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Wells High School
200 Sanford Road, Wells | whs.k12wocsd.net


Graduation day: June 16, 2013
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    Top 10 Honor Students
    For the first time in many years, there is a tie in the GPA rankings – therefore, there are actually eleven (11) top honor graduates

    Madeline Margaret Andrews is the daughter of Eric and Kathryn Andrews of Wells. Maddie will be attending Colby College this fall majoring in Biology. Activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of National Honor Society, the Warrior Marching Band, the Winter Guard Color Guard team, and the Odyssey of the Mind State Championship team. Maddie received the St. Michael’s College Book Award her junior year, was chosen “Student of the Trimester” in 2010 and has received three Breakfast of Champion awards plus numerous academic book awards. She is Team Captain of the Girls Lacrosse team and placed first in the 2012 Tri2B Healthy Triathlon. She has received the WMC Athletic All Academic Team awards in 2012 and 2013, the Warrior Pride Award in 2010, the Rookie of the Year award for Girls Soccer in 2009, and was chosen a recipient of the Maine Principal’s Award in 2013.

    Dominic Myles Kent Barra is the son of Rick and Laura Barra of Wells. Dominic plans to attend the University of Maine in Orono and major in Animal Health Sciences / Pre-Veterinarian. His major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member and vice-president of the WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society; Class of 2013 President – all 4 years; was crowned “Mr. WHS” in 2012; was a member of the 2011 State Championship Football team, and has been a member of the Indoor/Outdoor Track team and Lacrosse team and received the WMC All Academic Team award in 2012. Dom was also a member of the cast for the 2013 spring musical, “Fiddler on the Roof”.

    Jason James Chase is the son of James Chase of Wells and Lory Chase of Springvale. He has been accepted at Lehigh University and will attend there this fall with a major in Engineering. His major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include two (2) Breakfast of Champions awards, numerous Academic Book Awards, the WMC All-Academic Team and being part of the 2011 State Champship Football team.

    Kaitlin Ellen Devlin is the daughter of Stuart and Vickie Devlin of Wells. She plans to attend the University of New England to major in Nursing. Her major activities and/or awards while at Wells High School include being a member and treasurer of the National Honor Society; a recipient of two (2) Literary Achievement Awards; numerous academic awards; member of the WHS Winter Guard Color Guard team and Marching and Concert Bands. Kaitlin has been a member of the Girls Soccer, Indoor Track, and Girls Lacrosse teams and was a Manager for the Wrestling team. She was selected to receive the WMC Good Citizenship award in 2013.

    Colin Hunter Harrington is the son of Brian and Valerie Harrington of Wells. He plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute and major in Bio-Engineering. His major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the National Honor Society and received the St. Michael’s College Award his junior year, a Student of the Trimester award, as well as numerous academic book awards. He has been a member of the Football, Indoor Track, and Boys Lacrosse teams and has received three (3) Warrior Pride Awards, a Breakfast of Champions award, and the Coaches Award for Indoor Track.

    Laura Jeanne Kirol is the daughter of Jennifer Gleason of Wells and David Kirol of East Hartford, CT. Laura is the Salutatorian of the Class of 2013. This fall, she will attend Pomona College in California and will major in Environmental Studies. Her major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society and the Wells Players drama group for her entire high school career. Laura is co-editor and layout editor of The Wells Street Journal (school newspaper). She has been captain of the Color Guard and Winter Guard teams and a member of the Warrior Marching Band and jazz band.

    Logan Victoria Snyder is the daughter of Glenn and Marcy Snyder of Wells. She plans to attend UMass-Amherst to major in Pre-Medicine. Her major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society, the Class of 2012 Secretary for four years, and a member of Student Council. Logan received a Breakfast of Champions award as well as several academic book awards. She has been a member of the Girls Field Hockey team and the tennis team.

    Madison June Moore is the daughter of David and Jennifer Moore of Wells. She plans to attend the University of New England to major in Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies. Her major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society, and has received several academic book awards, three (3) Literary Achievement Awards, and AP Scholar Awards. She is a contributing writer for The Wells Street Journal (school newspaper). Madison is a member of the WHS Concert Band and Winter Guard team. She has volunteered for the Wells Elementary School FLAGS program by tutoring students in foreign languages. Madison is also a member of the Girls Lacrosse and Field Hockey teams.

    Zoë Abigail Onion is the daughter of Fritz and Susan Onion of Wells. She will attend Harvard University this fall and will major in Molecular Biology. Her major activities and/or awards received while in Wells High School include being named a National Merit Scholar Finalist, a National AP Scholar, and a Phi Beta Kappa Scholar. She has been the drum major and of the WHS Marching Band and a member of the Concert Band, Jazz Band, and pianist for the Chorus; a member and secretary of the Student Council and Interact Clubs, co-editor of The Wells Street Journal (school newspaper); a coach, judge, and participant of the Odyssey of the Mind team; captain of the WHS Math Team, has worked summers as a Courtesy Boat Inspector for invasive plants.

    Casey Edward Pyburn is the son of Greg and Noelle Pyburn of Wells. He plans to attend York County Community College and major in Computer Technology. His major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the Warrior Marching Band, Jazz Band, and Chorus; and the WHS Rocket Team and Math Team. Casey has received the Student of the Trimester Award, Breakfast of Champions Awards, and numerous Academic Book Awards.

    Kelsey Valente is the daughter of Dawn Valente and Richard Valente of York. She plans to attend Bentley University and major in Corporate Finance and Accounting. Her major activities and/or awards received while at Wells High School include being a member of the WHS Chapter of the National Honor Society, a class officer her freshman year and a member of the Math Team –placing 5th in the State competition. Kelsey has earned many community service hours by volunteering at the Wells Junior High School.



    Scholarships and Awards

    Fred Bayley All-Around Achievement Award- David Ouellette
    Thomas Bengivengo, Jr. & Heather Chadbourne Bengivengo Memorial Scholarship- Drew Shelley
    Billy's Chowder House Scholarship- Laura Kirol
    Dennis Nadeau Boy Scout Memorial Scholarship- Edward Durfee & Brandon Morton
    Terry Stillman Bradish P.E. Memorial Engineering Scholarship- Jason Chase
    Millie C. Bucklin Memorial Scholarship- Brigitte Boston
    Marjorie F. Campbell Educational Trust Scholarship-Tabatha Goodale
    Campbell Football Conference Scholarship- Dante Fanning
    Charles I. Chadbourne Memorial Scholarship- Kory Rosell
    Courtney DeWitt Scholarship- Devon Burgess
    Jeffery William Dickerson Scholarship- Monica Link & Spencer Sibley
    Nancy Doty Tufts Memorial Scholarship -Emily Lewia
    Ruth Dunham Memorial Scholarship- Jason Chase & Bryanna Welch
    Matthew J. Flaherty & John J. Hanagan Scholarship- Fionnula Duggan & Colin Harrington
    Margaret L. Grant Memorial Scholarship- Kaitlin Devlin
    R. Lorraine Hall Memorial Scholarship- Alexis Howard
    HomeHealth Visiting Nurses of Southern Maine Scholarship- Devon Burgess
    Kennebunk Savings Bank Scholarship- Alexis Howard
    Dorothy I.Lamothe Music Scholarship- Kaitlin Devlin & Carrie Dore
    Ledgemere Transportation Inc. Scholarship- Bryanna Welch
    Maine Principal’s Association Principal’s Award- Madeline Andrews
    MELMAC Richard Tyler Principals Scholarship- Samuel LaPointe
    Eric Moats Memorial Scholarship- Alexander Chadbourne & Denzel Tomaszewski
    Moody Beach Association Community Scholarship- Madison Moore
    Edward A. Morse Vocational Scholarship- Brandon Morton
    Myles Henry Award- David Ouelette
    New England Dollars for Scholars A. Cressy Morrison Fund Scholarship- Alie Charpentier, Tasha Dixey, Fionnula Duggan, Colin Harrington, Gavin Snapp, Marc Surprenant
    Norm Wilkinson Ogunquit Rotary Club Scholarship- Madeline Andrews
    Ogunquit Chamber of Commerce Scholarship- Alexis Howard & Madison Moore
    David A. Page Memorial Scholarship- Emily Lewia
    Anne Filson Pike & Joanne Jacobsen St. Pierre Memorial Scholarship- Kaitlin Devlin
    Garrett Pillsbury Plumbing & Heating Scholarship- Marc Surprenant
    The Rememberance Scholarship In Memory of Christian Lumenello & Austin Dykes: Drew Shelley
    Reny Charitable Foundation Scholarship for Business Education- Dante Fanning, Alexis Howard & Cameron McMahon
    Robert B. Roche Memorial Scholarship- Kory Rosell
    Richard A. Ronco Memorial Scholarship- Brenna Trefethen
    Sanford Institution for Savings Scholarship- Alie Charpentier & Delaney Gray
    Stacey and Bruce Savoy Scholarship- Fionnula Duggan, Paul Michaud, Nadia Rashed, Kory Rosell & Drew Shelley
    Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute 2013 Mitchell Scholar- Emily Lewia
    Senior Art Purchase Award- TBA
    Sevigney-Lyons Insurance Scholarship- Dante Fanning, Samuel LaPointe, Sean Roche & Spencer Sibley
    Shaw's Distribution Center Scholarship- Dante Fanning
    Loretta D. Smith Memorial Scholarship- Dominic Barra
    SOS Maine Robert Foley Community Service Scholarship- Emily Lewia
    Springvale Knights of Columbus Scholarship- Heather LaPierre & Paul Michaud
    David F. Talevi Foundation “Happy Camper” Scholarship- Sean Roche
    Jeffrey S. Thompson Memorial Scholarship- Dylan Stevens
    Donato J. Tramuto Foundation Scholarship- Tasha Dixey & Samuel LaPointe
    Alice Gwendolyn Tufts Memorial Scholarship- Brigitte Boston
    USCW Local 791 Union Scholarship- Heather LaPierre
    Varano's Italian Restaurant Scholarship- Sean Roche
    Althine & Willis Watson Scholarship- Dominic Barra
    Samuel C. Wax Scholarship- Tasha Dixey & Colin Harrington
    Wells Branch Extension Scholarship- Bryanna Welch
    Wells Chamber of Commerce Scholarship- Kelsey Valente & Sean Roche
    Wells Elementary School Educator's Scholarship- Madeline Andrews
    Wells Elementary School PTSA Scholarship- Zöe Onion
    Wells Grange #453 Patrons of Husbandry Scholarship- Alie Charpentier
    Wells High School Alumni Association Scholarship- Jason Chase
    Wells High School Apply Often! Scholarship- Kelsey Valente
    Wells High School Athletic Boosters Scholarship- Dominic Barra & Sarah Rashed
    Wells High School Community Fund Drive Scholarship- Madeline Andrews, Kaitlin Devlin, Jillian Dinmore, Edward Durfee, Emily Fenstermaker, Delaney Gray, Laura Kirol, Heather LaPierre, Samuel LaPointe, Emily Lewia, Madison Moore, Brandon Morton, Zöe Onion, David Ouellette, Sean Roche, Marc Surprenant, Kelsey Valente, Bryanna Welch
    Wells High School Daughter’s of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award- Brenna Trefethen
    Wells High School Distinguished Student Award- Morgan Brewster & Chad Daly
    Wells High School National Honor Society Scholarship- Dominic Barra, Kaitlin Devlin, Jillian Dinmore, Emily Lewia, Zöe Onion, Sean Roche, Bryanna Welch
    Wells High School Student Council Scholarship- Brenna Trefethen
    Wells-Ogunquit Teachers Association Scholarship- Sarah Rashed
    Wells Rotary Club Scholarship- Devon Burgess, Howard Hall, Emily Lewia, Brenna Trefethen & Kelsey Valente
    Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award- Kaitlin Devlin & Sean Roche
    York County Community College Foundation Lillian Hall Memorial Scholarship- Carrie Dore
    York Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship- Madeline Andrews & Tasha Dixey
    York Hospital in Wells Scholarship- Jillian Dinmore

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