AUGUSTA — Four Capital Area Technical Center students have been awarded $1,000 Toolships from Town Fair Tire Foundation. These scholarships aim to enable the recipients to purchase the tools and equipment necessary to kickstart their careers.

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Logan Lanphier, a resident of Chelsea and student of Erskine Academy, completed two years in the Plumbing and Heating program. He has gained practical knowledge, particularly in the safe and efficient use of power tools. He plans to use the Toolship award to invest in essential tools for his role as a pump installer at Hatch Well Drillers, further advancing his career in the field.

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Morgan Cunningham, from Augusta and Cony High School, completed the Nursing Assistant program. Her experiences in the program have solidified her commitment to a nursing career. Cunningham plans to continue her nursing studies at the University of Southern Maine. The Toolship award will help her invest in essential nursing equipment crucial for her future career.

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Christopher Pottle, a resident of Winthrop and student of Winthrop High School, completed his second year in the Building Construction program. Pottle received a gold medal in carpentry at the SkillsUSA State of Maine competitions. He plans to use the Toolship award to invest in tools that will fuel his passion for carpentry and woodworking.

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Melanie York, from Palermo and Erskine Academy, completed her second year in the Law Enforcement program. York plans to begin equine studies at York County Community College. The Toolship award will support her in acquiring the necessary items for working with horses.

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