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SCHOOL NEWS
RSU #53/MSAD #53
RSU #53/MSAD #53 is seeking feedback on the district mission statement from community members including Burnham, Detroit, and Pittsfield. What do you think the school district should emphasize? Is the District doing what the District says its going to do? Take a survey by visiting the MSAD #53 website at www.msad53.org.
COLLEGE NEWS
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE ORONO
The University of Maine recognized 2,229 students for achieving Dean's List honors in the fall 2017 semester. To be placed on the Dean's List, students who must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Note that some students have requested that their information not be released; therefore, their names are not included. Carmel: Abigail DeHaas, Abigail Fitts, Deborah Heyden, Justin McAllister and Timothy Verrill; Corinna: Nguyen Huynh, Hillary Manson and Anna Smestad; Corinth: Katrina Bradford, Kaj Overturf, Tuuli Overturf and Jana Watson; Dexter: Trevor Fogarty, Sarah Hoak and Mariah Hughes; Dixmont: Joshua Viekman; Etna: Ian Blouin; Exeter: Alexandra Cooper, Holly Libby, Cara Morgan and Chandler Perkins; Garland: Abigail Webber; Levant: Desirae DuBois and Anne Treworgy; Newport: Camden Clark, Allison Croce, Brody Haverly-Johndro and Noah Kershner; Plymouth: Mariah Carey and Gabrielle Sands; Ripley: Hunter Martin; Stetson: Carly Buswell; Abbot: Delan Patterson; Dover Foxcroft: Racquel Bozzelli, William Casey, Cooper Nelson, Emily Sprecher and Sebastian Zepeda; Greenville: Courtney Mann; Parkman: Charis Morin and Bailey Woodard; Athens: Lanie Howes; Canaan: Sarah Tracy; Detroit: Leah Carron; Harmony: Arend Thibodeau; Hartland: Lydia Elwell; Palmyra: Laura Freudenberger, Ryan LaGross and Morganne Robinson; Pittsfield: Alexander Audet, Marshall Lawler, Cassandra Miller and Anna Olsen; Saint Albans: Allen Kimball and Zachary Ramsdell; and Burnham: Eliana Bergdoll. The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Ryan Engelhardt of Pittsfield has been named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire for earning Highest Honors for the fall 2017 semester. Engelhardt is majoring in Kin:Sport Studies. Students named to the Dean's List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors. The University of New Hampshire offers programs in business, engineering, law, liberal arts and the sciences across more than 200 programs of study. To learn more about the opportunities at the University of New Hampshire visit: www.unh.edu.

MAINE MARITIME ACADEMY
Maine Maritime Academy recently named 419 students to the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2017-2018 academic year. Students named to the Dean’s List earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale. The following students from the local communities were named to the Maine Maritime Academy Dean’s List: Mikayla Charters-Newport; Quanah Gaitings-Harrod-Corinth; Mckenzie Slauenwhite-Carmel; Jarrod Black-Dover-Foxcroft; Jack Mason-Greenville; Zack Littlefield-Pittsfield; Joseph Marriner-St. Albans; Rebecca Leathers-Levant; Tanner Littefield-Pittsfield; and Corey Rowell-Canaan.
WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
The following local students have made the Dean's List at Wentworth Institute of Technology for the fall 2017 semester: Hunter Wintle of Detroit and Carter Richmond of Pittsfield; Wentworth Institute of Technology was founded in 1904, is an independent, nationally ranked institution offering career-focused education through 19 bachelor's degree programs in areas such as applied mathematics, architecture, business management, computer science, computer networking, construction management, design, engineering, and engineering technology. The Institute also offers master's degrees in architecture, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, and technology management. For more information, visit www.wit.edu.
 HONOR ROLL
RIDGE VIEW COMMUNITY SCHOOL
The Ridge View Community School would like to announce the 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 school year for grades 5 through 8.
HIGH HONORS- HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 5: Lucy Alexander, Sunny Bache, Keira Bennett, Addyson Brown, McKenzie Clay, Abilene Corson, Teegan Day, Cole Doherty, Ethan Doherty, Alyvia Dorman, Avery Fogler, Claire Fogler, Amelia Greaves, Megan Hreben, Willis Rienhardt, Elizabeth Roats, Taylor Small, Alexandra Vafiades and Brianna Vafiades.
HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 5: Jason Bowden and Alice Childers.
HIGH HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 6: Kiana Anderson, Lily Bagley, Elizabeth Bernard Whittaker, Braiden Boutilier, Dominic Brackett, Lily Brown, Benjamin Crocker, Jenna Daggett, Hannah Dean, Macey Deering, Shelby Dyson, Cian Galligan, Miles Grant, Cally Gudroe, Lillian Harris, Aiden Langlais, Lucrecia Lazon Babeton, Brianna Packard, Mazie Peach, Jenna Phillips, Graci Scott, Gabrielle Shorey-Coy, William Spratt and Hannah Wallace.
HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 6: Jason Cruea, Gabriel Marx, Charity Miller and Olivia Richardson.
HIGH HONORS – ACADEMIC
GRADE 6: Cally Gudroe.
HIGH HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 7: Emma Alexander, Emily Andrescu, Caden Brown, Sydney Dyson, Sydney Fogler, Phillip Folster, Olivia Gilman, Jozlynn Haley, Annika King, William Kusnierz, Annajayne Pitman, Alex Race, Kimberly Rideout, Payson Rienhardt and Trevor Speed.
HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 7: Joseph Bard, Rosa Burgos, Christian Gallant, Allen Gatchell, Ashley Johnson, Brendon Mehlhorn, Makalya Moore, Dylan Phillips, Jillean Poliquin, Caleb Schobel, Richard Sharon, Ambria St. Louis and Lana Swift.
HIGH HONORS – ACADEMIC
GRADE 7: Payson Rienhardt.
HONORS – ACADEMIC
GRADE 7: Emma Alexander, Emily Andrescu, Sydney Dyson, Sydney Fogler, Phillip Folster, Annika King, William Kusnierz and Annajayne Pitman.
HIGH HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 8: Elizabeth Kinney and Emma Paige.
HONORS – HABITS OF WORK
GRADE 8: Alivia Anderson, Brandon Bell, Kiana Bennett, Owen Brown, Caitlyn Chabot, Neleha Chambers, Patrick Childers, Clyde Day, Nathan Fernald, Payton Gilman, LaKota Glidden, Ricky Goodell, Arianna Jandreau, Hanna Morse, Hunter Nelson, Maureen O’Roak, Taylor Rideout, Amelia Rolfe, Tyr Ronco, Ora Rudloff-Eastman and Nathan Schobel.
HIGH HONORS – ACADEMIC
GRADE 8: Clyde Day, Elizabeth Kinney, Hanna Morse and Amelia Rolfe.
HONORS – ACADEMIC
GRADE 8: Neleha Chambers, Payton Gilman, Arianna Jandreau, Maureen O’Roak and Jennifer Young.