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MEDIA ADVISORY: Maine Asphalt Pavement Association Awards Scholarship Winners

Monday, July 1st, 2019 at 2:42 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 24, 2019

 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maine Asphalt Pavement Association Awards Scholarship Winners

 

Augusta, Maine- On June 18, 2019 the Maine Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) Board of Director met to review the 2019 Scholarship Applications.  This year was the first year MAPA opened the application process to its membership. The Maine Asphalt Pavement Association scholarship awards have typically been between $500.00 and $2,500 per recipient and are dependent on both the availability of funds and the pool of applicants in any given year. These scholarships are intended to assist the student with the cost of tuition and are to be used solely for this purpose and will be made out directly to the school.

MAPA had three well deserving students apply for scholarships.  Our first recipient is Alexander Fox who is the son of Troy Fox employed by Milton CAT. Alexander will be attending the White Mountain Community College in the Fall of 2019 where he will be majoring in Diesel Heavy Equipment Technology.  Alex attended Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School and graduated with a GPA of 92.4 and has played football all four years of high school. He intends to stay in Maine and work at Milton CAT or an industry paving member.

Our second recipient is Lucas Bentley, son of Tanya Griffeth and stepson of Todd Griffeth employed by Glidden Excavating and Paving. Lucas will be attending the University of Maine in the Fall of 2019 where he will be majoring Civil Engineering.  Lucas attended Gardiner Area High School and graduated with a GPA of 95.4 and has also played football all four years of high school and is a member of the National Honor Society.  Lucas intends to stay in Maine and work with a civil engineering company upon graduation.

Our last recipient is Kent Raymond, son of Kendra and Brian Raymond employed by Northeast Paving. Kent will be attending the University of Maine in the Fall of 2019 where he will majoring in Wildlife Ecology. Kent attended Hermon High School and graduated with a GPA 92.1. Kent has been involved with Boy Scouts and has earned Eagle Scout status and the co-founded the Young Americas for Freedom chapter at Hermon High School. He was also a member of the high school band and the National Honor Society. Kent intends to stay in Maine and work the IF&W.

The Maine Asphalt Pavement Association would like to Congratulate all of its 2019 Scholarship Award Winners!

About: It is the mission of Maine Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) to encourage and promote the safe and environmentally sound use of bituminous asphalt products throughout the State of Maine. MAPA is an advocate for a unified industry voice and provides a forum for advancing teamwork and the education process within the asphalt industry, our clients and the driving public, and through this proactive process, provide the best, most economical, enhancements to Maine’s transportation infrastructure.

 

Media Contact:
Tanya Griffeth
Executive Director
207-557-0939
info@maine-apa.org


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