Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News2023-12-11T14:30:22-05:00

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Olympia Snowe Leadership Program Graduates First LA Class

By |May 29, 2024|Categories: Alumni, News, The Eagle’s Talon|Tags: , , , |

From left: Kayla Cruz '24, Violet Bailey '24, Lucy White '24, OLSW mentor Brynne Whitney '04 of Bangor Savings Bank By Khloe Luce On May 7, [...]

LA Hosts 30 Businesses at 3rd Annual Peter J. Benner Job Fair

By |April 9, 2024|Categories: Alumni, Career and Academic Counseling, Home Featured, News|Tags: , |

Thirty local businesses and organizations set up in the Lincoln Academy gym to discuss career options for LA students during the third annual Peter J. Benner [...]

Characters of the County: Jarrod ’90 and Cheryl ’91 Pinkham’s Decades of Laughter

By |February 12, 2024|Categories: Alumni|

Jarrod and Cheryl Pinkham stand in the kitchen of their Jefferson home on Friday, Feb. 2. The couple, who has been together for nearly 30 years, [...]


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