AUGUSTA — Two Central Maine Community College students were named to the 2016 All-Maine Academic Team for two-year colleges.

Phillip Dougherty of Milton Township and Savannah Porter of Sumner were among the fourteen honored at a ceremony hosted by the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees. Each received a $500 scholarship.

Dougherty is enrolled in the criminal justice program in which he has earned highest honors. A member of the Criminal Justice Club and Student Senate, he plans a career in law enforcement while continuing his education.

Porter has earned highest honors in the early childhood education program. She hopes to continue her studies at the bachelor’s level and become a pediatric or intensive care nurse.

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. The All-Maine Academic Team is co-sponsored by Northeast Trophy, Phi Theta Kappa and the MCCS.


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