Woman’s Literary Union awards scholarship


The Woman’s Literary Union awarded its 2007 scholarship to Brianne Wing of Auburn. From the left are Tonie Ramsey, Wing and Mary Goss.

Woman’s Literary Union awards scholarship

AUBURN – The Woman’s Literary Union’s 2007 annual scholarship has been awarded to Brianne Lindsay Wing, a 2007 graduate of Edward Little High School.

Wing will attend Chapman University in Orange, Calif., where she will study film production. She is the daughter of Arthur and Cindy Wing of Auburn.

Wing was class president for four years at Edward Little, received the American Revolution Good Citizen Award and was selected for the Gifted and Talented Current Issues Program at Bates College.

She was a member of the National Honor Society and received the Academic Excellence Award and represented EL at Dirigo Girls State. She was a member of the Drama Club and played field hockey and lacrosse. Wing was also a Big Sister and was a “Selected Big” in 2006. She has been cast in the movie “Dark Vengeance: Banishment,” which will be filmed locally.

The Woman’s Literary Union’s purpose is the cultural and intellectual advancement of women. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student graduating from a high school in Androscoggin County who plans to enter the field of arts or literature. The $1,500 scholarship will be activated upon completion of Wing’s freshman year.

The group was organized in 1892. Meetings are held at the Horatio G. Foss Mansion on the second Thursday of each month. There is also a WLU Garden Club meeting on the third Thursday of the month. The After Dark Club for younger members of the community meets on the second Thursday of the month. New members are welcome at the meetings.