As a student, Sam Heino is used to writing research papers for class. But it's not every day that one of her essays would be entered into an international contest and win honorable mention. That's exactly what happened to Heino as she entered herself in the 2014 Ocean Awareness Student Contest, organized by the national environmental nonprofit From the Bow's Seat.
The Maine School of Science and Mathematics is pleased to announce that our very own Luke Shorty, MSSM's Executive Director for the past three and a half years, received the Champion Award for Education, Training and Leadership Development from the Maine Development Foundation. The prestigious award was given at the Maine Development Foundation's 36th annual meeting on Tuesday, October 7 at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. Shorty was awarded along with six other Maine leaders who are continuing to develop and enhance leadership.