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Mitchell Scholar Holland ’16 Receives MEEOA’s Rising Star Award

Larissa Holland, the 2016 Mitchell Scholar from Washington Academy and 2020 Smith College graduate, received the Rising Star 2024 award from the Maine Educational Opportunity Association (MEEOA) in early January. The MEEOA Rising Star Award is presented to emerging professionals who are former participants of Maine’s educational opportunity programs, people just beginning to make an… Read more »

The Year in Review: 2023

Thanks to the support from our many loyal donors, 2023 was a year of great progress and momentum at the Mitchell Institute. The many successes of the past year are reflected in these story highlights—from the record number of Mitchell Scholarships awarded to our record attendance at Gala to our new and revitalized programs that… Read more »

Harris Joins the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society

With his most recent gift to the Mitchell Institute in December 2023, Brian Harris, the 2007 Mitchell Scholar from Penobscot High School and Co-founder & CEO of MedRhythms, became the 15th and newest member of the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society. The new Alumni giving society recognizes Mitchell Scholar alumni who have followed the example… Read more »

Twenty Additional Mitchell Scholarships to be Awarded in 2024

As the Mitchell Institute’s Board of Directors recently approved the second phase of the organization’s plan to increase the number of $10,000 Mitchell Scholarships awarded to college-going Maine high school seniors, the Mitchell Institute’s Scholarship Selection Committee will be able to say yes to 20 more applicants statewide in 2024, bringing the total number of… Read more »

Three Leaders Join the Mitchell Institute’s Board of Directors in 2024

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s premier scholarship organization has announced the election of three new members to its Board of Directors: (left to right) Mitchell Scholar Tony DiSotto ’99, Maine Market President of KeyBank; Kate Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Senior Client Advisor with Spinnaker Trust; and Jonathan Moody, Superintendent of Schools in MSAD 54. Each… Read more »