PARIS – Third-grader Allison Cummings is eyeing a career as a spy right now and has three possible colleges picked out.

Sixth-grader Joshua Little favors Harvard for his education and has set his goal as being president of the United States.

Both of the Guy E. Rowe School students inched closer to their ambitions Wednesday night when they were honored as part of the 31 community scholarship winners by Norway Savings Bank.

In 1998, Norway Saving Bank created the Family Futures program by which they awarded a $100 scholarship to 30 students in its service area. The students have to be in third through sixth grades.

According to Karen Hakala, vice president of marketing, there were 374 students from 29 schools who entered the scholarship contest this year.

Students have to write about what might make a great career and how to prepare for it.

“We’re just trying to plant the seed that education beyond high school is good,” said Roxanne Ames, the Family Futures administrator.

Scholarship winners are given an award that has an expiration date of seven years from the date of high school graduation. The money may be used for any post secondary education.

Cummings was excited about her scholarship and said she plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Colby College or Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She was unsure of what “spy school” to attend for post-graduate work but said the chance to solve mysteries was certainly appealing to her.

“I figure I’d better keep winning these,” Little said of the $100 scholarship. “Three years at Harvard is going to cost me $104,000. I have to go for three years before going to law school.”

He said he was inspired by his teacher Emily Stokes last year, who told him that everyone needed to set goals.

“I mentioned that I want to be president to my parents,” Little said. “They liked the idea, but my mom was a little skeptical.”

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