Sen. Beebe-Center welcomes Maine State wrestling champion to the State House

Posted: May 17, 2023 | Senator Beebe-Center

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, May 11, Sen. Pinny Beebe-Center, D-Rockland, welcomed Maine State wrestling champion Maddie Ripley to the State House. She was recognized in both the Senate and House chambers. She was joined by her brother Gavin, mother Daphne, and coach and step-father Jason Yates.

“Maddie is an incredible young women who has a very bright future ahead of her,” said Sen. Beebe-Center. “Her determination, hard work, and dedication to improving make her not only a model athlete, but also a role model to thousands of girls across Maine. It was my pleasure to recognize her in Augusta, and I can’t wait to hear about her next accomplishments.”

Ripley received a legislative sentiment recognizing her victory as the Maine State wrestling champion.

From the left: Rep. Valli Geiger, Rep. Ann Matlack, Maddie Ripley, Sen. Pinny Beebe-Center, Gavin Ripley, Daphne Ripley, Jason Yates