POLAND — Thirteen Maine high school seniors each have $1,000 more toward their college educations after Poland Spring Water Co. awarded its annual Good Science Scholarships. The seniors aspire to pursue post-secondary education in the fields of engineering, environmental exercise and biomedical sciences, pharmacy and business.

“The Class of 2022 has faced a real challenge, dealing with the pandemic for a majority of their high school experience while continuing to excel in their studies,” said Heather Printup, community relations manager for the company, said. “We are proud to make a difference in our local communities by inspiring environmental stewardship through our Poland Spring Good Science Scholarships program.”

Poland Spring Water Co. has awarded more than $260,000 in scholarships since 2007. Qualifying seniors must attend a Poland Spring host community high school, plan to pursue a degree or training in life science, physical science, earth science, engineering or environmental science or policy, or similar field and submit an essay highlighting what environmental stewardship means to them.

This year’s scholarship recipients are:

Eliza Neal, Emma Turkington and Emma Bunyea, Poland Regional High School.

Benjamin Pierce and Allison Kimball, Gray-New Gloucester High School in Gray.

Shayla Harriman, Isabella Pothier, Elizabeth Forestiere, Thomas Horton and Cameron Ginter, Bonney Eagle High School in Buxton.

Lydia Andrews, Marcos Barrionuevo and Dana Hamlin, Fryeburg Academy.

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