BRUNSWICK — PeaceWorks, a Brunswick-based nonprofit dedicated to non-violent approaches to resolving conflict, is offering a $500 PeaceWorks Peace Studies scholarship to be used for a 3-credit hour University of Maine Peace Studies course in spring 2011.
For more information about PeaceWorks or to download the application, please visit peaceworksbrunswickme.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is Nov. 30.
Semifinalists named in
Five students from the Mid-Coast region were named semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Semifinalists include Brunswick High School students Forrest K. Sawyer, Jennifer M. Wenzler; Morse High School students Charles T. Oddleifson, and Kristen N. Shirley; and David H. Brann of Mount Ararat High School.
Students qualified for the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2009 Preliminary SAT or the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The semifinalists represents the highest-scoring entrants in the state.
National Merit Scholarship winners will be announced beginning in April 2011.
Danny Catlin, a 10th grade student from Harpswell, was named the October Student of the Month at Mt. Ararat High School. Physical education teacher Diane Fournier nominated him based on his thoughtful and respectful treatment of classmates, teammates, and adults.