All-Maine Academic Team for 2017 announced

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AUGUSTA — Fourteen Maine community college students have been named to the 2017 All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges.

The students were honored at a ceremony in Augusta, hosted by the Maine Community College System board of trustees. The two Central Maine Community College students receiving the award, which includes a $500 scholarship, are Misty Edgecomb of Auburn and Melissa Potter of Lewiston.

Currently a General Studies student who has earned high honors and president’s honors, Edgecomb plans to complete a degree in business administration and management at CMCC, and then transfer to a four-year college to study human physiology. Edgecomb is the owner of M-E Massage Therapy of Lewiston.

Potter earned a certificate in culinary arts last spring, and will complete an associate degree in restaurant management in May. A high honors student in both programs, Potter was honored last December as the College for ME Androscoggin Student of the Year.

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The All-Maine Academic Team is a program of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges. Students are nominated and selected for the team by their college based on outstanding academic achievement, leadership and service.

Two CMCC students, Melissa Potter and Misty Edgecomb, second from left and second from right, have been named to the 2017 All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges. Pictured here with them are, from left, Dean of Students Nick Hamel, President Scott Knapp and Dean of Academic Affairs Betsy Libby.

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