Joseph B. Ezhaya Scholarship


 Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce presented the 2019 Joseph B. Ezhaya scholarship to Jericah Saucier at Class Night on June 3rd at the Waterville Senior High School.

The annual scholarship was established in memory of Joe Ezhaya, a community leader who was known for his generosity and dedication to civic engagement.

This $750 annual scholarship will be distributed to Jericah after the completion of her first semester with a GPA of 2.0 or higher and will be given for up to 4 years for a total of $3000.00.

Jericah Saucier, a graduate of Waterville Senior High School, served as a class officer in her student council in both her junior and senior years. Saucier was secretary of the Key Club junior year, leading the club with over 115 hours of community service.  She continued to serve the Key Club and became president during her senior year. Over the past two years, Saucier has enjoyed being the yearbook editor for her class.  She also participated in sports.  Jericah played tennis and was captain on both fall and winter cheer squads.  Other accomplishments include receiving the ShineOnCass award for service to her community and a Renaissance Award for character and citizenship. She plans on attending Husson University to major in elementary education.  Saucier is preparing herself for her future by volunteering her time in a kindergarten classroom, helping with fine motor skills and fun activities.

ABOUT THE CHAMBER:Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and advocating for business prosperity and regional economic improvement.  Its region includes the towns of Albion, Belgrade, Benton, Branch Mills, Burnham, China, Clinton, Fairfield, Hinckley, Oakland, Rome, Shawmut, Sidney, South China, Thorndike, Unity, Vassalboro, Waterville, Weeks Mills and Winslow.  For more information on the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, including how to become a member, call (207) 873-3315 or visit

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