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Eastern Maine Skippers Program rowers in Stonington

Eastern Maine Skippers Program rowers in Stonington

Students row as part of a “wacky rowboat” exercise to help launch the Eastern Maine Skippers Program, an inter-school coastal effot to help educate those students interested in pursuing a future on the sea, in Stonington on Tuesday, September 23.

Photo by Jessica Brophy

Eastern Maine Skippers Program kicks off in Stonington

Eastern Maine Skippers Program kicks off in Stonington

Students from area schools, including George Stevens Academy, participate in the kickoff to the Eastern Maine Skippers Program, an inter-school effort to help educate those students interested in pursuing a future on the sea. Pictured here are students gathered on Hagan Dock in Stonington on Tuesday, September 23.

Photo by Jessica Brophy

Eastern Maine Skippers Program at the George Stevens Academy

Eastern Maine Skippers Program at the George Stevens Academy

Commissioner Patrick Keliher, center, of the Department of Marine Resources helps kick off the Eastern Maine Skippers Program with George Stevens Academy students, from left, Christian Smit, Patrick Gray, Emily Damon and Sara Pickering and Deer Isle-Stonington students Deven Olsen, Mikey Smith, Liam Griffith and Dan Fill.

Photo courtesy Todd West

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