Chelsea Hobbs of Perham, a senior at Washburn District High School, has been selected to receive the 2024 Principal's Award, Principal Lawrence Worcester announced today.  The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior's academic achievement and citizenship. 

Throughout Chelsea’s years at Washburn District High School, she has distinguished herself through her academic excellence as an honor roll student and President of our National Honor Society.  Chelsea is also involved in several extra-curricular activities, and a captain on our soccer and basketball teams.  She is a tremendous role model at school who leads by example,” Principal Worcester noted in making the award.  “I am extremely proud of Chelsea and she is very deserving of this recognition.”

Chelsea, along with Mr. Worcester, the other award winners and their principals will attend an Honors Luncheon at Jeff’s Catering in Bangor on Saturday, April 6, 2024 at 12:30 p.m.

The Honors Luncheon recognizes these outstanding students with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of ten $1,000 scholarships in the names of former Maine principals and MPA Executive Directors:  Horace O. McGowan, Richard W. Tyler, and Richard A. Durost.

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.