Sharon Oliver, director of transfer admissions at the University of Maine, met with Winslow High School senior Lainey Bell during the Admit in the Day event Nov. 29 at the high school. Submitted photo

Winslow High School hosted its annual Admit in a Day for seniors on Nov. 29.

Admission representatives from the University of Maine, Husson University, Thomas College, Kennebec Valley Community College, and UMaines Farmington and Augusta gave students on-the-spot admission decisions, as well as feedback on their applications.

Sixty-one of 101 WHS seniors scheduled 117 admission’s appointments for application review, according to a Winslow High news release.

Principal Chad Bell reported that 100 percent of the students who participated were accepted at one or more colleges. As a result of their commitment to academics while at Winslow High School, the six colleges and universities awarded about $2 million in merit scholarship money to students over their four years with the expectation that they maintain an identified GPA.


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