Faculty Notebook: Dec. 23 – Portland Press Herald

From left, with a new engine donated by Ford Motor Company to Area 10 are Superintendent Paul Perzanoski, Ford Motor Company’s Mike Mclean, Central Maine Neighborhood College’s Matt Walsh, Area 10’s David Giroux and Casco Bay Ford’s Dan Ridlon. Contributed / Region 10 Specialized Large School Casco Bay Ford donates […]

From left, with a new engine donated by Ford Motor Company to Area 10 are Superintendent Paul Perzanoski, Ford Motor Company’s Mike Mclean, Central Maine Neighborhood College’s Matt Walsh, Area 10’s David Giroux and Casco Bay Ford’s Dan Ridlon. Contributed / Region 10 Specialized Large School

Casco Bay Ford donates manufacturing unit-contemporary diesel engine to complex substantial college

Associates from Casco Bay Ford and Ford Motor Enterprise presented Region 10 Specialized Substantial School’s Automotive Technology System with a new, manufacturing unit-minted diesel motor. The November donation marks a prolonged-standing relationship amongst Brunswick-centered Location 10 and Ford, whose Casco Bay dealership on a regular basis supports the faculty. In 2018, the dealership denoted a Ford Aim to the Car Tech program.

“It’s a earn-get condition for equally Casco Bay and Area 10,” stated Mike Mclean, Ford’s area assistance engineer based in Boston.

Casco Bay Ford’s Dan Ridlon, who has hired a selection of Location 10 graduates through the many years, mentioned, “We definitely take pleasure in executing this variety of issue.”

Location 10 graduates Richard Crossman and Nicole Nowak, who now perform for Casco Bay Ford, also attended. Crossman graduated from Mt. Ararat Significant College and Region 10’s Car Tech program in 2020 and is now a technician at the dealership. Nowak, who analyzed graphic layout at Region 10, graduated in 2009 and now is effective at Casco Bay Ford as a company author.

Location 10’s Automotive Technology teacher, David Giroux, will use the engine to support grow his students’ activities with a broader range of technologies.

“In design and style, diesel engines are receiving closer and nearer to automotive engines,” Giroux stated. “This will give my students an chance to see how.”

This banner, together with playing cards, posters and poinsettias, were being introduced to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick by St. John’s University college students. Contributed / Portland Diocese

St. John’s learners unfold holiday getaway cheer to Mid Coast Hospital

Wanting to supply smiles and support to entrance-line heroes serving in their group, the learners at St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick obtained to work.

“Our students designed cards and posters and we donated some of our fundraiser poinsettias for overall health care workers and people at Mid Coast Medical center in Brunswick,” claimed Shelly Wheeler, principal at St. John’s.

The playing cards ended up dispersed to medical practitioners, nurses, crisis home medical professionals and the behavioral health unit.

“They introduced so a lot of smiles, laughs and additional than a number of tears of gratitude,” explained Angela Boivin, a Catholic chaplain at the healthcare facility. “The posters went up in the ICU and the central nurses’ station. The poinsettias went in the ICU, the COVID-19 optimistic unit, the behavioral wellbeing device and the central nurses’ station.”

Personnel associates have been sharing the cards amongst on their own. A small but vital gesture for individuals who have supplied so substantially this 12 months.

“The students’ endeavours brought so significantly joy,” Boivin explained. “We are so grateful for the generosity. It is an act of mercy.”

Topsham college student named scholarship winner

Atlantic Federal Credit Union congratulates Sophia Borie of Topsham, the 2020 Atlantic/Amable & Vivian Caron $2,500 faculty scholarship receiver. Borie, who is attending the College of Southern Maine, was selected from numerous entries to get the award after distributing her software and producing a limited essay about the private impression of COVID-19.

“I wish Sophia the finest as she proceeds her schooling,” stated Atlantic President/Chief Govt Officer Scott Chretien. “It is an honor to share the enduring legacy of Amable A. Caron and Vivian Caron. They had been longtime users of the credit union who wished to assistance more youthful associates go after greater training.”

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