Patriot Insurance scholarship fund names 2023 scholarship recipients

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 8:00am

Yarmouth — Patriot Insurance announces the 2023 recipients of the Patriot Education Scholarship program.

Students receiving the scholarship must have graduated from a Maine high school and must be attending a Maine college, community college, or university. They should be majoring or minoring in insurance or another business program.

“An interest in an insurance career is something we like to see,” said Patriot Insurance, in a news release. “Financial need is a strong consideration when choosing our recipients.”

Patriot Insurance has given out over $650,000 since it began making awards over ten years ago. This year, a total of $85,000 in scholarships were awarded.

Join Patriot Insurance in recognizing the following students for their achievements: The (R) indicates they received a scholarship last year as well.

University of Maine, Orono

Kara Briand                        Richmond

Ava Samoluk                      Hampden

Gavin Tawfall                     Presque Isle

Benjamin Duprey               Presque Isle (R)

Sara Economy                    Hampden (R)

Cooper Johnson                 Scarborough

University of Maine, Presque Isle

Kobe Saunders                    Calais (R)

University of Southern Maine

Tucker Gagnon                   Brunswick

Curan Bassingthwaite         Gorham (R)

University of Maine, Farmington

Hannah Milliken                  Greene

Thomas College

Cole Ellis                              Searsport

Shyanne Holmes                  North Anson

Carter Pelletier                     Madawaska

Claudine Webber                 Lincolnville

Sawyer Deprey                     Caribou (R)

Emily Wallingford                 Minot (R)

Nicholas Weiss                     Winslow (R)

Husson University

Taylor Mason                        Hancock

Hannah Varnum                   Verona Island

Jordan Clavette                    Madawaska (R)

Parker Deprey                      Caribou (R)

Eastern Maine Community College

Jack Hallett                           Mapleton

St. Joseph’s College

Andrew Guiou                      Farmingdale (R)


“We are honored to invest in the bright futures of promising industry talent and support the students of our communities and agency partners as they pursue their educational goals,” said Patriot Insurance.


Patriot Insurance has been providing peace of mind for families and businesses in New England for over 50 years. Headquartered in Yarmouth, Maine, we are a regional carrier offering business, home, auto, life and surety products backed by local, autonomous claims, loss control and underwriting teams. We work exclusively with independent agents who can give our customers the personal guidance and service they deserve. Since 2007, we have partnered with Frankenmuth Insurance, a longstanding company founded in Michigan in 1868. Patriot Insurance is financially sound, with an A.M. Best rating of “A” (Excellent).