Camden resident graduates from Georgetown University Law Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. ― Molly Masenga of Camden graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center in a commencement ceremony held May 19.

While at Georgetown, Masenga was a research editor at the Journal of National Security Law and Policy and a research assistant for Professor James Zirkle. She also spent a summer as an investigative research intern for The New York Times. She is a founding member of Law Cappella, the first chartered a cappella group at the Law Center.

Masenga has been offered a position as an associate attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in their New York office at 30 Rockefeller Center.

A 2005 graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School, Masenga is the daughter of Kathleen Ryan of Camden and Thomas J. Masenga of Pasadena, Calif. In 2009 she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in classics from Georgetown University and was inducted as a member of the academic honor society of Phi Beta Kappa.


Klemperer graduates from Illinois Wesleyan University

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — Illinois Wesleyan University honored 474 candidates for graduation during commencement May 5. Juan Salgado, President and CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino and a 1991 graduate, delivered the commencement address.

Graduating with the class was Anna Klemperer of Camden, who majored in theater arts.


Verite receive Maine National Guard promotion

AUGUSTA — Brig. Gen. James D. Campbell, The Adjutant General for Maine, announces the promotion of Eric Verite to staff sergeant of the 101st Maintenance Squadron. Staff Sgt. Verite was promoted to the rang in April 2013


Foote graduates, named to dean's list

BURLINGTON, VT. — Charles Foote, of Rockport, graduated May 4 with a bachelor of science degree, majoring in graphic design and digital media at Champlain College. He also was named to the spring 2013 dean's list for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.


Camden High School Alumni Board meeting

The first meeting of 2013 of the Camden High School Alumni Board will take place Wednesday, June 5, at 3 p.m. at the home of Pat Ayers.

The discussion will be the upcoming 108th Alumni Banquet that is scheduled to be held at Point Lookout in Northport on Saturday, Aug. 10. Tickets will be $30 and will go on sale June 17. More information concerning the banquet will be forthcoming as plans are finalized.


Gross receives PhD from Northwestern

Laura Gross, a 2001 Camden Hills Regional High School graduate, has received her PhD from Northwestern University in criminology. She graduated from Bates College in 2005 and received her master's degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2007. Gross is the daughter of Margie Gross of Camden and the late Don Gross.


Anderson presents research

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Joshua Anderson, class of 2013 of Washington, was a presenter at Union College's annual Steinmetz Symposium Day held May 10.

Anderson presented researched titled Development of a Photovoltaic-Based Solar Insolation Meter.

Every year, Union College celebrates its Undergraduate Research program by inviting students to present their creative and scholarly achievements. This year, more than 450 students participated in the festivities that spanned all of the college's academic disciplines.


Records to be destroyed

WALDOBORO — Medomak Valley High School has announced the cumulative academic records for the classes of 2001, 2002 and 2003 will be destroyed beginning Monday, June 17.

Federal regulation — under the Family Educational Privacy Act — stipulate rights to these records transfer to students upon turning 18. As such, records will only be release to students with appropriate identification (license, passport, etc.) or to parents of students who present both signed permission from their student and appropriate identification.

Students who graduated in 2001, 2002 and 2003 who would like to have possession of their cumulative record should call the Registrar at 832-5389 ext 112 to make arrangements to pick up the record or ask questions.

Students should note the permanent high school transcript will be maintained in perpetuity.


Welding training

ROCKLAND – Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education has scheduled additional MIG Welding courses for this June.

There are local companies in the area looking for welders and this training is designed to prepare students for an entry level position. The course will include shop safety, reading and interpreting blueprints, and practical experience in MIG welding. Classes are held Monday through Friday from June 17-28. Students may choose to attend the morning sessions (8 to 11 a.m.) or afternoon sessions (noon to 3 p.m.) during these two weeks. The deadline to register is June 7. Call 596-7752 to reserve a space.


Warren residents named Bob Jones University dean's list

GREENVILLE, SC — The following students are among more than 1,500 Bob Jones University students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the Spring 2013 semester. To qualify for the dean's list, students must earn a 3.0 GPA.

Emily Russell of Warren, Senior, English Education

Nathan Young of Warren, Sophomore, Christian Ministries


Attention All St. George 4-year-olds

ST. GEORGE — Beginning this September, the Jackson Memorial Library will be sponsoring another year of pre-kindergarten. This free program is open to all St. George 4-year-olds entering kindergarten in 2014. Each class will meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays mornings for two and a half hours.

To learn more about this  program, please call or stop by the library for an application. Completed applications must be submitted by Aug. 1. Contact the library at 372-8961 or visit