SCHOOL NEWS
TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL CENTER FREE APPLICATION
FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) LAB SESSION
Tri-County Technical Center (TCTC) in Dexter, in conjunction with the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) will be holding a FAFSA Lab on Thursday, February 5th starting at 5 PM with a buffet dinner. All TCTC seniors, seniors from Dexter Regional High School, Foxcroft Academy, Greenville High School, Penquis Valley High School, Piscataquis Community Secondary School, and their families/guardians are invited to attend to fill out the FAFSA form. Students and parents/guardians will be assisted through the process with the help of TCTC and FAME staff. Computers will be provided so that participants will be able to fill out and complete the FAFSA application online. For a more detailed list of financial information needed to be brought to the lab and/or to sign up, please call TCTC at 924-7670.
RIDGE VIEW COMMUNITY SCHOOL BUILDERS CLUB
RAISES MONEY FOR FOOD CLOSET
Each year, the Ridge View Community School Builders Club (pictured above) collects “Coins for the Closet” in an effort to help feed needy people in their community. On January 13th, the club presented $700 to Mr. Richard Gilbert, representative of the Dexter Area Food Closet. Donations were accepted at school and from the community. The “Coins for the Closet” kick-off was held early in December with members stationed at local merchants accepting donations. Members who participated in the community kick-off were: Santinaca Lawson, Madia Chesner, Isiah Chesner, Isabella Adam, Mackenzie Gould, Logan Perkins, Nathan Richards, Nicholas Hanscom, Alexander Gray, Caden Bligh, Nick Galligan, Blake Thompson, Abigail Smith, Cheyenne Beem, and Cloe Maountain. The fundraiser continued at school with a Hat Day in grades kindergarten through eighth grade and a Jeans Day for Ridge View Community School staff. Local merchants who allowed collections at their stores included: Dexter Variety, P&L Country Market, Tillson True Value, Toot’s Deli, and Bud’s Shop ‘n Save.
COLLEGE NEWS
LASELL COLLEGE
Jared MacDonald of Dexter has achieved Dean's List for the 2014 Fall semester at Lasell College in Newton, MA. MacDonald a member of the class of 2016, is majoring in Communication and was among 634 students honored in the Fall 2014 semester.
To achieve the Dean's List, each student must be full-time carrying 12 or more graded credits for the semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or above.
Lasell is an independent coeducational college emphasizing the integration of professional and liberal arts programs. The campus is situated on a 53-acre campus eight miles from downtown Boston.
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Katelyn-Rose Chase of Palmyra received academic honors from Arizona State University by making the University's Dean's List for the Fall 2014 semester.
Undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester in residence at ASU with a GPA of 3.50 or higher are eligible for the Dean's List. A notation regarding Dean's List achievement appears on the unofficial transcript.