Franklin Savings Bank’s Community Development Foundation recently awarded $36,000 college scholarships to 12 local students. The scholarships are $3,000 each.

The 2018 Franklin Scholars are:

Telstar Regional High School graduate Russell Cushman, of Bryant Pond. He is the son of Nancy and Matthew Cushman and he plans to major in electrical engineering at the University of Maine at Orono.

Spruce Mountain High School graduate Madison Lecowitch, of Livermore, is daughter of Peter and Kathleen Lecowitch. She plans to major in accounting at Central Maine Community College.

Mt. Blue High School graduate Rebecca Harmon, of Farmington, is the daughter of Jodi and Brian Harmon. She plans to major in business and education at Wheaton College.

Mt. Blue High School graduate Joseph Heath, of Wilton, is the son of Joshua and Sarah Heath. He plans to major in business at the University of Southern Maine.

Rangeley Lakes Regional School graduate is the son of Kyle LaRochelle, of Rangeley, is the son of Janet and Jeff LaRochelle. He plans to major in business at the University of Maine at Farmington.

Mountain Valley High School graduate Brooke Carver, of Rumford, is the daughter of Christopher and Deborah Carver. She plans to major in business accounting at Bentley University.

Skowhegan High School graduate Logan Malyk, of Skowhegan, is the son of Kalyn Black and Tim Malyk. He plans to major in marketing communications at Savannah College of Art and Design.

Carrabec High School graduate Melanie Clark, of Anson, is the daughter of Dale and Julie Clark. She plans to major in communications and media at Merrimack College.

Mt. Abram High School graduate Emma Berube, of Stratton, is the daughter of Brandi Farnsworth. She plans to major in public accounting at Thomas College.

Dirigo High School graduate Olivia Johnston, of Dixfield, is the daughter of Matthew and Laura Johnston. She plans to major in marketing at the University of Maine at Orono.

Madison Area Memorial High School graduate Cavan Weggler, of Madison, is the son of Lesa and James Weggler. He plans to major in business at the University of Maine at Orono.

Ellsworth High School graduate Austin Baron, of Ellsworth, is the son of Danny and Karen Baron. He plans to major in business administration at Husson University.

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