purchase raffle tickets, contact Peggy Bishop at [email protected]Library at [email protected] Or call 237-3535. The blanket can be seen in the library at 3209 Carrabassett Dr., No. 3.

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