Androscoggin County Brown Scholarship Award recipients named

ELLSWORTH — The scholarship subcommittee of the Maine Community Foundation’s Androscoggin County Committee recently announced the Annette M. Brown scholarship recipients for 2019. A total of $19,850 was awarded.
Recipients of new scholarshiops are:Pitshou Banguninga, Ibrahim Dekow, Kaylyn Ritchie and Elena Trofimova, from Lewiston, and Nathan Nardone, from Turner.
Students receiving renewal scholarships include Jacob Foss, Livermore; Carmen Lee and Deni Federico, Lewiston; Morgan Dalton, Livermore Falls; and Rebecca Raymond and Trisaint Wabwende, from Auburn.
The students will be attending Husson University, University of Maine, Central Maine Community College, University of New England, St. Joseph’s College and St. Anselm College.
The Brown Scholarship Fund provides renewable support to residents of Androscoggin County pursuing a post-secondary degree at a two- or four-year college. The next application deadline is June 1.
Annette M. Brown was a teacher in the Lewiston-Auburn area in the early 1900s. In her 1916 will, she left $16,000 to establish a scholarship fund for needy students. Since then, the fund has given thousands of dollars to Androscoggin County students pursuing higher education.