Fong enrolls at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

TROY, N.Y. — Tristan Fong of Hope, joined more than 1,700 freshmen when Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute began classes Aug. 29.

Morton named to Thomas College dean's list

WATERVILLE — Ashley Morton of Rockport was named to the dean's list at Thomas College for the summer term.

Grinnell among new class at Colby

WATERVILLE — Area students enrolled at Colby College in Waterville this fall. Before classes began Sept. 6, they took part in a week-long orientation that included a civic engagement component in downtown Waterville, an introduction to academic and intellectual life at Colby, and an address by Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History Robert Weisbrot at Colby's 199th Convocation.

Grinnell of Camden is a graduate of Camden Hills Regional High School and is the daughter of Molly Stone of Camden and Brian Grinnell of Harpswell.

The Class of 2020 has 544 members and was selected from the largest and most academically qualified pool of applications in Colby's 204-year history.