WINSLOW — Jacob R. Trask, a Winslow High School senior, has been selected to receive the 2016 Principal’s Award, Principal Chad Bell recently announced in a news release.

The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic excellence, outstanding school citizenship and leadership.

Trask is the son of Jeff and Tracey Trask, of Winslow. During high school, Trask participated in football, hockey and baseball. He was the football team captain and quarterback and captain of the hockey team. He is also a member of the National Honor Society, senior class president, and is the student senate president.

Outside of high school, he enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Following graduation, Trask plans to attend the University of Maine and pursue a chemical engineering degree.

Trask, Bell and other award winners and their principals will attend an honors luncheon Saturday, April 2, at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor.

The luncheon recognizes the award recipients with the presentation of an individual plaque and the awarding of 10 $1,000 scholarships in the names of Horace O. McGowan and Richard W. Tyler. McGowan and Tyler were former Maine principals and executive directors of the association.

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.

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