Nine recipients and their families attended the annual DCCF
Celebratory Brunch on June 25, 2011: Adrienne Tracy ('11), Lee Foden ('11), Nick
Skye Dole ('11), Kirk Michaud ('11), Ben Morse ('10-'11), Kyle Almquist
('11), and Cassandra Albano ('10 & '11).
Five recipients attended the annual DCCF
Celebratory Brunch on June 19, 2010: Jacob Hickey ('10), Alison DiGravio ('08-'10), Maria Varano ('09-'10),
Melina Plummer ('09-'10) and Kathleen Hoffman ('06 & '08).
Three of the exceptional 2009 scholarship recipients at the annual DCCF
Celebratory Brunch: Devon Lee ('09), Ryan Brown ('08 and '09) and Melina Plummer
at the annual scholarship brunch held on June 7, 2008. From left,
Carter Williams, Andrew Korda, Mitchell Murdock, Ryan Brown, and Jorgi
Jake Hickey ('10-'11) at All States.
Amanda Logue ('03-'05 & '11) who will pursue graduate study in music at
the Julliard School in New York City.
Sydney Young ('10-'11) riding Beauty at Horse Camp, 2010.
Troy Murphy ('11) at a water ramp training camp in Lake Placid, NY,
where he was certified to perform the "Double Full," a full
with two full rotations.
Arianna Lawson ('11) dancing at the Brook in New York City.
Kyle Almquist ('11), a French horn player.
Skye Dole ('11), who plays on Fryeburg Academy's varsity basketball
Grace Gould ('11), an oboe and bassoon player.
Kirk Michaud ('11), who will attend the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in summer 2011.
Jeremy Cota ('05-08) competing in a World Cup event at Lake Placid.
Jeremy had 10 top-ten finishes in World Cup events in 2010-11, and
finished 5th overall in the world.
Lee Foden ('11), who will attend Carrabassett Valley Academy's
alpine ski racing program this year.
Nick Lacasse ('09-'11) racing in the
Eastern Regional Series at Mt. Sunapee.
Adrienne Tracy ('11), who will attend the Acadia Institute of Oceanography in summer 2011.
Sydney Young ('10) will pursue her passion for horseback riding.
Nick Lacasse ('09-'10) racing at Cannon Mountain. Nick will return
to Waterville Valley Academy to train in the 2010-11 season.
Tate Yoder ('10) shoots from downtown. Tate will attend Northeast Basketball School in Bangor.
Jacob Hickey ('10), performing on the trombone. Jacob also
moonlights every Tuesday night at the Midnight Blues Club in Bangor.
Ben Morse, ('10) who graduated as valedictorian from Carrabassett Valley
Academy and will train next year with the United States Development Ski
Kyle Williams ('10) will join the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs as he chases his goal of playing Division 1 College Hockey.
Kathleen Hoffman ('06 and '08) performing with her dance troop in 2010.
Nick Lacasse ('09) racing at the BWL SL Qualifier at Cannon Mountain, NH
Maria Varano ('09) at the New England Sectionals tournament on June 27, 2009 (Photo credit: TReC Sports PhotoGraphics)
Alison DiGravio ('08 and '09) at the 2007 Nationals, Killington, VT
Devon Lee ('09), ever the outdoorsman, will spend the summer at U. Maine's Jr.
Maine Guide Learning Center
Melina Plummer ('09) will attend the summer ballet program at the Nutmeg Conservatory
Ryan Brown ('08 and '09) performing the National Anthem at the 2009 Daniel Cardillo Memorial 5k
Lance Bishop ('09) aboard the Westward, Summer Classroom
"This is a great honor and with the foundation's generous scholarship, I
will be able to continue to pursue my dreams." --Andrew Korda
recipient ('04-'08), bronze medalist, with partner Una Donegan, in Novice Ice Dance event at
the 2008 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships
Carter Williams, recipient ('08) (photo:
Kathleen Hoffmann, recipient ('06, '08)
The DCCF has "been an inspiration to me over the last few
years. Because of your generosity I have been doubly motivated to
reach my goal of making the US Freestyle Team" --Jeremy Cota, recipient
('05-'08) and Junior Olympic gold medalist
Ryan Brown, recipient
('08), who will attend Westminster Choir College this summer.
recipient ('08), presenting information on the protection of right
whales to the crew of Schooner Bowdowin (upper left) and addressing U.S.
Senator Olympia Snowe at a hearing regarding new lobster regulations as
they relate to right whales. At center is the fluke of a right
whale as photographed by Meredith.
"Thank you for sending
me money to go to Oklahoma State Intensive Wrestling Camp. I learned a lot
of new moves and moves that have been improved over the years." -- Kote Aldus,
recipient ('07 and '08)
"This Scholarship has opened up possibilities that I never imagined
would be available to me. It enabled me to go to Westminster to
participate in their solo vocal artists program, and during my time
there I fell completely in love with the college, auditioned for their
voice performance program, and was accepted." --Nia Rhein,
"I often think of Dan
when I am in the gym and on the snow and he always motivates me to work
as hard as possible and to give my all in everything I do." --Lauren
Brien, recipient ('99)
"Your scholarship helped to start me on
my way and I appreciate it. I hope my work caring for others will
help to honor Daniel." --Sarah Southard, recipient ('01), studying
to be a nurse practitioner
"Filmmaking is my passion, and I am constantly searching for ways to
improve my skills in the field. I have been looking forward to
this program for a long time now, and cannot wait to experience it."
--Mitchell Murdock (filming in Central Park), recipient ('07)