Maine students selected for United States Senate Youth Program

Maine DOE is pleased to announce the selection of students for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).

High school students Caroline Baldacci of Bangor High School and Virginia Jewel Hugo-Vidal of Gorham High School will join U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King in representing Maine in the nation’s capital during the 56th annual USSYP Washington Week, to be held March 3-10.

Baldacci and Hugo-Vidal were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the 104 national student delegation. Each student will receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study. Check out the Maine DOE USSYP for more information about the program in Maine.

Read the official news release here.

For more information on the USSYP visit the Maine DOE website or contact Joe Schmidt Social Studies Specialist for the Maine Department of Education (207) 624-6828.