Public Policy Scholarprobes Lottery Funding

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Public Policy Scholarprobes Lottery Funding


PRESQUE ISLE -- As part of the Maine Community Foundation's Maine Policy Scholars Program, students from campuses throughout the University of Maine System pursued a year-long program of applied research in the area of Maine public policy during the 2015-16 academic year.

At the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Andrew Hunt served as the institution's Maine Policy Scholar.

Hunt, who lives in Limestone and is originally from Dillon, S.C., has a BA in criminal justice with a psychology minor, and a BS in environmental studies and sustainability with a chemistry minor. During the last three years of his studies, he also has worked as a tutor, teacher and counselor.

Hunt conducted Maine policy research focused on how state lottery proceeds are used and how some of that funding could be diverted to help people in need get a college education. He also called for greater public disclosure on how lottery proceeds are spent.

"I'm focusing on this because I know a lot of people who are very intelligent who simply lack the means to attend school," he said. "And I think we should be doing more to help these people out. I'm about second chances; that's why I pursued the field I'm in and why I do this type of research.

"I had to have a second chance to come back to school," he said. "I had a full scholarship when I graduated in 2004 from high school. I blew it, so to speak, but then I came back and graduated magna cum laude at UMPI. I'm living proof that when people are given a second chance, they can excel and do great things. …

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