Dorice Timko of Jonesport was recently awarded a scholarship by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation. Timko is a current graduate student in the rehabilitation counseling program at USM. She has a B.A. in community studies and applied anthropology from the University of Maine Machias, is a master practitioner of Reiki and has been a UMaine Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteer since 2005. She is an avid supporter of small-scale, sustainable farms and businesses. Timko is currently employed as a certified behavioral health professional assigned to a young child on the autism spectrum.