Senator Collins Welcomes Canton Native to her Washington, D.C., Office

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins announced that Ellen Wainwright, a Canton native, has been awarded a spring internship in her Washington, D.C., office.  Ellen is a 2015 graduate of Dirigo High School and is the daughter of Christopher and Erin Wainwright of Canton. 


“Ellen is a terrific student and a hard worker, and I am delighted to welcome her to my Washington, D.C., office,” said Senator Collins.  “It is always a pleasure to give students an opportunity to become actively involved in the legislative process and to serve the citizens of Maine.”


Ellen is a senior at the University of Maine at Orono, where she is studying political science. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in public service.  She previously interned in Senator Collins’ Bangor and Lewiston offices.