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Jan 14, 2020

Owls Head resident returns to America following Denmark research

WORCESTER, MASS. -- Parrish Garver of Owls Head, part of the class of 2021 majoring in mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was a member of a team that recently completed hands-on research through the WPI project center in Denmark. The project was titled "Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Urban Agriculture in Copenhagen." In their project summary, the students wrote, "This project focused on conducting research mainly through interviews to gather information about the obstacles faced by the urban agriculture community."

At WPI, all undergraduates are required to complete a research-driven, professional-level project that applies science and technology to addresses an important societal need or issue.

Rockland High School graduate receives Dental Association scholarship

ROCKLAND -- Natasha Seavey, a graduate of Rockland District High School who attends the University of New England College of Dental Medicine, was one of 14 students selected to receive the 2019 Alva S. Appleby Scholarship from the Maine Dental Association Charitable Foundation.

Each of the students was awarded $3,500. To be considered for the annual Appleby Scholarship, a student must be from the state of Maine, have completed their first year of dental school, and be enrolled in a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association.

Seavey is a member of the class of 2021 at the UNE College of Dental Medicine, who received her bachelor’s degree from the University of New England. She is the daughter of Kevin and Eleanor Reed of Rockland.

Friendship student makes Dean's List at University of New England

PORTLAND -- Riley McCollett, a resident of the town of Friendship, has been named to the Dean's List for the 2019 fall semester at the University of New England.

The Dean's List at University of New England have students who attained a grade point average of 3.3 or better out of a possible 4.0 at the end of each semester.

Eastern Maine Community College announces Dean’s List students

BANGOR -- The Academic Dean of Eastern Maine Community College prepared a list of full time students who have earned a semester grade point average of 3.25 or higher at EMCC. Students Elliott C. Spear of Rockland and Aidan W. Jones-Risteen of Warren have been listed on the Dean's List for the Fall Semester of 2019.

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