Belinda Place of Morrill was awarded a scholarship by The Maine Innkeepers Education Foundation, affiliated with the Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) at the eighth annual Tees and Textbooks event, at the Senator Inn and SPA in Augusta, on Monday, June 4, announced Greg Dugal, Executive Director at MEIA.

Place is currently attending Thomas College, in Waterville, and is enrolled in Hotel Management. She is currently working at the Best Western Plus in Waterville while she attends school, and will be engaged in an internship at the Samoset Resort for the summer.

Place was awarded the Ed and Faye Carpenter Scholarship of $1000, sponsored by Friends and Carpenter Family Members and Tom Hildreth of Carrabasset Coffee.