SCHOOL NOTES

15 years ago
   Perley receives scholarship

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Melissa Perley, of Fort Fairfield has been awarded the Scholarship for Rural Mathematics and Science Educators from Western Governors University.     Private, non-profit WGU offers more than 15 kinds of scholarships, supported by a number of major corporations and foundations, as well as special government grants and appropriations. During the 2009 fiscal year, WGU awarded 542 scholarships, valued at $2,200,000.
Smith enrolls
at Colby College
    WATERVILLE — Mimi E. Smith, of Presque Isle, enrolled at Colby College, in Waterville, this fall. Before classes began, she took part in an orientation that included an introduction to Colby's rigorous academics, rich cultural life, and community involvement opportunities as well as a three-day outdoor excursion.
    Smith is a graduate of Presque Isle High School. She is the daughter of Charles and Marguerite Smith, of Presque Isle.