Lily Scott

Introducing our 2023 Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholars

We are pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the “Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarships (MYELS),” a $15,000 scholarship awarded to two outstanding high school Juniors with a passion for environmental stewardship and creating positive change in their home communities. This year, our two scholarship recipients are Bay Nadeau of Searsport, and Kaethe Rice of …

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A Stellar Sighting: Finding the Steller’s Sea Eagle

In our Natural History and Ecology of the Maine Coast class we have been talking a lot about birding. Luckily for us we got to put down the Steller’s Sea Eagle as the first bird on our new bird watching lists. The Steller’s Sea Eagle, is a giant eagle from Siberia/Russia with an eight foot …

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Hanging with Hobart: Welcoming Life at the Farm

Last night, nearing the end of study hours, Semester 70 was scattered across various rooms when we received some very exciting news: Hazel had just given birth to a new baby cow! As the news spread, students poured onto the quad, squealing with excitement. I’m sure our joy could be heard all the way on …

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Meet Semester 69’s Maine Youth Environmental Scholar!

For the past four years, Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki has offered a merit-based scholarship to support emerging young leaders from Maine. The Maine Youth Environmental Leaders Scholarship is awarded annually to two outstanding scholars who have demonstrated an appreciation for the natural world and imagine a future creating positive change in their Maine community. …

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