Mid-Coast School Notebook: Sept. 9

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SNHU to offer mental
health graduate degree

BRUNSWICK — The Southern New Hampshire University satellite campus in Brunswick will offer a Graduate Program in Community Mental Health beginning in May 2010.

The program will confer a master’s of science degree in community mental health with 48 and 60 hour credit options, with specializations available in integrated community mental health and substance abuse services for adults, or children, youth, and families.

The mental health counseling track will prepare students for licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maine.

Henderson earns second
place in essay contest

BRUNSWICK — Josiah Henderson of Brunswick, a middle school student at North Yarmouth Academy, won second place for his grade in an essay contest addressing “What the American Flag means to me.”

The contest was held by the New England region of the Fleet Reserve Association.

Henderson was sponsored by the Pinetree Branch 156 of Brunswick.

Local students named
Mitchell Scholars

PORTLAND — One student from each of the area public high schools have been named Mitchell Scholars for 2009.

Adrienne Jaeger of Morse High School, Claire Jamison of Mt. Ararat High School and Valerie Smith of Brunswick High School were selected for the award by The Mitchell Institute.

The $5,000 scholarship will be dispersed in increments of $1,250 up to four years.

University of Maine at Farmington
Spring 2009 Dean’s List

Matthew Elwell, Christina Lessard, Kieran Nichols.

Olivia Schmidt.

Owen Cassidy, Christopher Durkin, David Fisk, Jonathan Fisk, Emily Hoering, Melissa Patterson, Meredith Stack.

Emily Bubier, Elizabeth Gilley.

Haley Grover, Kristin Klaiber, Holly Sawyer.



Josiah - school.jpgHenderson

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Troop 966.jpgBuilding on last year’s success, Topsham Junior Girl Scout Troop 966 helped keep the Topsham Fair clean by creating and placing numerous coffee can “cigarette stations” around the fair to prevent litter. The service project earned the troop its Junior Bronze Award. Troop 966 members include, back row, from left, Acadia Jerome, Sharley Moreland, Jamie Smith, Katie Brooks, Taylor Mailly, Danielle Martin, and Jamie Martin; front row, from left, Meghan Caouette, Keeley Bartolini, Evangeline Jerome, Maddie Steel, Alexis Pickens, Calista O’Farrell and Reyann Brooks. Not pictured: Cha Cha Jerome.