When Scott Mitchell ’15 was studying engineering at Dartmouth his junior year, he designed an inexpensive stander for children who have cerebral palsy and cannot stand on their own. Because conventional standers, which help these children develop strength and good health, are prohibitively expensive, many who need them do not have them.
Last summer, Mitchell received a Thomas Andrew McKinley ’06 Entrepreneur Grant Fund from Bowdoin to help him found Stand With Me, a nonprofit that could make and distribute the low-cost pediatric standers. Now Mitchell has gotten the news that he has received a $10,000 Davis Project for Peace Grant to continue building his organization. Read more.