Margaret Chase Smith Essay contest

Every school year the Library administers the Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest.  It is open to Maine high school seniors and invites them to write on a theme related either to a historical milestone or a current event.  Thanks to the generous support from the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation, prizes are $1000 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place, and five $50 honorable mention prizes.  For more information on the essay contest, please click here or contact John Taylor.

2017 First Place Winner, Gabrielle Kyes Mattanawcook Academy  

2017 First Place Winner, Gabrielle Kyes
Mattanawcook Academy

 

2017 Second Place Winner, Abigail Hande Highview Christian Academy

2017 Second Place Winner, Abigail Hande
Highview Christian Academy

2017 Third Place Winner, Sigrid Sibley Poland Regional High School

2017 Third Place Winner, Sigrid Sibley
Poland Regional High School

2017 US Military Academy Recipient Second Lieutenant Lisa DeLacey

2017 US Military Academy Recipient
Second Lieutenant Lisa DeLacey

margaret Chase smith leadership excellence award

With funding provided by the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation, the United States Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy present the Margaret Chase Smith Leadership Excellence Award annually to a female who has demonstrated conscience-driven leadership, dedicated service to the greater good, and personal independence and integrity, while displaying the highest standards of professionalism and personal conduct as an exemplary role model. Nominees must have no significant conduct or academic difficulties, and should demonstrate potential for an outstanding career of service upon graduation.

2017 US Naval Academy Recipient   Midshipman Sarita Condie

2017 US Naval Academy Recipient  
Midshipman Sarita Condie