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Dirigo High School
145 Weld St., Dixfield | www.dixfield.org/schools.html


Graduation day: June 8, 2012
Graduation information provided by the high school

    Top 10 seniors

    Garret Carver of Peru, Maine, is the son of Donald and Penny Carver. Garret plans to attend Colby Sawyer in the fall with a career objective in Graphic Design. During his years at Dirigo High School, Garret was a member of the soccer and tennis teams. Outside of school, Garret enjoys skiing.


    Jacob Dowland is the son of Pete and Tracy Dowland of Peru, Maine. In the fall, Jacob will be attending Maine Maritime Academy with a major in Marine Engineering. During his years at Dirigo High School, Jacob participated in football, basketball and baseball. Jacob is also a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school, Jacob has been a referee for the Area Youth Football teams.


    Coral Howe is the daughter of Matthew and Paula Howe of Dixfield, Maine. Coral will be attending the Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine in the fall where she will pursue a career objective in Illustration. During her years at Dirigo High School, Coral participated in tennis and was a member of the Yearbook Committee. Outside of school, Coral works at the Rumford House of Pizza.


    Justin Mackin of Canton, Maine, is the son of Joe and Barbara Mackin. Justin plans to attend Syracuse University (honors program) in the fall majoring in Law. During his four years at Dirigo High School, Justin was on the golf team, the Debate Team and was the lead attorney for Mock Trial. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the Western Maine Representative of the State National Honor Society. Outside of school, Justin volunteers at his parents’ business.


    Summer McCollough of Dixfield, Maine, is the daughter of Pam Wilkins and Mark McCollough. In the fall, Summer will attend the University of Maine at Farmington majoring in Elementary Education. While attending Dirigo High School, Summer played tennis. Summer is also a member of the National Honor Society, drama club and chorus. Outside of school, Summer enjoys volunteering at the Congregational Church of Andover and at the Dirigo Elementary School.


    Myriah Porter of Peru, Maine is the daughter of Nona Holland and Jeff Porter. In the fall, Myriah will be attending Southern Maine Community College and with a career objective in firefighting/paramedics. During her four years at Dirigo High School, Myriah has been involved in soccer and softball. Myriah is also a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school, Myriah enjoys skiing and firefighting.


    Cody St. Germain of Dixfield, Maine, is the son of Donald and Kimberly St. Germain. Cody will be attending Husson University in the fall with a major in Physical Therapy. In school, Cody is a member of Student Council. Cody has also participated in basketball, soccer and baseball. Outside of school, Cody enjoys snowmobiling, fishing, hiking and hanging out with friends.


    Brittany Salsbury-Welch is the daughter of Sabrina Dyke and Steve Welch of Canton, Maine. Brittany plans to attend Thomas College in the fall majoring in Elementary Education. While at Dirigo High School, Brittany is involved in chorus, band, civil rights and sign language. Brittany is also a member of the National Honor Society. Outside of school, Brittany enjoys traveling, babysitting, camping and volunteering.


    Jessica Sattler of Canton, Maine, is the daughter of Sherri Roberts. In the fall, Jessica will be attending the University of New Haven with a career objective of forensic psychology – behavioral analyst. While at Dirigo High School, Jessica has been a member of the National Honor Society, Speech and Debate team, and Mock Trial team. When Jessica is not in school, she enjoys being an amateur theatre/movie critic, connoisseur of the arts, quoting “Doctor Who” and bear fighting.


    Amelia Tacheny of Dixfield, Maine, is the daughter of Alan and Carrie Tacheny. In the fall, Amelia plans to attend the University of New England majoring in Dental Hygiene. During her years at Dirigo High School, she has been active in cross country running and soccer. Amelia is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Outing Club and she participated in Drama and Girls’ State. Outside of school, Amelia enjoys volunteering at a children’s camp, zumba and running.


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2012 graduates

Neriha Kamry Bautista
Justin Matthew Hurd Bissell
Bryan Scott Blackman
Samantha Lynne Blanchette
Jeremy Scott Briggs
Larissa Bryant
Garret Carver
Courtnie Chandler
Alyssa Rose Charity
James Cloutier, Jr.
Holly Andria Cole
Brenden James Colford
Chad W. Cormier
Nicholas W. Davis
Timothy William Dayton
Rebecca Janis Dolloff
Jacob A. Dowland
Dominique L. Flagg
Ian L. Fortin
Alta L. Goding
Nathan J. Gould
Dylan Graham
Caleb Hall
Jason David Haynes
Logan May Jean Heintz
Eric Holman
Benjamin Jon Holmes
Coral Howe
Brian K. Jepson, Jr.
Meghan Tara Jordan
Mariah Lee Larsen
Sawyer Breton Leonard
Justin J. Mackin
Summer Erin McCollough
Rebecca Marie McNeill
Colleen Anne Merrill
Wesley D. Moro
Paige Lynn Murphy
Betsy Allison Noyes
Travis Michael Oakes
Erin M. Perry
Justin Perry
Myriah Lea Porter
Bryan Robert Riggs
Angela Marie Ronan
Brittani L. Salsbury-Welch
Jessica Renee Sattler
Salena Marie Sawtelle
Miranda Anne Shurtleff
Cody Alexander St. Germain

Mitchel Ryan Stanley
Makaila Elizabeth Statham
Doug A. Swan
Amelia F. Tacheny
Joshua Ellis Turbide
Caleb Scott Turner
Alyssa Marie Wade
Shaylynn Elise Weishar
Brady Lawrence Welch
Nicholas James White


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