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Building the Mitchell Scholar Community in 2023, From One Scholar to Another

At high school senior award ceremonies and graduations statewide, a beautiful thing happened once again this year: Mitchell Scholars who are now enrolled in college came home to present the Mitchell Scholarship to the 2023 recipients and welcome them to the Mitchell Institute community. And judging from the smiles on the faces of the new… Read more »

The 2022–2023 Mitchell Institute Annual Report

Thanks to support from our many loyal donors, the past year was one of tremendous progress and momentum at the Mitchell Institute. Perhaps chief among our accomplishments in service to Mitchell Scholars was the return to in-person programming for our signature events, including the Welcome Celebration, MILE I Weekend, and several on-campus receptions, where Scholars… Read more »

Scholars Speak Podcast: Amanda Hall

In the latest episode of the Scholars Speak podcast, host Michele Martin, the 1999 Mitchell Scholar from Scarborough High School, catches up with Amanda Hall, the 2010 Mitchell Scholar from Mt. Blue High School. Listen up as Hall, who earned a bachelor’s at Yale University, a master’s at Queen’s University Belfast, and a doctorate at… Read more »

An Appreciation at Graduation: Jean-Daniel Liwanga

If college graduations are a time of celebration, May is one joyful month. And not just for those graduating. Jean-Daniel Liwanga, the 2020 Mitchell Scholar from Baxter Academy for Technology and Science and a rising senior Computer Science major at the University of Southern Maine, has one more year to go before his graduation. But… Read more »

Senior Scholar Reflection: JD Ndayishimiye

Six years after graduating from Westbrook High School, 2017 Mitchell Scholar JD Ndayishimiye has received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences — and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical pharmacogenomics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, which he will start in August 2023. Along the way,… Read more »