Husson University’s College of Business and the Bangor School Department have signed an agreement creating the Bangor High School Business Academy. This initiative will allow high school students to earn college academic credits as they work toward their high school diploma. To qualify, high school students will need to demonstrate they have met the academic requirements necessary to earn course credit at Husson University. Students must meet specified learning outcomes in order to earn advanced standing toward an associate or
Nick Danby, BHS Class of 2016, is the National Champion in Congressional Debate after winning at the 2015 National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament in Dallas, Texas. Danby is captain of the BHS Congressional Debate Team that won the 2015 Maine State Championship. Read more about Danby and the BHS Debate Team in Judy Harrison’s article in the Bangor Daily News.
Bangor Rams Baseball, under the direction of Coach Jeff Fahey, finished their 18-2 season with a 5-4 win over South Portland, making them Class A State Champions for the second year in a row. Read Ernie Clark’s in-depth article in the Bangor Daily News.
Paige Brown, a student at Bangor High School, is the winner of Maine’s Stockholm Junior Water Prize with her project entitled, “Identifying and Remediating the Sources of Pollution in Impaired Bangor Streams.” The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is the world’s most prestigious youth award for a water-related science project. Brown will go on to compete at the National SJWP competition in Herndon, Virginia June 19-20. Brown is no stranger to competition. This past year, she presented her project at the
On Sunday, June 7, 2015, 244 graduates took part in Bangor High School’s Commencement Ceremony at the Cross Insurance Center. Degrees were conferred by Dr. Betsy Webb, Superintendent of Schools and Dr. Jay Ye, Vice Chairman of the School Committee. Sixty-two students graduated with First Honors, an average of 3.70 or higher, and 56 graduated with Second Honors, an average between 3.00 and 3.69. Bangor High School’s STEM Academy saw its first graduating cohort, with nine students completing the rigorous