“Endowment Fund Nears $600,000”
The annual meeting of the Ellsworth High School Alumni Association took place on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Ellsworth High School Auditorium. The EHSAA announced the recipients of the 2015 association scholarships. The Ellsworth High School Show Choir performed after the meeting.
The 3rd annual Bowling for Scholars was a great success raising over $5000.00. Lots of laughs, gutter balls, special shirts and just plain fun was had by the 12 teams that came. Thank you to all our sponsors and teams who made this a success for the Alumni and the students. Check out photos of the teams.
A faculty member in the physics and astronomy department has been awarded a $650,000 federal grant that will be used to fund research into star formation, as well as two outreach efforts: the Milky Way Project, a crowd-sourced search for nebulae, and BUILD, an outreach program that will bring astronomy lectures and “star parties” to communities beyond the Cal Poly Pomona campus.
Rob Pendergist a graduate of EHS 1989 will be inducted into the Maine Sport Hall of Fame class of 2015 later this year.
Lucas Carriere, a graduate student in architecture at the University of Texas at Austin, has been selected as an intern at the Copenhagen branch of Bjarke Ingals’ firm BIG. Carriere, a graduate of Ellsworth High School and Northeastern University, is the son of Gerard and Warrene Carriere of Lamoine.