Machias Valley News-Observer reports on UMaine Machias student winning John Lewis Youth Leadership Award

The Machias Valley News-Observer reported that Kiesha Scott, a junior majoring in elementary education at the University of Maine at Machias, received a 2022 John Lewis Youth Leadership Award. The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) established this award in February 2021 to recognize a gifted, civic-minded young person in their state each year. Through this award, the Maine Secretary of State’s Office annually recognizes one Maine resident, age 25 or younger, who demonstrates leadership abilities, has passion for social justice, and is improving the quality of life in their community.