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UMFK Foundation awards Scholarships to UMFK students

July 11, 2003

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation has awarded fourteen scholarships to eight St. John Valley students and two students from Hancock and Mars Hill for the 2003-2004 academic year.

Justin Dubois of Fort Kent and Caralynne Daigle of St. Francis were awarded the Daigle Family Scholarship.

The Daigle Family Scholarship was established in 1993 with gifts from Daigle family members and friends.

Jeanie Beaulieu of Wallagrass received the McKenna Scholarship. Funds for the scholarship was established in 1999 with a gift from the late Laura Duperry McKenna, a UMFK alumna and former educator.

Julia Pelletier of Fort Kent and Jeanie Beaulieu of Wallagrass were awarded the Ludger and Bernice Michaud Scholarship.

The memorial scholarship was established in 1992 in honor and memory of Ludger and Bernice Michaud by gifts from family members, friends and associates. The fund provides a tuition scholarship for graduates of Fort Kent Community High School who are enrolled or has been accepted in the four-year bachelor of science in education program at UMFK based on the students anticipated potential for academic success.

The Maxine Gagnon Page Family Scholarship was awarded to Julia Pelletier and Anthony Jalbert of Fort Kent and Caralynne Daigle of St. Francis.

This scholarship fund was established in 2000 with gifts from the Page family members for Maxine Gagnon Page's 87th birthday. The fund was established in recognition of the contributions and importance of Maxine Gagnon Page to the education and way of life of the children of Eagle Lake and Fort Kent.

Rick Romann, Patrick Paulo and Anthony Jalbert of Fort Kent, Nathan Levesque of Madawaska, Deidre Cushman of Mars Hill and Lynne Stephenson of Hancock were all selected as recipients of the UMFK Foundation Scholarship.

This scholarship was established by the University's foundation in 1993 with gifts from friends of UMFK.

The scholarships do not require repayment and will be dispersed in two equal payments for the fall and spring semester. The awards are contingent upon the successful completion of each semester.