The Waldo County Humane Society announced this week the recipients of the Madeline M. King/Constance K. Barnes scholarships for 2012.

Emily Blood, who will attend University of Maine, received $1,000, Erin Rollins, who will attend Husson University, received $1,000, Hillary Seekins, who will attend Thomas College, received $1,000 and Casie James, who will attend UMA Bangor, received $500.

The Madeline M. King/Constance K. Barnes scholarship program awards scholarships annually to Waldo County students who have been accepted to college, and are planning to pursue a degree in veterinary medicine or an animal welfare-related field.