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Stennis Center Program For Congressional Interns July 24, 2014
Thad Cochran, R-MS
"Brennen Bergdahl, attending the University of North Dakota, interning in the office of Representative Kevin Cramer; Samantha Bisogno, attending the University of Minnesota Duluth, interning in the office of Representative Rick Nolan; Ariel Lee Bothen, attending the University of Maine, interning in the office of Senator Angus King; Tyler Brown, attending The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, interning in the office of Representative Erik Paulsen; Paul Bruins, attending the University of Illinois, interning in the office of Representative Rodney Davis; Molly Cain, attending Stanford University, interning in the office of Senator Chris Coons; Simon Cardenas, attending the University of the Incarnate Word, interning in the office of Representative Ruben Hinojosa; Sarah Carnes, attending the University of Georgia, interning in the office of Representative Sanford Bishop; MaryBeth Cox, attending Mississippi State University, interning in the office of Senator Thad Cochran; Will Giles, attending Duke University, interning in the office of Representative Ralph Hall; Sophia Herzlinger, attending Tufts University, interning in the office of Representative Alan Lowenthal; Ben Hutterer, attending The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, interning in the office of Senator Al Franken; Natasha Jensen, attending Northern Illinois University, interning in the office of Representative Robin Kelly; Kaitlyn Kline, attending South Dakota State University, interning in the office of Representative Kevin Cramer; Namrata Kolla, attending the Georgia Institute of Technology, interning in the office of Representative Sanford Bishop; Adam Lewis, attending Willamette University, interning in the office of Representative Peter DeFazio; Emily Madden, attending the University of Dallas, interning in the office of Senator Mike Enzi; James Moody, attending Louisiana State University, interning in the office of Senator Thad Cochran; Mackenzie Muirhead, attending the University of Wyoming, interning in the office of Senator Mike Enzi; Harnek Neelam, attending the University of Michigan, interning in the office of Representative John Conyers, Jr.; Meghan Oakes, attending Virginia Tech University, interning on the House Committee on Ways and Means; Caleb Orr, attending Abilene Christian University, interning in the office of Representative Ralph Hall; Meg Richardson, attending Smith College, interning in the office of Senator Angus King; Sapna Sharma, attending Carnegie Mellon University, interning in the office of Senator Debbie Stabenow; Rachel Shields, attending Wake Forest University School of Law, interning in the office of the Speaker of the House; Julia Winfield, attending the University of Michigan, interning in the office of Senator Debbie Stabenow; and Shannel Wise, attending Howard University, interning in the office of Representative John Conyers, Jr."
Honoring The Aroostook Farm Of Presque Isle, Maine July 22, 2014
Michael Michaud, D-ME
"Since 1914, the Aroostook Farm has served as a center for agricultural research and development, not only for Presque Isle, but for the entire state of Maine. As part of the Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station, the Aroostook Farm works in tandem with the University of Maine as a prominent research and development facility for the Maine potato industry, a staple crop in the state’s agriculture. In more recent years, the Aroostook Farm has expanded their existing research to work toward developing sustainable agricultural practices."
Honoring The 50Th Anniversary Of The Job Corps Program July 16, 2014
Michael Michaud, D-ME
"The U.S. Department of Labor began developing a Job Corps Center in Limestone, Maine, on the former Strategic Air Command’s Loring Air Force Base in 1994. The first students to arrive at Loring in January of 1997 transferred there in order to major in the University of Maine‘s Outdoor Recreation Associates Degree Program. Since it was first established, Loring has offered an excellent opportunity for students to obtain their GED, receive vocational and technical training, and utilize on-the-job training to find permanent employment—all at no cost."
Honoring The Winners Of Maine’S National History Day Competition June 10, 2014
Michael Michaud, D-ME
"Maine’s National History Day program is a partnership between the University of Maine and the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation that promotes the study of history in schools. This year, the students were tasked with pursuing projects centered on the theme of “Rights & Responsibilities in History.” Among those eligible to represent Maine at the national competition are 30 students from across Maine’s Second Congressional District."
Aroostook Aspirations Initiative May 6, 2014
Susan Collins, R-ME
"Cognizant of the needs of students and indebted to a community that enabled their own success, the Gauvins have designed a multifaceted program aimed not only at educating but also empowering students in Aroostook County. Through AAI, they have established a scholarship fund, launched by their own generous donation, for high school students seeking postsecondary education. These scholarships target economically disadvantaged and first-generation college students throughout the county. AAI collaborates with the University of Maine at Presque Isle and at Fort Kent, the Northern Maine Community College, Husson University, area businesses and entrepreneurs to offer seminars to guide students throughout their postsecondary education. Students can also team up with Aroostook County employers through a cooperative internship program that gives them practical experience in careers they would like to pursue. These internships help lay the foundation for invaluable relationships with professional mentors."

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