The Ellsworth High School Alumni Association
P.O.Box 11
Ellsworth ME 04605
207 667-2286
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I wanted to reach out to brag about my sister, Carli Carter, a resident of Otis, who graduated EHS in 2015.

This past Saturday (May 11th) she graduated magna cum laude from her 4 years at Thomas College in Waterville, Maine with not one, but two Bachelor degrees!

BAR HARBOR — Ever tried to draw a circle on an Etch A Sketch?

You are excused if the exercise ended with flinging the iconic red children’s toy toward the nearest trash bin.

“I can’t draw a circle on an Etch A Sketch either,” admits artist Andrea Tilden.

She can, however, draw intricate likenesses of the human form using a single line controlled by the toy’s two dials.

Read more on The Ellsworth American.

ELLSWORTH — When doctors saw that Maureen Beck was born without her left hand and arm below the elbow, they floated the idea of amputating her toes and “install[ing] them as fingers” in place of her hand.

“I was born in 1986, which [I’m told] was a pretty wild and crazy time,” Beck writes in a post on her blog, “Mo in Mountains.” “Like I said, drugs were cool back then.”

Read more on The Ellsworth American.

ELLSWORTH — A Trenton native was named Miss Maine USA 2018, beating out 22 other contestants at the Holiday Inn Portland by the Bay Saturday.

ELLSWORTH — Amy Dalrymple, a city native and Ellsworth High School grad (Class of 2006), has opened CrossFit Breakwater at the Mill Mall on State Street.

The capacious (6,600 square feet) exercise facility formerly housed an unfinished furniture retail operation.

Amy, formerly affiliated with Acadia CrossFit on Bucksport Road, has six years of experience as a coach and has been a certified CrossFit trainer for three years.

Read More at The Ellsworth American.


ELLSWORTH — He has been called many names: Malvolio, Captain Von Trapp, Odysseus, Policeman. But Ellsworth High School grad and budding actor Nate Stephenson has many more names and roles to try out on his way to becoming a professional thespian.

“One of the cool things about acting is that you are always learning and you are always adapting,” said the 20-year-old, a junior at Bates College. “That’s what I’m still trying to wrap my head around.”

See the full article article in The Ellsworth American.

Maureen Beck, EHS Class of '05 won a gold medal Friday in Paris for paraclimbing in the International Federal of Sport Climbing’s World Championship.

ELLSWORTH — George Stevens Academy baseball coach Dan Kane of Surry has been selected to join the Maine Baseball Hall of Fame.

Kane, along with eight others, will be recognized at the 46th annual induction ceremony and banquet on Sunday, July 17, at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland.

Capt William Knight is no longer a missing alumni. Bill Knight ‘60 is a resident at VA Hospital Togus. Any messages for him should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ELLSWORTH — A 1996 Ellsworth High School graduate, who has forged a distinguished career as a furniture designer and maker, Monday night won the top prize of $100,000 for her table and chandelier created for “Ellen’s Design Challenge” on HGTV.

Vivian Beer, a 1996 graduate of Ellsworth High School, is a contestant on Ellen's Design Challenge TV show which airs at Mondays at 9pm on HGTVHD.

On January 29th, Stuart Taylor and and the 1966 State Championship team were recognized inside Katsiaficas Gymnasium before the varsity boys’ basketball game in honor of the 50-year anniversary of their state championship — the latest one in program history.

Lucas Carriere recently graduated with honors from University of Texas at Austin, receiving a master’s degree in architecture. He is now employed as an architect at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he was previously an intern. Lucas, a graduate of Ellsworth High School in 2005 and Northeastern University in 2011, is the son of Gerard and Warrene Carriere of Lamoine.

Former Ellsworth High School athlete Dick Scott has been promoted to bench coach of the New York Mets.

I received EHSAA newsletter today and was very pleased to read the news about Matt Povich, a classmate of mine back in 1995/1996. At the time I was an Brazilian AFS exchange student at EHS (class of 96), a period of many great memories for me.

Forty classmates, spouses and friends gathered July 25th at the Lucerne Inn for a fabulous social evening of fine dining, viewing photos of past reunions, and sharing favorite stories and memories!

Ellsworth native Joseph LaCasce has devoted his life to studying ocean currents, which are important in tracking oil spills, radioactive plumes, plane wreckage and in search and rescue missions.

Joe LaCasce, an EHS grad, lives in Norway and teaches and conducts research at the University of Oslo. The he and his colleagues have devised methods to track the movement of currents for many purposes.

The 64 bridge players in the Mellon Room at the Northeast Harbor Library one recent Tuesday shared that same laser-sharp focus — save for game director Michael Povich’s occasional cracks. “Let’s get this going so we can finish by 5:30 or so,” the former Hancock County District Attorney Povich instructed. He likens directing bridge games to herding cats.

The Class of '53-62nd Reunion took place of 19 July, 2015 at Pat's Pizza in Ellsworth. Thirty-three attendees socialized and reminisced about the wonderful days at the Home of the Eagles, EHS. There were lots of laughs & joking as the "old" stories were embellished and repeated......again!

Jack Scott

To many, Jack Scott is the best schoolboy player ever to come out of Maine. He was tenacious to the point of scaring his opponents and he could play at any position on the court.

A faculty member in the physics and astronomy department has been awarded a $650,000 federal grant that will be used to fund research into star formation, as well as two outreach efforts: the Milky Way Project, a crowd-sourced search for nebulae, and BUILD, an outreach program that will bring astronomy lectures and “star parties” to communities beyond the Cal Poly Pomona campus.

Rob Pendergist a graduate of EHS 1989 will be inducted into the Maine Sport Hall of Fame class of 2015 later this year.

Steve Levesque, Class of '84

David Levesque, EHS Class of ’84 is this year’s president of the Maine Bar Association.

Jessica Albee, an artist, yogi, and graduate of EHS recently traveled to London to share her artwork in an exhibition with other artists from around the globe.  She recently answered a few questions to catch up with us and share about her experiences abroad.

Lucas Carriere, a graduate student in architecture at the University of Texas at Austin, has been selected as an intern at the Copenhagen branch of Bjarke Ingals’ firm BIG. Carriere, a graduate of Ellsworth High School and Northeastern University, is the son of Gerard and Warrene Carriere of Lamoine.

John Edes class of 1954 is living in E Greenwich, RI and was recently (along with Jack Scott) elected to the NE basketball Hall of Fame as was the 1953 and 1954 Ellsworth High School Eagles Basketball Maine State Champions Teams. Coach Kat and son Charlie also were elected as outstanding coaches. The induction will take place at Mohegan Sun on October 9, 2009.

I haven't been back to Ellsworth in many years, it's a place that always seems to come into my mind as I get closer to my 40th birthday.  My name is Les Reed, and I graduated in 1987.

Judith Johnson, Class of '78Songwriter Judith is living in Cambria, California.

Lorena Ashmore Caler - Class of 1987Lorena Ashmore Caler - Class of 1987