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Mid-Coast School Notebook: April 11

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Mid-Coast School Notebook: April 11

Brunswick resident lands stage role

Brunswick resident, Colin Grant, son of Linda and Richard Grant, has landed a leading stage role in his fourth semester at Curry College. Grant will be playing the role of Talthybius in Curry Theatre's Mainstage production, "The Trojan Women." This past semester, he played the role of Chicago in Mark Twain's "Is He Dead?" Previously, Grant has been featured in "Beyond Therapy" and "Woman in Mind."

Harlem Superstars help Shipbuilders

Jobs for Maine’s Graduates and National Honor Society students at Morse High School in Bath hosted the Harlem Superstars for a fundraising game on March 17. Both organizations promote student philanthropy and have separately completed hundreds of hours of community service and donated hundreds of dollars to nonprofit organizations. Working together was a first for these two organizations. The students met weekly in committees to plan everything from concessions to selecting the RSU #1 Dream Team to face the Superstars. From the game and raffle, the groups will be able to fund multiple $225 scholarships for drivers’ education and make a sizable donation to the Bath Mobile Food Truck. The scholarships and donation will be awarded by the JMG and NHS students on May 21, during the JMG closing ceremony.

Brunswick senior honored by MPA

Brunswick High School senior Isabella Jorgensen was named the recipient of this year's Maine Principals' Association Principal's Award. These awards are given each year to a senior in each Maine school who exemplifies academic excellence, outstanding school citizenship and leadership. Jorgensen, Principal Pete Dawson and other award winners attended an Honors Luncheon at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on April 5, where drawings were held for 10, $1,000 scholarships.

Student welcomed in Augusta

State Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick welcomed Brunswick Junior High student Niles Dorn to the Maine Senate. Dorn was serving as a Maine Senate Honorary Page. The program gives students a unique chance to observe and participate in the state's legislative process. As an honorary page, students deliver messages, distribute documents, interact with the senators, and most importantly, take part in a real world, interactive legislative learning experience.