Worthington Scholars feted at Point Lookout

Aug 02, 2019
Courtesy of: Marti Stone Photography The new class of Worthington Scholars celebrate before starting college.

Rockland — The Worthington Scholarship Foundation held an informal send-off barbecue for its 215 Scholars and their families at Point Lookout in Northport July 28.

In addition to the meal, there were speeches by Worthington founder David Worthington, Executive Director Rick Bedigian and University of Maine junior Chase Flaherty. The event also included a cornhole tournament, as well as bocce, Frisbee, volleyball and horseshoes.

This year, the foundation awarded 108 high school graduates attending college approximately $1.6 million. The total amount awarded in 2019, including upperclassmen, was around $3 million. This was the first year that scholarships were awarded to students from Waldo County high schools.

In 2020 an additional 17 high schools in Hancock, Washington and Lincoln counties will join the program.

For more information, visit online at worthingtonscholars.org or call 596-5800.

Husson-bound Worthington Scholar Mikaela Alley, a graduate of Searsport District High School, at Point Lookout July 28. (Courtesy of: Marti Stone)
Sam Davis with his mom at the Worthington celebration at Point Lookout July 28. A Belfast Area High School graduate, Davis will attend the University of Maine in the fall. (Courtesy of: Marti Stone)
Josh Golder, headed for UMaine from Searsport District High School, vies in the corn hole tournament at Point Lookout July 28. (Courtesy of: Marti Stone)
Searsport grads Kion Tupper, George Dakin and Maxwell Webster at the Worthington barbecue July 28. They will attend UMaine, Thomas College and Husson College, respectively. (Courtesy of: Marti Stone)
Comments (1)
Posted by: Gerald A Weinand | Aug 03, 2019 07:33

Congratulations to all these scholars and much thanks to the Worthingtons for their continued investment in our area's future - and their expansion of their largess.



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