Mid-Coast School Notebook: Feb. 11

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AAUW sponsors
scholarship in Bath

BATH — The Bath-Brunswick branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a scholarship to be used for the fall 2011 semester at the University College at Bath/Brunswick.

The AAUW Scholarship will be awarded to a “non-traditional” female student who wishes to enroll or has already enrolled in the college. Applicants must be highly motivated; have a demonstrated financial need; be a high school graduate or GED recipient; and have at least one year between high school graduation and college matriculation.

AAUW will pay tuition and fees for one introductory level college course. The application deadline is March 30.

For more information, please visit learn.maine.edu/bath.

Bath students historic
boat earns recognition

BATH – A group of 14 Morse High School students built an 18-foot 17th century shallop boat called the “Jane Stevens,” last summer under the supervision of Morse High School science teacher Eric Varney and master shipwright Will West.

The shallop project boat recently was named “Boat of the Year 2010” by Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors magazine, and a story detailing the shallop project is featured in the current winter edition of the magazine.

The shallop project was initiated by Maine’s First Ship, a non-profit dedicated to reconstructing a replica of a 17th century pinnace, The Virginia, the first ship built by the English in America.

Maine’s First Ship has plans to sponsor a winter/spring program at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center in order to complete the rigging and finishing touches for the Jane Stevens, and begin working on The Virginia.


RSU 1 Vocational School
opens Culinary Cafe

BATH — Culinary students at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center are now serving lunch to the public on Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. at the school.

The restaurant, called the Culinary Cafe, is entirely run by the students, who plan the menus, cook the food, and serve as wait staff.

The cost for a 3-course meal, plus beverage, is $6.

To make reservations, or for more information, call the school at 443-8257 or e-mail culinarycafe@rsu1.org.

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Eva Jensen, a ninth grade student from Topsham, has been named the January student of the month at Mt. Ararat High School. Science teacher Evelyn Barbour nominated Jenson  for excelling in living out the school’s mission and for demonstrating responsibility and doing her best work.

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