Margaret Chase Smith Essay contest

2018 Essay contest winners announced (click here)

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.

 2018 First Place Winner, Cassidy Lessner Highview Christian Academy   

2018 First Place Winner, Cassidy Lessner
Highview Christian Academy

 

 2018 Second Place Winner, Sydney Kenna Moore Watershed School

2018 Second Place Winner, Sydney Kenna Moore
Watershed School

 2018 Third Place Winner, Jessica Bruns Brewer High School

2018 Third Place Winner, Jessica Bruns
Brewer High School

 2018 US Military Academy Recipient Cadet Marae Kalian

2018 US Military Academy Recipient
Cadet Marae Kalian

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.

 2018 US Naval Academy Recipient   Midshipman Louise Zhou

2018 US Naval Academy Recipient  
Midshipman Louise Zhou