MDI High School Senior Drew Rich Awarded Angus MacDonald Scholarship

BAR HARBOR, ME – Maine Seacoast Mission is proud to announce Mount Desert Island High School senior Drew Rich as recipient of the Misson’s third Angus MacDonald Scholarship. Mr. Rich plans to attend the University of Miami and pursue a computer science degreee.

The Angus MacDonald Scholarship, named for one of the Maine Seacoast Mission founders, grants recipients $3,000 per year for four years of post-secondary education. This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated superior scholastic achievement, possess a high degree of personal integrity, has actively participated in extracurricular and community activities, and has shown leadership qualities and a strong work ethic.

Maine Seacoast Mission President Scott Planting said, “The Mission’s scholarship program dates back to the early 1900’s. In addition to the Angus MacDonald Scholarship, the Mission awards approximately 25 other four-year college scholarships each year. Sunbeam Scholarships are granted to graduates of Maine high schools on the Downeast coast. The Ed Greaves Educational Center Scholarship is granted to a student who has been active in the Mission’s EDGE Youth Development Program.

“In 2017, the Mission’s new and renewal scholarship awards will total approximately $145,000,” said President Planting.

For more information about Maine Seacoast Mission Scholarships contact Scholarship Administrator Terri Rodick at [email protected] or 207-288-5097.

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