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Harris Joins the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society

With his most recent gift to the Mitchell Institute in December 2023, Brian Harris, the 2007 Mitchell Scholar from Penobscot High School and Co-founder & CEO of MedRhythms, became the 15th and newest member of the Truc Huynh Alumni Giving Society. The new Alumni giving society recognizes Mitchell Scholar alumni who have followed the example… Read more »

Twenty Additional Mitchell Scholarships to be Awarded in 2024

As the Mitchell Institute’s Board of Directors recently approved the second phase of the organization’s plan to increase the number of $10,000 Mitchell Scholarships awarded to college-going Maine high school seniors, the Mitchell Institute’s Scholarship Selection Committee will be able to say yes to 20 more applicants statewide in 2024, bringing the total number of… Read more »

Three Leaders Join the Mitchell Institute’s Board of Directors in 2024

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s premier scholarship organization has announced the election of three new members to its Board of Directors: (left to right) Mitchell Scholar Tony DiSotto ’99, Maine Market President of KeyBank; Kate Wilkinson, Senior Vice President and Senior Client Advisor with Spinnaker Trust; and Jonathan Moody, Superintendent of Schools in MSAD 54. Each… Read more »

Maine Community College System Director of College Access Named Mitchell Institute Higher Education Professional of the Year

Mercedes Pour, the Mitchell Institute’s 2023 Higher Education Professional of the Year PORTLAND, Maine — The Mitchell Institute, a Maine-based college scholarship foundation created by Senator George J. Mitchell to improve college access and outcomes for students from every community in Maine, recently named Mercedes Pour as the organization’s 2023 Higher Education Professional of the… Read more »