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The Terrific Kids awards ceremony for February was held at Ridge View Community School on Monday, February 4th. The 7 students for this month were honored for attaining their goals by Jerry Riesman, the principal. They received a certificate and tokens from the Dexter Kiwanians.

Pictured from left to right: Jemma Bullock, Coral Peirce, Morgan Andrews, and Alex Clukey.

Dexter Regional High School is would like to announce that the following students have been selected by the faculty as "Students of the Month" for the month of December 2018: Pictured Left to Right: Nathan Schobel, Olivia Peakes, Stephen Thomas, and Hunter Speed.

Springfield College has named Rosalie Bowman of Dixmont to the Dean's List for academic excellence for the fall 2018 term. Bowman is studying Health Science/Occupational Therapy. Criteria for selection to the Dean's List requires that the student must have a minimum semester grade point average of 3.50 for the semester. Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution founded in 1885. Nearly 5,000 students, including 2,500 full-time undergraduate students, study at its main campus in Springfield, Mass., and at its regional campuses across the country. Springfield College inspires students through the guiding principles of its Humanics philosophy - educating in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others. For more information visit
Emily E. Nyman of Corinna, Me, was recently named to the highly selective Dean's List at Colby College in Waterville, Me, for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year. Nyman is one of 538 Colby students -- or 26 percent of the qualified student body -- to qualify for the Dean's List last semester. Nyman, a member of the Class of 2022, attended Nokomis Regional High School and is the daughter of Douglas and Melinda Nyman of Corinna, Me. Nyman earned a semester grade point average of 3.77 or higher last fall to be included on Colby's Dean's List. She majored in (undeclared). Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America's most selective colleges. For more information visit