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Maine Island Scholars Luncheon
June 27, 2009

Island Institute invited all the recipients of the Island Institute Scholarships to a luncheon in the their honor at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. Also being honored was S. Parkman Shaw for his longstanding support of island communities through the Shaw Fund for Mariner's Children. The Maine Island Scholarship program is made possible by the generosity of the ERQ Foundation, Nancy and Robert Jordan, the McLane Fund for Maine Island Education, the Otter Island Fund, the Shaw Fund for Mariner's Children, Bobbie and Cyrus Sweet and the Wilson Family Foundation. Donna Damon and Leila Bisharat are on the Island Institute Board.

Danielle Rich was a major speaker at the dinner and for the second year in a row received the major Shaw Scholarship for Mariners Children. She did such a great job and had a wonderful speech that made us all proud! Other recipients from Chebeague were Arianna Stefanilo, Tom Damon, Josh Doughty, John Summa, Vika Johnson, Dennis Johnson and Darya Johnson.