ELOISE MELCHER, second from right, receives an Oustanding Student Merit Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization for women with a chapter in Brunswick. Melcher, of Bowdoin, is a Colby College freshman who made “outstanding contributions to her community while a student at Mt. Ararat” in Topsham, according to the group. Pictured from left are Karen Hill, program chairwoman; President Ann Glass; Melcher; and her mother, Carolyn Melcher.

ELOISE MELCHER, second from right, receives an Oustanding Student Merit Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization for women with a chapter in Brunswick. Melcher, of Bowdoin, is a Colby College freshman who made “outstanding contributions to her community while a student at Mt. Ararat” in Topsham, according to the group. Pictured from left are Karen Hill, program chairwoman; President Ann Glass; Melcher; and her mother, Carolyn Melcher.

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