Portland High School
Emma DaPonte, daughter of David and Ileen DaPonte. Emma has been a member of the Key Club as well as the Drawing Club. She has been involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program. Emma received the Smith Book Award. Emma plans to attend the University of Toronto.
Mikhaila Fogel, daughter of William Fogel and Melinda Molin. Mikhaila is the Salutatorian of her class. Mikhaila was appointed by Senator Olympia Snowe to serve as Page for the United StateÃ¢ÂÂs Senate. She was on the Executive Board, Student Council, Model United Nations, Drama Club, and Shakespeare Club. Outside of school, during the summers, she volunteers at Seeds of Peace, attended Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in New York and took a French immersion program at Edu-Inter in Canada, where she reached the highest level of achievement. Mikhaila received the American History Award and Princeton Book Award. From the United States Senate Page School, she received the Harvard Book Award, English Award, Social Studies Award, and Mathematics Award. Mikhaila was an Intern in the office of Senator Olympia Snowe. Mikhaila plans on attending Harvard University.
Oliver Hagelin, son of Nathan and Tobin Hagelin. He is a member of the Executive Board and the Student Council. Oliver has been on the Football, Sailing, Cross Country, and Lacrosse teams. He sang with the Boys Singing Group/Glee Club, was co-founder of the School Musical and had the lead singing role. Outside of school, Oliver volunteers at Blunt Youth Radio. He has worked at BeckyÃ¢ÂÂs Diner and Sea Dog Brewing Company. Oliver received the SMAA All-Academic Team Award for Lacrosse and the U.S. Marine Corps recognition for outstanding academic achievement. Oliver plans on attending Colorado College.
Casey Hart, daughter of Paul Hart and Lynn Abood. Casey is a member of the Key Club and SADD. She has been on the Basketball, Soccer and Rugby teams. Casey received the Excellence in Math and Science Award and the Preti Award. Outside of school, Casey volunteers at the Catherine Morrill Day Nursery. She has worked at The Woods at Canco and Cinemagic Grand. She sings with the Women in Harmony group. Casey plans to attend St. Lawrence University.
Lydia-Rose Kesich, daughter of Gregory and Gail Kesich. Lydia-Rose was inducted into the National Honor Society. She received the Brown Book Award, French Award, John Philip Sousa Award, Science Award. Lydia-Rose was a member of the school band and participated in the Science Bowl. Outside of school, Lydia-Rose volunteers at St. LukeÃ¢ÂÂs Cathedral Church as a Youth Verger and is a member of the Youth Group. She works at the ChildrenÃ¢ÂÂs Museum of Maine as a Youth Ranger and Portland Public Library as a Shelver. Lydia-Rose plans to attend Smith College.
Marc Korobkin, son of Paul and Susan Korobkin. Marc is the Valedictorian of his Senior Class. He is a member of the Academic Decathalon Team, Future Business Leaders of America and is the Captain and State Secretary, Key Club, Math Team, Peer Tutoring, and Yearbook Staff, He volunteers at the Jewish Community Alliance delivering meals to the elderly. Marc received the Harvard Book Award, History Award and the National Spanish Exam Award. Outside of School, Marc works at Copley-Lareine Motel. Marc plans to attend Haverford College.
Jaroth Lanzalotta, son of Stephen Lanzalotta and Kathryn Bourque. Jaroth is a National Merit Commended Scholar, and was inducted in the National Honor Society. He received the Spanish Award, was an AP Scholar and a NMSQT Commended Student. Jaroth is a member of the Math Team, Drama Club and Shakespeare Club. Outside of school, he works at Micucci Bakery as a baker. Jaroth plans to attend Reed College.
Maura OÃ¢ÂÂConor, daughter of Jane OÃ¢ÂÂConor. She is on the Executive Board and has been a member of Anatomy of Leadership, the Bulldog Edition, ESL Tutoring, and Peer Mediation. Maura received the Mount Holyoke Book Award and was inducted into the National Honor Society. She was named Freshman Athlete of the Year and has been a member of the Basketball, Field Hockey Team, and Outdoor Track Team. Outside of School, Maura volunteers at Wayside Soup Kitchen, RuthÃ¢ÂÂs Recycling and in school in the ELL Classroom helping students learn the English language. She works at Mister Bagel. Maura plans to attend University of Rochester.
Jeffrey Peisner, son of Michael and Barbara Peisner. He is on the Executive Board, Student Council and is a member of the Math Team, Model U.N., and Jazz Band. Jeffrey is on the Swimming Team. He received the Math Award, Preti Award, and Yale Book Award. Outside of School, Jeffrey works at Lamey Wellehan Shoe Store. He volunteers at Wayside Food Service and tutors a student in math at Presumpscot Elementary School. Jeffrey plans to attend Lehigh University.
Jordan Voisine, son of Paula Marie. He was inducted into the National Honor Society. Jordan received the John Corcoran Award. He is a member of the Anatomy of Leadership and Key Club. Jordan played Football and Lacrosse. Outside of School, Jordan volunteers Maine Medical Center, St. PeterÃ¢ÂÂs Church, and Wayside Soup Kitchen. He works at ShawÃ¢ÂÂs Supermarket. Jordan plans to attend Bowdoin College.
Zahraa Al Khaleeli
Wadhah Al Shammari
Thomas Berry Jr.
C. Max Bowe
Michael Diffin Jr.
Frederick Huber III
Timothy Marr Jr.
Winey Ogweta Brittany Oja
Richard Riley Jr.