FALMOUTH — The Maine Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has awarded a $1000 college scholarship to Megan Samson of Lisbon Falls.

Samson recently graduated from Lisbon High School where she was a member of the Honor Society for three years and was ranked first in her class. She plans to go to college and study mathematics.

Scholarship recipients were selected based on academic performance and potential, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career aspirations, compelling personal or family circumstances, financial need and an essay on the impact of MS on the applicants life.

Award recipients must be high school seniors or high school or GED graduates who have MS or who have a parent with MS. They must plan on attending an accredited post-secondary school.

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