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Scholars Speak Podcast: Michele Martin

For the first Scholars Speak episode of 2024, Michele Martin, the 1999 Mitchell Scholar from Scarborough High School, has some big news to share about the podcast. (Here’s a hint: This time, the 20-episode host takes a seat in the guest’s chair!) Listen up as Martin talks about her career progression with experiences at several… Read more »

Mitchell Scholar Holland ’16 Receives MEEOA’s Rising Star Award

Larissa Holland, the 2016 Mitchell Scholar from Washington Academy and 2020 Smith College graduate, received the Rising Star 2024 award from the Maine Educational Opportunity Association (MEEOA) in early January. The MEEOA Rising Star Award is presented to emerging professionals who are former participants of Maine’s educational opportunity programs, people just beginning to make an… Read more »

The Year in Review: 2023

Thanks to the support from our many loyal donors, 2023 was a year of great progress and momentum at the Mitchell Institute. The many successes of the past year are reflected in these story highlights—from the record number of Mitchell Scholarships awarded to our record attendance at Gala to our new and revitalized programs that… Read more »

Harris Joins the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society

With his most recent gift to the Mitchell Institute in December 2023, Brian Harris, the 2007 Mitchell Scholar from Penobscot High School and Co-founder & CEO of MedRhythms, became the 15th and newest member of the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society. The new Alumni giving society recognizes Mitchell Scholar alumni who have followed the example… Read more »