Fort Kent

Daigle receives Principal’s Award

FORT KENT, Maine — Caitlyn Daigle of Fort Kent, a senior at Fort Kent Community High School, has been selected to receive the 2021 Principal’s Award, Principal John Kaleta announced.  

The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.

  “Throughout her four years at FKCHS, Caitlyn has distinguished herself not only in the classroom but also as a leader in student government and our community. She is equally respected by her peers and staff,” Kaleta said.

Daigle plays an active role in numerous clubs and organizations in her school and community.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and also vice president; Student Council, where she is treasurer, and the French Club. She is currently the president of the Maine Association of Student Councils which is her co-curricular crowning achievement.  

Daigle has dabbled in numerous sports throughout high school including soccer, track and field, Nordic skiing and wrestling. She is known a great teammate and fierce competitor. She tirelessly gives to her community as well. She is the student representative to the SAD27 school board, is involved in the Can Am Crown Races, volunteered at both the University of Maine at Fort Kent and Fort Kent Elementary School and is a peer tutor at CHS.  

“Caitlyn is truly a great role model for her peers as she is a community minded, intelligent, hardworking and selfless individual.   She is so deserving of this award,” Kaleta said. 

Daigle is the daughter of Vicky and Cary Daigle of Fort Kent.

She, Kaleta and other award winners and their principals will participate in a virtual Scholarship Drawing Event on Friday, May 14, at 1 p.m.  Ten  $1,000 scholarships will be drawn in the names of former Maine principals and MPA Executive Directors: Horace O. McGowan, Richard W. Tyler and Richard A. Durost.  

The Principal’s Award is presented in more than 100 Maine public and private high schools by member principals of the MPA, the professional association which represents Maine’s school administrators.

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