FARMINGTON — Franklin Savings Bank’s Community Development Foundation recently awarded scholarships to local students. The scholarships are $3,000 each.

The 2012 Franklin Scholars are:

Carrabec High School: Chelsea White, of Embden, plans to major in accounting at Thomas College in Waterville. She is the daughter of Sam and Bonnie White.

Dirigo High School: Colleen Merrill, of Canton, plans to major in general studies at Central Maine Community College. She is the daughter of David and Josephine Merrill.

Madison Area Memorial High School: Zachary A. Coro, of Madison, plans to major in business management at Fisher College. He is the son of Kim and Wayne Coro.

Mt. Abram High School: Alex Lopez, of Kingfield, plans to major in business economics at the University of Maine at Farmington. He is the son of Mark and Sheri Lopez.

Erin Edith Luce, of Carrabasset Valley, plans to major in business at Castleton State College. She is the daughter of Robert and Jane Luce.

Mt. Blue High School: Nichole M. Tracy, of Farmington, plans to major in financial support services at Thomas College in Waterville. She is the daughter of Peter and Amy Tracy.

Blake Burch Hart, of Farmington, plans to major in business management at Castleton State College in Vermont. He is the son of Alan Hart and Heidi Dulong.

Skowhegan Area High School: Mikayla L. Fitzmaurice, of Skowhegan, plans to major in marketing at Bryant University in Rhode Island. She is the daughter of Dennis and Darcy Fitzmaurice.

Spruce Mountain North High School: Nicole Adams, of Jay, plans to major in computer science at University of Maine at Farmington. She is the daughter of Elisa Nichols.

Spruce Mountain South High School: Benjamin Keene, of Livermore, plans to major in business management at University of Maine at Farmington. He is the son of Kenneth and Shawn Keene.

Rangeley Lakes Regional School: Chantal Carrier, of Rangeley, plans to major in business and marketing at the University of Southern Maine. She is the daughter of Patricia Baker and Larry Carrier.

Scholarships from the Franklin Savings Bank Community Development Foundation were awarded to students who plan to attend a four-year college with studies concentrating in accounting, finance, marketing, management, computer sciences or other business related courses. The graduating seniors were selected as Franklin Scholars based largely on high academic achievement, which alone represented 70 percent of the criteria for scholarship selection. The remaining 30 percent was based on community citizenship, participation in extra-curricular activities, such as athletics, band, school clubs or drama, and financial need.

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