Mid-Coast School Notebook: Jan. 20

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Bowdoin music festival seeks
student musicians, interns

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin International Music Festival is looking for talented student musicians ages 13 and older to apply to its summer 2010 program in the following instruments: strings, piano, guitar, harp, woodwinds (bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe), and composition.

Several grants and scholarships are available for student musicians from Maine.

The Festival also seeks volunteer interns for its music office, with one paid internship available, to help with the administrative tasks of the music festival. The internships are full-time for the duration of the Festival.

The festival, which runs from June 26 through Aug. 7, provides music students with an opportunity to study chamber music with world-class musicians.

For application forms and grant or scholarship information, visit bowdoinfestival.org or call 373-1400. The application deadline is Jan. 29.

Pare named student
of the month

TOPSHAM — Taylor Pare of Bowdoinham, a ninth grade student, was named the December Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat High School. 

Pare was nominated by teacher Tammy Harley for putting forth her best effort and displaying a positive attitude. 

MVR 10 receives
grant for defibrillator

BRUNSWICK — Maine Vocational Region 10 in Brunswick has received an Alfred M. Senter Grant to purchase an Automated External Defibrillator, providing basic life support for students, staff, and visitors.

Valued at nearly $2,000, the Phillips HeartSmart machine will be used as an instructional tool for the health occupations and Certified Nursing Aid programs, and will be accessible to staff, for use as a life-saving device.