AUGUSTA, ME – Fourteen Maine community college students have been named to the All-Maine Academic Team in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement, leadership, and service.
The students receiving the award and a $500 scholarship from the MCCS Board of Trustees, are:
- Miranda Kelly, Camden, Central Maine Community College in Auburn
- Kenzie Langley, Lewiston, Central Maine Community College;
- Emily Schmidt, Lewiston, Central Maine Community College;
- Victoria Glynn, Blue Hill, Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor;
- Ryan Pelkey, Millinocket, Eastern Maine Community College;
- Rebecca Peters, Lincoln, Eastern Maine Community College;
- Rebecca Book, Caribou, Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle;
- Deborah Jean-Francois, Bairdsville, New Brunswick, Northern Maine Community College;
- Andrea Atkinson, Portland, Southern Maine Community College in South Portland/Brunswick;
- Dominique Hopkins, Biddeford, Southern Maine Community College;
- Elizabeth Churchill, Robbinston, Washington County Community College in Calais;
- Courtney Kake, Baileyville, Washington County Community College;
- Billie Jo Warren, Franklin, Washington County Community College and;
- Heidi West, Eliot, York County Community College in Wells.
In addition, Andrea Atkinson (SMCC) and Rebecca Peters (EMCC) have been named Maine New Century Scholars for earning the highest scores in the state on their All-USA Academic Team applications.
Atkinson has been named the 2022 Maine New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship.
Peters is the 2022 Maine New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship.
Miranda Kelly was one of only 50 students nationwide name a Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar and will receive a $1,500 scholarship.
The New Century Pathway Scholarship program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges, and Phi Theta Kappa. Only one New Century Transfer and Workforce Scholar is selected from each state.
The All-Maine Academic Team is a program of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges. Students are nominated and selected for the team by their college.