ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND - The 2010-2011 class of Maine Policy Scholars presented their policy memos at a special commencement ceremony held at the University of Maine at Augusta. One student from each campus of the University of Maine system pursued a year-long program of applied research on a public policy question facing Maine. The memos can be read at www.mainecf.org.
The 2010-2011 scholars are Anders Beal, University of Maine; Tyler Dufour, University of Maine at Fort Kent; Keren Morin, University of Maine at Presque Isle; Emily Paine, University of Southern Maine; Mary Lynch, University of Maine at Augusta; Geoffrey Cyr, University of Maine at Farmington; and Ryan Martin, University of Maine at Machias.
The scholars presented their findings on charter schools, media literacy, alternative energy, environmental sustainability and other topics to a panel consisting of former Maine Governor Angus King; Dr.