LISBON FALLS – While members of the freshman, sophomore and junior classes at Lisbon High School were engaged in testing on Oct. 18, the seniors spent the morning learning from a variety of speakers. They had the opportunity to learn about financial planning, career choices, civil rights issues, goal-setting, life after high school and scholarship resources.

Ron Hood from Big Brothers Big Sisters spoke about the importance of establishing goals; Dean Randall Lee from Central Maine Community College spoke on career choices and the earning potential associated with these careers.

Mary Beth Pacquette from the attorney general’s office spoke on a variety of civil rights issues; Amy Coldwell from McIntosh College in New Hampshire spoke on “What Happens After High School” and scholarship money.

Christine Mecham and Robin Arsenault from Lisbon Community Federal Credit Union, spoke on financial planning.

Lisbon High School Librarian Judith Lashman and Lisbon School Department Community Resource Coordinator Monica Millhime assisted students with senior exhibition topics.

Lisbon Community School art teacher Elaine Cyr assisted students with supplies needed for project covers during the sessions and offered suggestions for style and design.


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