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Alexis Racioppi Receives 2016 MPA Principal's Award!

posted Mar 31, 2016, 8:25 AM by Butch Richards   [ updated Mar 31, 2016, 8:26 AM ]

        Alexis Racioppi of Belfast, a senior at Belfast Area High School, has been selected to receive the 2016 Principal's Award, Principal Fitzpatrick announced.  The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior's academic achievement and citizenship.

Principal Fitzpatrick states that “Alexis continues to be an outstanding student and school citizen. Throughout her years at BAHS, Alexis has distinguished herself in the classroom, on the playing field, and as a leader in the school and the community. She has earned the respect of our entire educational community and absolutely deserves this recognition."

        Alexis, Principal Fitzpatrick, and other award winners and their principals will attend an Honors Luncheon at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 12:30 p.m.

        The Honors Luncheon recognizes these outstanding students with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of five $1,000 scholarships in the names of Horace O. McGowan and Richard W. Tyler.  Mr. McGowan and Mr. Tyler were former Maine principals and executive directors of the Association.  An additional five $1,000 scholarships will be presented through the efforts of the MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament.

        The Principal's Award is presented in more than 100 Maine public and private high schools by member principals of the MPA, the professional association which represents Maine's school administrators.