Empowering young Maine students to build a brighter future . . . for themselves and for their communities.

Local organizations and friends funding Western Foothills Future of Maine College Aspirations Scholarships
Western Foothills Kids Association
Dead River Company
Oxford Federal Credit Union
John and Christina Ferland
Rumford Rotary
Riverside Realty
Teaberry Arts Council
Jolene Lovejoy
Nancy Allen
Mountain View Eyecare



2015 Future of Maine College Aspirations Scholarship Recipients

First Name

Last Name
School
College of Interest
Career of Interest

Ila

Adams
Rumford Elementary
Arizona Academy of Beauty
a cosmetologist
Trevin
Albert
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
University of Oregon
a professional football player
Clarissa
Arsenault
Rumford Elementary
Thomas College
a police officer
Brooklyn
Atkins
Rumford Elementary
Berklee College of Music
a professional singer
Taylor
Belskis
Meroby Elementary
UNE
an orthodontist
Julia
Bernard
Rumford Elementary
St. Joseph's College
a nurse
Jackson
Bisson
Rumford Elementary
UMO or Georgia Tech
an engineer
Graham
Blodgett
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
US Air Force Academy
a mechanical engineer
Hadley
Blodgett
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Yale
an anesthesiologist and musician
Mallorie
Bourret
Rumford Elementary
U Maine, Orono
an equestrian professional
Olivia
Buswell
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
UMO or UNH
an equestrian professional
Ian
Cameron
Rumford Elementary
Harvard
a paleontologist
Kylie
Carrier
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
UNE, U Maine - Machias, or COA
a marine biologist
Maisy
Chase
Meroby Elementary
Duke, Boston College, or U Maine
a basketball coach
Jack
Darling
Rumford Elementary
U of Oregon
an architect
Celeste
Dickey
Rumford Elementary
Maine College of Art
a wildlife photographer
Victoria
Doherty
Rumford Elementary
Texas A&M
a game warden
Avieah
Donovan-Medeiros
Rumford Elementary
Bard
an ornithologist
Hunter
Driscoll
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Unity or Boston College
a game warden or pro baseball player
Steve
Dyer
Rumford Elementary
NASCAR Tech
an auto mechanic
Paige
Dyke
Rumford Elementary
Unity
a wildlife biologist
Lucien
Dussault
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
WPI
a video game designer
Abigail
Ellis
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Mass College of Art & Design
an artist
Alivia
Every
Rumford Elementary
Rochester Institute of Technology
a photographer
Gracie
Farnum
Mountain Valley Middle School
Juilliard
a dance instructor or a dancer
Bode
Gray
Dirigo Elementary
U Maine or Univ. of Oregon
a pro football player
Jason
Gurney
Rumford Elementary
U Maine - Presque Isle
a game warden
Isabella
Halacy
Rumford Elementary
North Carolina State U
an animal rescuer
Ellah Mae
Houghton
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Juilliard
a professional singer, dancer, & actress
Alexis
Jasper
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
U Maine, Orono
a veterinarian
Alison
Legere
Rumford Elementary
Unity
a wildlife biologist
Page
Lueders
TWK Dirigo Middle School
U Maine, Orono
a nurse
Savannah
Parent
Rumford Elementary
California Inst. of the Arts
a cartoonist
Abigail
Prokey
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
U Maine - Farmington or UNE
a teacher
Gabrielle
Provencher
TWK Dirigo Middle School
Spa Tech or Empire
a cosmetologist
Zackary
Putnam
Dirigo Elementary
CIA
a chef
Talyia
Richard
Meroby Elementary
Conn College, BC, BU, or MECA
an artist
William
Richardson
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Georgia Tech or USM
a video game designer
Grace
Robbins
Dirigo Elementary
Fort Lewis, Tufts, or Unity
a veterinarian
Owen
Sevigny
Rumford Elementary
UNC
an athletic trainer or pro basketball player
Spencer
Souweine
Rumford Elementary
DigiPen
a video game designer
Addison
Stevens-Belanger
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
U Maine - Farmington
an elementary school teacher
Hannah
St. Laurent
Mountain Valley Middle School
New York Film Academy
a photographer or interpreter
Abbey
Therriault
Rumford Elementary
Southern New Hampshire U
a video game designer
Brady
Trenoweth
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
U Maine - Augusta
a singer
Matthew
Turcotte
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
SMCC
a game warden
Kelsey
Violette
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Bates and Tufts
an equestrian vet
Kaitlyn
Whitney
Hartford-Sumner Elementary
Bates, BU, or U Maine
a geologist




Western Foothills
Future of Maine
College Aspirations Scholarship Award Ceremony

Ceremony for 2014 Scholarship Recipients will be on January 28, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Mountain Ski Resort.

First Name

Last Name
Teacher
Grade
YEAR
School
Career of Interest
College of Interest

Ila

Adams
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a cosmetologist
Paul Mitchell or Mr. Bernard's
Jeremy
Allen
Mrs. Devoe

3

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

an elementary school teacher
Thomas College
Julia
Bernard
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a nurse
St. Joseph's, UMFK, or Husson
Hadley
Blodgett
Ms. White

4

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a professional musician
Berklee, Juilliard, or Oberlin
Cole
Brewster
Mrs. Devoe

3

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a robotics engineer
Bowdoin, BU, Harvard, MIT
Olivia
Buswell
Ms. Stevens

4

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

an equestrian professional
UMO
Jack
Darling
Mrs. Breton

3

2014

Rumford Elementary

an engineer and architect
U Miami
Hunter
Driscoll
Ms. Stevens

4

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a pro baseball player or carpenter
Boston College
Kassidy
Dubois
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a fashion designer
Pratt or Columbia
Megan
Fletcher
Mrs Holmquist

4

2014

Dirigo Elementary

a fashion designer
Parsons
Stormie
Frost
Mrs. Elliot

3

2014

Rumford Elementary

a teacher
UMO or UMA
Justice
Gendron
Mr. Tachney

3

2014

Meroby Elementary

a professional gymnast
UNH
Mason
Hatch
Mrs. DeVoe

3

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a geologist
Bates or Indiana University
Kayden
Haylock
Mrs. Stevens

4

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a pilot
Daniel Webster
Alexis
Jasper
Mrs. Vining

3

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a veterinarian
U Maine, Orono
Mary
Kent
Mrs. Breau

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a professional gymnast
UNH
Taylor
McDonald
Mrs. Devoe

3

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a fashion designer
SCAD
Machela
McGinnis
Mr. Tachney

3

2014

Meroby Elementary

a nurse
CMCC or Boston College
Kathryn
Rice
Mrs. Breton

3

2014

Rumford Elementary

a veterinarian
Cornell
Katy
Shackley
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a world activist
Bowdoin, U New Mexico, or Pomona
Connor
Skillings
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

a water park designer
U North Carolina
Abby
Stevens
Mrs. Deprey

4

2014

Dirigo Elementary

a teacher
URI
Nora
Tag
Mrs. Richard

4

2014

Rumford Elementary

an Olympic swimmer
U Chicago
Abbey
Therriault
Mrs. Breton

3

2014

Rumford Elementary

a chef
CMCC
Hope
Trenoweth
Ms. White

4

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a chef
CMCC
Megan
Turcotte
Mrs. Tifft

6

2014

Hartford-Sumner Elementary

a teacher
U Maine, Farmington





Ceremony for 2013 Scholarship Recipients was held on April 30, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at Region 9 in Mexico.

2013 Future of Maine Scholarship Recipients

Shane Adams 6 Hartford-Sumner Elementary 2013 a professional football player Univ. of Arizona or UCLA
Alexis Allegra 4 Rumford Elementary 2013 a zookeeper Ohio State or Univ. of Texas
Jessica Bordeau 4 Rumford Elementary 2013 an artist SCAD
Emily Buono 4 Rumford Elementary 2013 a criminal justice professional Maine Criminal Justice Academy
Olivia Buswell 3 Hartford-Sumner Elementary 2013 an equestrian professional UMO
Gracie Farnum 4 Rumford Elementary 2013 an elementary school teacher UMF
Phoenix Hughes 5 Meroby Elementary 2013 a singer and writer NYU
Spencer Jacques 4 Dirigo Elementary 2013 the President of the United States Yale
Alycin Jodrey 5 Rumford Elementary 2013 a crime scene investigator Kaplan University
Alice LeDuc 3 Rumford Elementary 2013 a cosmetologist Paul Mitchell
Page Lueders 4 Dirigo Elementary 2013 a farmer, restaurant owner, and cook UMO
David McAlister 6 Hartford-Sumner Elementary 2013 a carpenter EMCC
Cole Merrill 6 Hartford-Sumner Elementary 2013 a game warden Unity or UMO
Xandra Miller 5 Rumford Elementary 2013 a professional writer Bates or U Maine
Isabelle Picard 4 Dirigo Elementary 2013 a fashion designer F.I.T. or Parsons
Hannah St. Laurent 4 Rumford Elementary 2013 a professional dancer Juilliard or Yale
Noah Wiley 6 Hartford-Sumner Elementary 2013 an engineer UMO

Recognizing the effort and aspirations of the following students:

2012 Recipients
Students receiving College Aspirations Scholarships, their college of interest, and career of interest:

Noah Breton
Simon Burch
MacKenzie Downs
Anthony Frost
Zach Grover
Seneca Jacobs
Mary Ellen LeDuc
Norliyana Menes
Bridget Rowley

Congratulations!


Local organizations offering VIP benefits
Ta-Dah Hair Salon (a free haircut for each Future of Maine scholarship recipient and VIP)


2013-14 list of colleges recognizing VIP students
Bates College
College of the Atlantic
Maine Maritime Academy
Husson University
St. Joseph’s College
Unity College
University of Maine, Augusta
University of Maine, Farmington
University of Maine, Machias
University of Maine, Presque Isle
University of New England
University of Southern Maine
Washington County Community College
York County Community College

These colleges celebrate the early aspirations of the students recognized as VIPs by giving them VIP treatment when they visit the college’s admissions office.