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Characters of the County: LA Alumnus Paul Leeman Jr. ’70: Taste, Courage, and Discipline

By |September 20, 2023|Categories: Alumni|

Paul Leeman Jr. holds the white Bristol fire chief helmet. A longtime Bristol firefighter and Bristol’s first full-time fire chief, Leeman also has been an instructor [...]

LA Bell Tower Set for Removal, Campaign to Rebuild Underway

By |August 24, 2023|Categories: Alumni, Development, News, Save the LA Bell|

LA Bell Tower Set for Removal, Campaign to Rebuild Underway Article originally published August 23, 2023 for the Lincoln County News.  The Lincoln Academy bell tower, [...]

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That’s a Wrap! LA Winter Carnival 2023

By |February 28, 2023|Categories: Alumni, Home Featured, News, Student Voices|Tags: , |

Lincoln Academy's 2023 Winter Carnival brought back traditions missing for the last several years, most of all, all classes in the gym for competition. After a [...]

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Ryan Gaul ‘92 Offers Improv Workshop for LA Students

By |October 17, 2022|Categories: Alumni, Home Featured, News|

Comedians Ryan Gaul and Jeremy Brothers are currently filming the movie McCurdy Point in Lincoln County. They came to Lincoln Academy to offer an improvisational comedy workshop [...]

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“Homecoming Hustle” 5K to be Hosted by LA Cross Country Team

By |September 12, 2022|Categories: Alumni, News, Sports|

The start of the 2019 Homecoming Hustle, a 5K race sponsored by the Lincoln Academy Cross Country Team. The last time this race took place was in [...]

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Heather D’Ippolito : Director of Community Engagement and Development
Heather D’Ippolito (207) 563-3596 x2218

Heather joined the Community Engagement and Development Office at Lincoln Academy in January 2020 and became Director of the office in June of 2022. She has spent her career in education, and is particularly passionate about connecting young people to real world learning experiences. A born and raised Mainer, Heather feels very fortunate to call the midcoast home. She lives in Bremen with her husband and her daughter.

Academic Affiliations: 

Saint Michael's College, BA in English

Lehman College (CUNY), MS in Secondary English Education

Sarah Kennedy : Community Engagement and Development Office
Sarah Kennedy

Sarah Kennedy '00 grew up in Pemaquid and studied Spanish and International Relations at the University of Maine and the University of Costa Rica.  She was the volunteer coordinator for La Esperanza Granada and then went on to work for Sustainable Harvest International as the Director of Development and later transitioned to directing the organization's outreach and service learning programs in Honduras, Belize, Nicaragua, and Panama.  In 2012, Sarah took a position with Santa Clara University's Center of Sustainability to develop school garden and community nutrition programs in San Jose City Schools.

In 2013, Sarah’s family had the opportunity to return to Maine and Sarah started working with Lincoln Academy’s new Residential Life Program. Sarah developed LA’s homestay program and loves welcoming students from around the globe to our community here in the Midcoast. In 2023 Sarah joined LA's Community Engagement and Development Team.  

Academic Affiliations:

B.A. International Relations - University of Maine, Orono
B.A. Spanish - University of Maine, Orono

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