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Skowhegan Savings Awards $14,000 in College Scholarships to Seven High School Seniors

June 13, 2019
SKOWHEGAN, MAINE - Skowhegan Savings Bank
is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Skowhegan Savings College Scholarship awards.
  • Emily Bartley, Lawrence High School. Bartley, of Clinton, is a member of the National Honor Society and enrolled in an Emergency Medical Technicians class. She’s active in theater and music being selected by the National Association of Music Education as a member of the All Eastern Choir and drum major for the marching band. Through the use of her musical talents, she helped orchestrate a series of benefit concerts to raise money for local charities. Bartley plans on attending the University of Southern Maine.
  • Taylor Davis, Cony High School. Davis, an honors student, is on the National Honor Society and German Honors Society being recognized by the KVAC for All-Academics and receiving the Excellence in German award. She played field hockey, lacrosse and on the unified basketball teams. In her spare time, Davis volunteers at Togus VA Medical Center, at youth sports camps and at her grandparents’ retirement home. She plans to attend the Maine College of Health Professions.
  • Brooke Egan, Rangeley Lakes Regional School. Egan is an accomplished student and athlete. She serves as president of student council, is a member of the National Honor Society, a delegate for Dirigo Girls State and has earned the President’s Award for outstanding academic excellence. As an athlete, she received All-Star recognition in both soccer and basketball of which she served as team captain for both varsity teams. Egan dedicates a lot of her time volunteering for the Rangeley community. She plans on attending the University of Maine and going into the medical field.
  • Isabella Herrick, Skowhegan Area High School. Herrick serves as student body president, is on the National Honor Society and represented her school at Girl’s State. She’s active in drama, yearbook, the prom committee and various charitable community endeavors. Herrick plans on attending Thomas College and becoming a social studies teacher.
  • Ashley LaGross, Mt. Abram Regional High School. LaGross, of Anson, is an honor roll student involved in the art club, outdoor club, track and robotics club. For the past four years, she has volunteered for the United Methodist Economic Ministry helping to run the food pantry and organizing food drives.
  • Dayle Pooler, Skowhegan Area High School. Pooler is enrolled at the Somerset Career and Technical Center in the digital graphics program. She’s been involved in the Upward Bound program, SkillsUSA and sings in the school chorus. Pooler plans on attending Belmont University upon graduation.
  • Jessica Turcotte, Madison High School. National Honor Society member, Turcotte has received numerous outstanding achievement awards in academics and serves on student government. Outside of her academics, she has been involved in soccer, basketball, softball, competitive cheering and band. She volunteers her time at a local soup kitchen and through the unified basketball program working with special needs students in her school district. Turcotte plans on attending Saint Joseph’s College.
The Skowhegan Savings Scholarship Program awards seven $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors attending high schools in the municipalities of which the bank has branches.
Chris Farmer, Regional VP Community Banker of Franklin County, presents scholarship to Brooke Egan of Rangeley Lakes Regional School.
Mike Vear, Fairfield Branch Manager, presents scholarship to Emily Bartley of Lawrence High School. Chris Farmer, Regional VP Community Banker of Franklin County, presents scholarship to Ashley LaGross of Mt. Abram Regional School. Brandi Meisner, Community Banker, County, presents scholarships to Isabelle Herrick and Dayle Pooler of Skowhegan Area High School.
Jack Ducharme, Regional VP Community Banker of Somerset County, presents scholarship to Jessica Turcotte of Madison Area High School..