Eileen Weeks Boucher was a school nurse in the Brunswick school system and at Mt. Ararat High School for 25 years. She was committed to improving the Health Education Program in the Brunswick Schools and served as the Director of In-Service Health Education Programs for teachers.
Eileen worked diligently with the State of Maine to develop state-wide education and certification standards for school nurses. In connection with this work, she received a Special Honor Award for Distinguished Leadership, which acknowledged her “willingness to meet a challenge and resolve problems to get the job done while, at the same time, exhibiting strong personal qualities of warmth, friendliness and cooperation.”
Eileen was involved with many local community organizations and was a Brunswick Area Student Aid Fund Director for a number of years. Eileen passed away in 2012 at the age of 91.
Awards from this fund are based on student financial need, after which recipients are requested to be those pursuing a nursing or health care related career.