Congratulations are due to 7 recently graduated seniors of Hancock County Schools who were awarded George Mitchell Scholarships.

Selected Mitchell Scholars were Courtney Wasson - Ellsworth High School, Zakari Charette and Pierce DiMauro - Mount Desert Island High School, Abigail Jakub - George Stevens Academy, Nicole Nolan - Deer Isle-Stonington High School, Amie O'Hara - Sumner Memorial High School and Julia Zavalza - Bucksport High School.

To see a full list of all the 2016 Mitchell Scholars, click HERE

Students receiving a Mitchell Scholarship receive $8500 which is paid out in 4 equal installments of $2125