Benson named MPA Principal’s Award recipient from Leavitt

TURNER — Tamra Benson, a senior at Leavitt Area High School, has been selected to receive the 2019 Principal’s Award. Sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, the award is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.

“Tamra has consistently demonstrated her willingness to challenge herself. In addition to her rigorous academic course load, she is an active member of the of the school community participating in athletics and engaging is many school activities,” noted Principal Eben Shaw. “Tamra is dedicated to being successful both in and out of the classroom. Her efforts help her to stand out as a role model for students throughout the community.”
Tamra, Shaw and other award winners and their principals will attend an honors luncheon at Jeff’s Catering in Brewer Saturday, April 6.
The Honors Luncheon recognizes these outstanding students with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships in the names of Horace O. McGowan and Richard W. Tyler. McGowan and Tyler were former Maine principals and executive directors of the Maine Principals’ Association. An additional five $1000 scholarships will be presented through the efforts of the MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament.
The Principal’s Award is presented in more than 100 Maine public and private high schools by member principals and the MPA, the professional association which represents Maine’s school administrators.