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KBH Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

KBH awarded college scholarships to eight Maine students who will be pursuing degrees in the behavioral health field.

KBH Scholarship Program

Kennebec Behavioral Health is pleased to announce its 2023 college scholarship recipients.  This year, the following students will each receive a $1000 scholarship upon successful completion of their first semester at their chosen college or university.  Each of these students will be pursuing a major in a field related to mental health.

  • Haleigh Coukos – Cony High School (Augusta) attending Southern Maine Community College
  • Ally Rodrigue – Erskine Academy (South China) attending Thomas College
  • Brooklyn Allen, Lawrence High School (Fairfield) attending Thomas College
  • Nathalie Deane, Maranacook High School (Readfield) attending Southern Maine Community College
  • Reagan Pratt, Mt. Blue High School (Farmington) attending University of Southern Maine
  • Ethan Hobart, Waterville Senior High School attending University of Southern Maine
  • Noella Pepin, Winslow High School attending Colby College
  • Aleah Childs, Winthrop High School attending University of Massachusetts Amherst

Interested students at partnering high schools were asked to submit an application which included an essay question around why she or he is interested in pursuing a career in the behavioral health field. This year, KBH also opened applications to home-schooled students, students of Hall-Dale, Messalonskee, Maine Central Institute and Waterville Alternative High School and students who live or go to school in Somerset and Kennebec counties.

The scholarships are made possible through KBH’s College Scholarship program which was developed to invest in our future mental health professionals. Funds for the program are raised through donations as well as KBH’s annual “A Night Out” community event and themed basket raffle.    

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