Maine High Schooler Recognized for Service
Old Town High School senior awarded for commitment to volunteer service in addressing autism
AUGUSTA – This week, Connor Archer, 17, of Stillwater was recognized for his youth volunteer service in Maine and dedication to his community by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Congressman Bruce Poliquin of Maine’s Second District released the following statement:
“I am so proud of Connor for his hard work to spread awareness and to educate our communities in Maine about autism and the challenges that so many people face as a result of this condition,” said Congressman Poliquin. “Because of his efforts and dedication, Connor has raised more than $12,000 for organizations that aid individuals with such needs.
“Connor, who was diagnosed with autism when he was 3 years old, is a shining example of what it means to be a dedicated person of service in Maine’s communities. I am thrilled that Connor has been formally recognized for his work and hope that he will continue to be a leader and an important part of the efforts to help those who face these challenges.”