Scott Simons, Principal and Founder of Scott Simons Architects in Portland, has been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects for making a significant contribution to design excellence in the profession at both the state and national level. One of only three Fellows in Maine and only the seventh in the state’s history to receive this honor, Simons has practiced architecture for over 30 years. His firm created the award-winning design for the Portland Public Library, Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, and the Waynflete Arts Center. Scott was a Founder and President of the Portland Society for Architecture and is a member of the Board of Maine AIA. A resident of Freeport, Simons will be honored in Philadelphia in May at the national AIA convention.