2017-06-09 / Local

Top high school students recognized

Midcoast graduations this weekend for Brunswick, Morse, Freeport, Mt. Ararat, Lisbon, Richmond

Brunswick High School

Brunswick High School graduation is this evening at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College’s Watson Arena.

BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL TOP 10

Anna Webster

Anna Webster is the Valedictorian for Brunswick High School’s graduating class of 2017. She is the daughter of Craig and Mary Webster of Brunswick. A National Merit Scholarship Finalist and a Presidential Scholar, Anna plans on attending Wheaton College in Illinois where she will study Engineering and Math. She has been the recipient of the Women’s Engineering Award, as well as the Smith College Book Award in her junior year. She is a member of the National Honor Society and the Honors Wind Ensemble. She has been in the Maine Music Educators Association, District 3 Honors Band, and the All National Honors Band as the top-scoring tubist. She also has been a viable member of the Jazz band and Merrymeeting Community Band. A 3-season athlete, Anna is involved in Field Hockey, Ice Hockey and Lacrosse. Community service includes volunteering at the Vacation Bible School as a teacher assistant, the Lighthouse Events Christian concerts as well as giving musing lessons during the summer months. In her spare time she enjoys Ultimate Frisbee and hiking.

Finnegan Woodruff

Finnegan Woodruff is the Salutatorian for the Brunswick High School’s graduating class of 2017. He is the oldest son of Michael and Lucretia Woodruff of Brunswick. Accepted Early Decision to Bowdoin College he plans on studying Music. A gifted fiddle player, Finn has played in numerous Bluegrass festivals nation wide. He is a member of the Jazz Band and the BHS’s varsity soccer team. Additionally he is a member of the National Honor Society, the Latin Honor Society and been the recipient of the Williams Book Award, the AP Calculus award, as well as the sophomore English award. During his spare time, he works on his family farm (Milkweed) and enjoys telemark skiing, and whitewater kayaking.

Julia Baumgarte

When thinking of Julia Baumgarte the words “pure unadulterated enthusiasm, passion and ambition” for learning come to mind. Third in the class of 2017, Julia is the daughter of Karen Topp and Thomas Baumgarte of Brunswick and plans to attend Carleton College with an intended major in Geophysics and Astronomy. An exceptional student, Julia has received many accolades to include the Harvard Book Award; induction into the Tri-M Music and French Honor Societies; and the French Foreign Language Department Award. Activities outside of the classroom include ice hockey, tennis and volleyball (captain). Julia was also a member of our Environmental Club (Secretary); BHS Players; Band and jazz band all four years. Volunteer activities consisted of work for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program and tutoring fifth graders via the elementary math team program. Other interests include pomegranates, volcanoes and stargazing.

Connor Flotten

Connor Flotten is 4th in the class of 2017. He is the son of Peter and Chesley Flotten. In the fall Connor plans to study government and political science; he is undecided at this point on where he’ll attend. Connor has been inducted into the National Honor and Latin Honor Societies, received a commendation for the National Merit Scholarship, and received the Brown Book Award, the Social Studies Department Award, the Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Medal and the Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology. He has been the co-captain of the Speech and Debate Team, a member of the Young Historians Club and a member of the Brainstem Robotics Club. He has volunteered at the Midcoast Hunger Prevention Program. In his spare time, Connor practices martial arts and avidly follows the news.

Jacob Guerrette

Ranked fifth in the class of 2017 at Brunswick High School is Jacob Guerrette. Jacob is the son of Dennis Guerrette and Lisa Swanton. In the fall Jacob plans to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he will study chemical engineering. Jacob has been inducted into the National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Honor Society. He has been very active in theater and music, participating in both all four years of high school. He has had roles and helped to build sets in a number of BHS Players productions; been a member of the Tone Rangers, BHS’s all male a cappella group; he has been a member of the high school’s Chamber Choir; and was named to the National Association for Music Education’s All-Nation Mixed Choir. Jacob earned his Eagle Scout Award through the Boy Scouts, was a member of the cast in a theater production staged by the Bowdoinham Historical Society, and is an active member of his church.

Caitlin Tycz

Ranked 6th in Brunswick High School’s graduating class of 2017, Caitlin Tycz is the daughter of Mathew and Kim of Tycz of Brunswick. This fall she is planning on attending University of Southern California in Los Angeles CA, where she will be studying Chemistry. Caitlin is a member of the National Honor Society, serving as co-president, as well as the Outing Club and is captain the high school swim team. She has been the recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award, the Davis Award and the St. Michael’s Book Award. A life long swimmer with Long Reach Swim Club, Caitlin has held numerous state and national records and recently attended the Olympic trials. She has been a volunteer coach with the Long Reach swim club and during her spare time enjoys spending time with her two dogs as well as going to the beach.

Keturah Stinson

Keturah Stinson is the daughter of Kurt and Jeanne Stinson of Brunswick. Ketty is ranked 7th in Brunswick High School’s class of 2017. After being admitted to numerous select colleges, Ketty is yet undecided where she will attend but hopes to study Neuroscience. She is a member of the Music Honors Society and has been the recipient of the Davis Award and the Wellesley Book award. A three-season athlete, Ketty has been a member of the field hockey, softball and Unified basketball teams. Additionally she has been involved with the Environmental Club, the Action Team and Honors Band. During her spare time Ketty enjoys camping, thrift shopping, and playing in the orchestra.

Timothy St. Pierre

Timothy St. Pierre is the youngest son of Cornelius Donovan and Kathleen Jamison of Brunswick. Ranked 8th in Brunswick High School’s graduating class of 2017, Tim was admitted early decision to Swarthmore College in PA, where he will be studying French Language and Political Science. Tim is a member of the National Arts Society, the National Honor Society, the National French Society and Tri-M. He has been the recipient of the St. Michael’s College Book award, the Scholastic Writing award as well as the Scholastic Art award. He has committed himself to the BHS Players and has been involved in every play since his freshman year. He is also a member of the Literature Club, and GLASS (Brunswick High Schools art and creative writing magazine) as literary editor. Volunteer work includes French tutoring, and service work with his church. During his spare time Timothy enjoys art, poetry, tutoring for French and politics.

Kira Wolpow

Ranked 9th in Brunswick High Schools class of 2017, Kira Wolpow is the daughter of Stephen Bamberger and Sarah Wolpow of Brunswick. Accepted to numerous select institutions, Kira plans on taking a GAP Year, during which she will travel to South America and teach English. Kira is a member of the National Honors Society and a 3-season athlete. Additionally, she has been accepted to the Maine Music Educators Association All State Honors Band for four years. She is a member of the varsity tennis, soccer as well as indoor track team. Community service includes volunteering at the elementary school with students with special needs. During her spare time she enjoys music playing the flute, piano, and guitar. Kira enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, and camping in her spare time.

Anna Callahan

Anna Callahan rounds out the top 10 at Brunswick High School. She is the daughter of Betsy Biemann and Sean Callahan of Brunswick and plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania. Anna’s strong sense of social commitment has swayed her to declare an intended major in Urban Studies and Public Policy. A committed member of Student Government Anna has served as Class Secretary and Vice-President. Her efforts in the governance of her class lead to a school-wide initiative to develop and implement a waste management system in the cafeteria. Anna also has a passion for art and literature and is an inductee to the National Art Honors Society in which she also serves as Vice President. Her talent in the Arts earned her the 2016 Congressional Art Award and numerous accolades in the Scholastic Art and Writing Award annual competitions. Recipient of the BHS Art Department Award, Anna has had work exhibited and sold in galleries across the State. Anna’s success in Speech and Debate resulted in her qualification in the 2016 NCFL National Debate Tournament earning a spot on the Maine World Schools Debate Team. As editor of her school’s Literary Magazine, Anna’s passion for journalism led her to pursue an internship with the Times Record as a contributing writer.

Morse High School

Morse High School graduation is Sunday at 2 p.m. at the high school.

MORSE HIGH SCHOOL TOP 10

Arielle Leeman

Valedictorian Arielle Leeman resides in Bath with her parents Daniel and Barbara Leeman. As an AP Scholar with Distinction, Arielle is a member of the National Honor Society, has received the Yale Book Award, various AP academic excellence awards for outstanding achievement, and was a Poetry Out Loud State Finalist. She has participated on the varsity tennis team, 1st singles, MVP, All Sports Boosters, Play of the Year, All Conference Class B team, and also competed with the varsity soccer and swim teams. Arielle played 1st saxophone in the band and jazz band, competed with the Morse Ocean Bowl team, and has been an active member and treasurer of SCLC. She spent the spring of her sophomore year studying away in Eleuthera, Bahamas with the Island School semester program. Arielle has enjoyed singing with the Wescustago Youth Choir for the past nine years and has served on the board for the last two. She also enjoys giving younger children tennis lessons at Maine Pines Racquet and Fitness. Arielle is employed at Wilson’s Pharmacy. She enjoys playing her guitar, scuba diving, and relaxing with friends. Arielle’s plan after graduation is to attend college in the fall to study Science, potentially Pre-Medicine. Her hopes and dreams for the future include helping kids either as a Pediatrician, or to get involved in the space program as an Astro-Physicist.

Angel Moore

Salutatorian Angel Moore resides in Phippsburg with her parents Dana and Sheryl Moore. Angel has received the DAR Award, RPI Medalist, College of the Atlantic Book Award, KVAC All Conference Award, Mid-Coast Hospital Recognition Certificate, Cheering team award for Good Sportsmanship in 2014 and 2016, achieved high honors, and numerous academic excellence awards for outstanding achievement. She is a member of National Honor Society and participates on the cheering and tennis teams. Angel has volunteered 250+ hours at Mid- Coast Hospital and, also volunteered at Volunteers of American and Sweetser. She enjoys planning/organizing, taking her dog for walks, yoga/stretching, and making/ burning candles in her free time. Angel is employed by VSM’s 4PH teaching program — teaching science to grades 3-5 (aquaculture). She plans to attend college to study Biomedical Engineering or Anesthestology. Her hope and dream for the future include becoming a Biomedical Engineer or Anesthesiologist.

Tanager Karchenes

First Honor Essayist Tanager Karchenes resides in Bath with his mother Lorraine Ristano. He is the recipient of the Saint Michael’s College Book Award, a BRCTC Student of the Semester, the Think, Care, Act Award, achieved high honors, and numerous outstanding academic achievement awards. Tanager participates in cross-country, track, theater, and is a member of the National Honor Society. He has performed in various community service activities such as Lego League at the Patten Free Library and Morse Community Service Day. Tanager is employed by Carol McFadden at Lego League. In his spare time, Tanager enjoys drawing, learning the art of film, and building with legos. He plans to major in Mechanical Engineering. His hope and dream for the future is to become a Mechanical Engineer.

Samantha Brown

Second Honor Essayist, Samantha Brown resides in Bath with her parents Sylvia and Clifton Brown. She is the recipient of the Dartmouth Book Award, has received many academic awards for outstanding achievement, and cross-country coaches award. Samantha is a member of the National Honor Society. She participates in cross-country and basketball. Samantha has volunteered her time at charity basketball games, program practices, and at Fisher Mitchell. She is employed at Burger King in Bath. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys reading and going out with friends. She plans to attend college with a major in Biology and Pre-Medical studies. Her hope and dream for the future is to one day become a Doctor.

Spencer Fish

Third Honor Essayist Spencer Fish resides in Woolwich with his parents Maxine and Marty Fish. He is the recipient of the Clarkson Leadership Award, Rotary Youth Leadership Award, Eagle Scout Award, and has received numerous academic awards for outstanding excellence. Spencer is a member of the National Honor Society and participates in cross country, track, soccer, and baseball. In his spare time, he planned, led, and organized a partial restoration and expansion of the park area at Bath’s North End Boat Launch this past July. Spencer enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, and playing guitar. He plans to attend Maine Maritime Academy to study Marine Engineering Technology to purse a career in Engineering. His hopes and dreams for the future include graduating college, having a successful career, and finding a way to help restore streams and rivers in the State of Maine.

Noa Sreden

Noa Sreden resides in Phippsburg with her parents Mary and Hall Sreden. She is an AP Scholar with honors and is the recipient of the Smith College Book Award, Phi Beta Kappa Award, US Lacrosse Academic All- American Award, and has received various academic awards for outstanding achievement. Noa is a member of the National Honor Society, SCLC, Shipbuilders Committed, Interact Club, RSU 1 School Board representative, student member of Maine Board of Education, GENYOUth Advisory Board member, and Fuel Up to Play 60 Youth Council. She participates in varsity soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. Noa volunteers her time coaching and refereeing elementary and middle school lacrosse, basketball, and soccer. She also volunteers at the local food bank collecting food and working shifts. Noa is employed at Dot’s Ice Cream Shop. In her free time she enjoys continuing her pursuit of the perfect cup of coffee, traveling, exercising, being outdoors, and reading. Noa plans to continue her schooling for as long as possible to study Public Policy, Foreign Language, and Visual Arts. Her hope and dream for the future is to work for a non profit that strives to make the world a better place.

Ann Tolan

Ann Tolan resides in Bath with her parents Francie and Jim Tolan. She is the recipient of the Wellesley Book Award, KVAC Swimmer of the Meet 2015-17, and Class B Girls Swimmer of the Year 2016. Ann is a member of the National Honor Society, treasurer of the Class of 2017, and participates on the soccer, lacrosse, Morse swim team, and Long Reach Swim Club. She has volunteered her time teaching swim lessons at the YMCA and coaching Long Reach Swim Club. Ann is employed at the Bath YMCA. In her free time she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and yoga. Ann plans to attend Penn State University Her hope and dream for the future include qualifying for Olympic trials.

Willow Sylvester

Willow Sylvester resides in Bath with mom Penny Lane. She is the recipient of the Wesleyan University Book Award. Willow has been a high honors student and received various academic awards for outstanding achievement. Willow is a member of the National Honor Society, SCLC, SAFE, Green Club, and Amnesty. She participates on the soccer, swim, and track teams, and, also manager for the wrestling team. Willow volunteers her time at the Bath Food Pantry, Salvation Army, Patten Free Library, and the NHS Halloween activity. In her free time she enjoys playing music and hanging out with friends. Willow plans to attend Yale University to major in Global Affairs and Computer Science. Her hopes and dreams for the future is to be happy and make others happy.

Alex Fernald

Alex Fernald resides in Phippsburg with his parents Alison and Robert Fernald. He is the recipient of the US Army Reserve National Scholar/Athlete Award, MPA Principal’s Award, and has received various academic awards for outstanding achievement. Alex has been an honor and high honor roll student. He participates on the soccer, basketball, and tennis teams, as well as playing intramural sports. Alex has volunteered his time every May at a summer camp in South China, Maine. In his free time he enjoys going to the turf and playing soccer with friends. Alex plans to attend a four-year college. His hope and dream for the future is to be able to play college soccer.

Mikayla Rose

Mikayla Rose resides in Bath with her parents Jennifer Orr and Steve Rose. She is the recipient of the Mount Holyoke College Book Award, and has received various academic awards for outstanding achievement while being an honors and high honors student all four years. Mikayla participates on the soccer and softball teams. She has volunteered her time at the Sawyer Memorial Foundation in Greene, Maine, where her bother is the Executive Director. She enjoys hanging out with friends, going hiking or on spontaneous adventures, or just sitting at home watching her favorite television shows. Mikayla plans to attend college to study Forensic Science. Her hopes and dreams for the future are to graduate from college, and then dedicate her life to helping others with her degree. She would also like to do a lot of traveling.

The Morse High School administration, faculty and staff congratulate these young men and women on their outstanding achievements thus far and anticipate their continued success as they engage their talents and gifts of intelligence, creativity and caring for others in the pursuit of postsecondary degrees and onward to future careers. Reminder to all: remember your roots!

Mt. Ararat High School

Mt. Ararat High School graduation is Sunday at 1 p.m. at the high school.

MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL TOP 10

Katelyn Cox

Parents: Steve and Brooke Cox

Lives in: Bowdoinham

Attended: Bowdoinham Community School

School Activities: Varsity Softball, Varsity Basketball, Varsity Soccer, President of Student Senate, National Honor Society, Class Officer

Academic Honors: Dartmouth Book Award, Society of Women Engineers Excellence in Math and Science, NCTE Writing Nomination, KVAC Senior Scholar, Excellence in AP US History, Excellence in AP Calculus

Future plans: Attend Bowdoin College to study biology or mathematics and will play softball for the Polar Bears

Teacher who had a strong influence: “My 4th and 5th grade teacher, Mr. Howe, taught me the importance of thinking for myself and that it’s okay to step out of my comfort zone and have some fun.”

Timothy Cox

Parents: Dan and Chris Cox

Lives in: Topsham

Attended: Woodside Elementary School

School Activities: President of Peers Assisting and Listening to Students (PALS), Captain of Boy’s Cross Country Team, Envirothon, Science Bowl, Alto Sax in MTA Jazz Band

Academic Honors: Excellence in AP Calculus, Excellence in AP European History,

Excellence in Honors Chemistry, Williams College Book Award

Future plans: Attend University of New Brunswick to become a surgeon and work in areas without accessible healthcare

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Mr. Dever taught one of the most difficult classes I’ve taken at MTA, and taught me to take charge of my education. He taught me to be a self-motivated learner and inspired me to think critically and analytically, and for that I will forever be grateful.”

Spencer Coker

Parents: Dan and Kirsten Coker

Lives in: Bowdoinham

Attended: Bowdoinham Community School

School Activities: NHS, Math Team, Science Bowl, Outing Club, Aquila, Clarinet in Merrymeeting Community Band, Bowdoinham Public Library Volunteer

Academic Honors: George Millay Memorial Math Team Award, Elmira College Key Award, AP Scholar, Excellence in Science, Excellence in Math, Excellence in AP US History, Excellence in Spanish

Future Plans: Attend Dartmouth College; hope to travel and be fluent in several different languages

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Ms. Reichert, my calculus teacher and math team coach, and Ms. Manzanero, my Spanish teacher, have really taught me to be interested in and enjoy their subjects and have been great people to know.”

Kate Guerin

Parents: Bill and Kathy

Guerin Lives in: Bowdoinham Attended: Bowdoinham Community School

School Activities: District III High School Honors Music Festival (9-12), Class of 2017 Officer (10-12), Student Council & Senate (10- 12), Maine Youth Leadership Conference (10, 11), Chamber Singers (11, 12), Treble Choir (10), Concert Choir (9), Interact Club (10, 11), Varsity Softball (9-11), Varsity Basketball (9-11), Varsity Soccer (9-12)

Academic Honors: Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Senior Scholar Award (12), KVAC 2016-2017 All Academic Basketball (12), KVAC 2016 All Academic Soccer (12), Wellesley College Book Award (11), National Honor Society (11,12), Excellence in AP European History (10), Excellence in Health (10), Excellence in English (9), Gifted & Talented in Language Arts (9-11), Gifted & Talented in Math (9,10)

Future Plans: Attend Colby College to major in government and perhaps go into sports and entertainment law to become a major negotiator or coordinator for a professional sports team

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Mr. Dorogi made AP European History exciting and fun. He inspired me to learn for myself and my own passions, not just for a career.”

Nicholas Mathieu

Parents: Stephen and Michelle Mathieu

Lives in: Topsham

Attended: Williams Cone Elementary School

School Activities: NHS, Interact Club, Science Bowl, Tennis

Academic Honors: 14 quarters of High Honors, 3 quarters of Honors

Future Plans: Attend Colby Sawyer College to major in business with a concentration in finance and minor in biology. Will be a member of the Wesson Honors program and play varsity tennis.

Teacher who had a strong influence: “I learned from Mrs. Palmer that work can still be done in an environment that is fun and exciting.”

Lindsey Papa

Parents: Mark and Nina Papa

Lives in: Topsham

Attended: Woodside Elementary School

School Activities: Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Envirothon, Outing Club, President of National Honors Society, Coastal Studies for Girls Student, Maine Youth Leadership Ambassador, Girls State Delegate

Academic Honors: College of the Atlantic Book Award, Excellence in English, Brunswick Rotary Club Service Above-Self Award

Future Plans: Colby College

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Mrs. Williams was my freshman year science teacher and really taught me to enjoy science and challenge myself academically.”

Porter Galvin

Parents: Peter and Jodi Galvin

Lives in: Harpswell

Attended: Williams Cone Elementary School

School Activities: Field Hockey, Interact Club, Math Team, National Honor Society, Lacrosse

Academic Honors: Maine Field Hockey Association Academic All-State Award, KVAC All Academic Field Hockey Team, National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Academic Team, Wesleyan University Book Award, Excellence in 10th Grade Social Studies

Future Plans: Attend Ithaca College to major in biology on the pre-med track

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Mr. Krill is one of the most helpful, honest, and caring people that I have met at MTA. He has a unique perspective of the world that has pushed me to think differently and will continue to beyond high school.”

Mikala Dwelley

Parents: Alan and Kristy Dwelley

Lives in: Bowdoin

Attended Bowdoin Central

School Activities: Soccer, Ice Hockey, Basketball, NHS

Academic Honors: Excellence in Science

Future Plans: Attend University of Maine Orono to study pre-vet and animal science, then go to graduate school to become a veterinarian

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Mrs. Reichert has been very helpful through the years I have had her as a teacher. She encourages me (and the rest of the class) and helps us get through the year.”

Cole Guerin

Parents: Bill and Kathy Guerin

Lives in: Bowdoinham

Attended Bowdoinham Community School

School Activities: Varsity Soccer (9-12), Varsity Basketball (10-12), Track & Field (11, 12), Student Leadership Advocacy Council (11, 12), NHS (11, 12), Big Brothers Big Sisters (11, 12)

Academic Honors: KVAC Senior Scholar Award, Phi Beta Kappa Academic Achievement Award, NHS member, Undergraduate Excellence in Awards in Mathematics, Art, and Spanish

Future Plans: Attend Colby College to study mathematics and statistics

Teachers who had a strong influence: “Ms. Cowperthwaite has always been there for me when I needed someone to talk to and she has always been very nice and sincere.”

Emily McGlauflin

Parents: Dale and Vickie McGlauflin

Lives in: Harpswell

Attended: West Harpswell Elementary School

School Activities: Treble Choir, Chamber Singers, Poetry Out Loud at MTA and at the Maine Southern Regional Competition

Academic Honors: Excellence in English Award in sophomore year, Excellence in French Award in sophomore year

Future Plans: Attend University of Maine Farmington to major in mathematics and possibly become a teacher

Teacher who had a strong influence: “Ms. Vail has encouraged me in my writing and in expressing my opinions in writing. She has also supported me in Poetry Out Loud and helped me prepare for the competitions.”

Richmond High School

Richmond High School graduation is Saturday at 2 p.m. at the high school gym.

RICHMOND HIGH TOP SCHOLARS

Magna Cum Laude

Hunter B. Curtis, son of Clifton and Lauren Curtis of Richmond, is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2017. Hunter plans to attend University of Maine to study Chemical Engineering.

Josee Geaghan, daughter of Jeff Geaghan and Tori Bunker (deceased) of Richmond, is the Salutatorian. She is going to study Business Administration at Southern Maine Community College.

Abby Payson, daughter of Jeffrey and Patricia Payson of Richmond, will be attending University of Maine at Fort Kent to study Nursing.

Cum Laude

Mackenzie Abbott, daughter of Becky and Derek Abbott of Boothbay, will be attending Central Maine Community College to pursue Forensics (Criminal Justice).

Brendan Emmons, son of Ronald and Patricia Emmons of Richmond, will study Athletic Training at the University of Southern Maine.

Garrett Frost, son of Rod and Jacqueline Frost of Gardiner, will be attending Thomas College to study Forensic Accounting.

Cassidy A. Harriman, daughter of Jesse and Erin Harriman of Richmond, will be studying Health Sciences at Southern Maine Community College.

Camryn T. Hurley, daughter of Brian and Clarissa Hurley of Richmond, will be attending University of New England to study Dental Hygiene.

Meranda S. Martin, daughter of Tony and Gayelynn Martin of Richmond, will study Nursing at Southern Maine Community College.

Caleigh Shulman, daughter Bobby-Jo Watson- Cray and Chad Cray of Richmond, will be attending University of New England to study Pharmacy.

Kaylee A. Williams, daughter of Trevor and Christine Williams of Richmond, is planning to attend University of Maine at Farmington to study Early Childhood.

Freepor t High School

Freeport High School graduation is Sunday at 10 a.m. at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL TOP SCHOLARS

FHS seniors who have earned the summa cum laude with distinction status are:

Olivia Botting
Haley Boyden
Jessica Gray
Jordan Grotz
Maxwell Heathco
Emily Latulippe
Lauren Moore
Megan Seymour

Lisbon High School

Lisbon High School graduation is Sunday at 11 a.m. at the high school gym

LISBON HIGH TOP SCHOLARS

Silas Crosby

Parents/Guardians: Esau and Theresa Crosby Town: Lisbon

College: University of New England

Major: Health, Wellness and Occupational studies, Doctor of Physical Therapy designation

School activities: Cross country, track and field, long distance running

Organizations: National Honor Society, Community Volunteer Club

Awards: Poetry Out Loud participant, Academic Student of the Quarter, Most Improved Cross Country Runner, Community Service Award, Harvard Alumni Book Award

Interests and Hobbies: Weight lifting, strength training

Bailey Eveson

Parents/Guardians: Dennis Eveson and AnnMarie Knowlton

Town: Lisbon

College: University of Maine at Farmington

Major: Biology

Organizations: Honor program at UMF

Awards: National Society of High School Scholars

Interests and Hobbies: Hiking, kayaking, animals

Kyra Gamache

Parents/Guardians: Terry Gamache

Town: Sabattus

College: University of Southern Maine

Major: Nursing

School activities: SADD, Key Club, peer training, National Honor Society, National Technical Honors Society, yearbook, office aid

Organizations: Junior Volunteer at St. Mary’s, volunteer EMT at Lisbon Emergency

Awards: Cum Laude, honor roll/high honors, English Award, membership in NHS/NTHS, St. Mary’s Junior Volunteer Certificate of Recognition, Student of the Quarter at Region 10

Interests and Hobbies: Volunteering as Lisbon EMT, working hard in school

Jasmin Le

Parents/Guardians: Christy and Erik Le

Town: Lisbon

College: University of Maine

Major: Athletic Training

School activities: soccer, softball, basketball, yearbook, unified basketball student coach

Organizations: National Honors Society, Key Club, S.A.D.D.

Awards: Phi Beta Kappa Award, WCSH6 Varsity Club

Interests and Hobbies: Traveling, sports

Kaylin Le

Parents/Guardians: Christy and Erik Le

Town: Lisbon

College: University of Maine

Major: Nursing

School activities: Soccer, basketball, track and field, yearbook

Organizations: S.A.D.D., Key Club, National Honors Society

Awards: National Honors Society, High Honors, Student of the Quarter, WCSH6 Varsity Club

Interests and Hobbies: Sports and travel

Mikella Kipri Steele

Parents/Guardians: Aspen Mikella and Todd Steele

Town: Lisbon

College: University of Connecticut

Major: Nursing

School activities: Soccer, basketball, softball, class treasurer, year book, Key Club, S.A.D.D., unified basketball

Organizations: NHS, NTHS, Big Brothers Big Sisters

Awards: High honor roll, student of the quarter, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award

Interests and Hobbies: Going to the beach, hanging out with friends, watching Netflix

Hayley Wheeler

Parents/Guardians: Michelle Wheeler

Town: Lisbon

College: Boston University

Major: Journalism

School activities: Yearbook staff, Key Club secretary, ice hockey manager, Tech Club, class vice president, Bates High School Scholars Program

Organizations: NHS, NSHSS, Key Club

Awards: Harvard Prize Book, student of the quarter, high honor roll

Interests and Hobbies: Music and guitar, attending LHS sporting events, writing

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