ROCKPORT — Seacoast Security Inc. of West Rockport have presented two scholarships to deserving young students pursuing the trades in secondary education programs.
Colby Charette, of Hermon, received a $1,000 scholarship to support his pursuit of an electrician technology degree. Charette graduated from Hermon High School and will be attending Eastern Maine Community College this fall.
Jacob Lawrence, of Waldoboro, also received a $1,000 scholarship to support his entrance into an electrician certificate program. Lawrence graduated from Medomak Valley High School and will be attending Southern Maine Community College this fall.
The awards were presented to the two students at the main office of Seacoast Security in West Rockport by owners Scott Haynes and Stephen Haynes. Following the awards, the students took a tour of the Seacoast facilities to learn more about the company and opportunities and services that Seacoast Security provides.

Scott Haynes, president of Seacoast Security, said “It is great to see young people who are excited about entering the trades. We hope to see more students recognize the opportunities here in Maine that skilled trades education provides. Investing in these young men is important to us, and we are excited to help them pursue these careers.”

Seacoast Security Vice President, Stephen Haynes, said “We are, and will remain, committed to helping students enter the workforce with the skills to build a valuable career in a trades field. There are great opportunities for students in the trades, and we believe supporting student efforts is an important way that Seacoast Security can invest in the next generation.”

In 2022, Seacoast Security scholarship program will again award $1,000 each, to two more students. Students must be attending a Maine technical school in the Fall of 2022. Payments will be made directly to the school on behalf of the student. To apply, students can visit and apply online starting Jan. 31, 2022. The scholarship application deadline is April 30, after which the Seacoast Security scholarship committee will review all applications and announce the winners.