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Wiscasset High School
272 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset | whs.wiscasset.k12.me.us


Graduation day: June 7, 2012
Graduation information provided by the high school


    Top 10 Seniors

    James Vincent Andretta: James will major in engineering at the University of Maine in the fall. He is the son of Gail Andretta of Wiscasset and John Andretta, Sr. of Bath. James is the recipient of the Principal's Award for the Class of 2012. He is a member of National Honor Society and has received academic awards in math, science and foreign languages. He is a three-season athlete (soccer, basketball, baseball) and is a school leader acting as a vice-president of his class, a member of student council, and a middle school mentor. James received a scholarship to participate in a wilderness trip through the Chewonki Foundation the summer after his sophomore year.

    Kayla Elizabeth Connors: The daughter of Scott and Wendy Connors of Wiscasset, Kayla will study business administration at Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kayla has been a faithful and enthusiastic volunteer for Special Olympics every spring at WHS. She was a Top Ten Sophomore and has received numerous academic awards as well as honor roll each quarter. She has been a middle school mentor and a member of the yearbook staff. She is a four-year member of the basketball team and has been a member of the track team. Kayla attends Bath Regional Career and Technical Center in the Culinary Arts Program.

    Emma J. Corwin: Emma is the daughter of Murielle Corwin and Matthew Corwin of Wiscasset. She will attend Wheaton College in Massachusetts where she will major in international business and minor in music performance (piano). Emma is a student leader at WHS. She has been secretary and president of her class and is currently President of Student Council. Emma attended Girls State and received the Senate Award for her contributions. She was selected to attend the Maine Youth Leadership program her sophomore year and has returned each year as a counselor. Emma is an outstanding classical pianist. She is a member of the Bath YMCA gymnastics team and has played on the WHS tennis team. She is a member of the Outing Club and National Honor Society.

    Carolyn Jane Footer: The daughter of Donna Footer of Wiscasset and Richard Footer of Bath, Carolyn will attend Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida in the fall. Carolyn was the recipient of the Mt. Holyoke Book Award her junior year and a Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership participant in 2010. Her many high school activities have included serving as captain of the basketball, soccer, and softball teams. She is currently Vice-president of the Student Council as well as a member of the Drama Club, National Honor Society, and Outing Club. Carolyn plays the trumpet in the WHS band and is a member of the chorus. Carolyn attended the Chewonki Semester School in 2010.

    Abigail Ruth Foster: Abigail is the daughter of Gregory and Carolyn Foster of Wiscasset. She will attend Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts where she will study music. She is the DAR representative for the Class of 2012, attended Dirigo Girls State, and received the Smith College Book Award, the Wells College Good Citizens Award, and the Phi Beta Kapa Academic Achievement Award. Abby is a very active member of the WHS chorus and band. She plays both the clarinet and bari sax in band and jazz band and has been selected for both District Honors Band and Chorus. Captain of the swim team, Abigail has also participated on the basketball, soccer, and tennis teams. She is Treasurer of Student Council, a member of National Honor Society, and the Outing Club.

    Devin Paul Grover: Devin, the son of Chet and Michelle Grover of Wiscasset, will attend Thomas College in the fall where he will major in Sports Management. Devin is a familiar face on the court and fields of WHS. He is a four-year member of the baseball, basketball and soccer teams serving as captain of each team his senior year. He has been selected as an Academic All-Star of the Mountain Valley Conference and has received numerous team awards. A Top Ten Sophomore, Devin has attended Bath Regional Career and Technical Center for two years earning a First Place in the local Skills USA Competition and a third place at the state competition. He has been an active volunteer with youth programs at the Wiscasset Community Center and as a member of the Student Council. Devin has also served as Vice President of his class.

    Nicole Elisabeth Jewett: Nicole will attend the University of Maine in Augusta to pursue a career as a dental hygienist. She is the daughter of Regina and Mike Jewett of Whitefield. Respected by teachers as a leader, Nicole is known in the school community for her enthusiasm and good humor. She has served as the treasurer of her class, was a member of the Prom Committee, and the Student of the Quarter her junior year. An avid reader, she was the recipient of the Devoted Reader Award. Nicole is the President of the Civil Rights Team and actively involved in the yearly "Diversity Day" event for students and staff.

    Jordan Paul Jones: Jordan will attend Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey. He is the son of Pamela and Steven Jones of Wiscasset. An avid golfer, Jordan has earned many distinctions in his sport including 1st Team All State, 1st Team All Conference, and Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year. He has also been a member of the basketball team for four years. Jordan has been a member of the Student Council and has received numerous academic awards as well as an Excellence in Art Award.

    Steven Michael Smith: Steven is the son of Michael and Beth Smith of Wiscasset. A Top Ten Sophomore, Steven has received Certificates of Academic Achievement each year for earning honor roll. Steven has attended the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center for two years in the Carpentry Program. At WHS he has been a middle school mentor, a member of the Prom Committee, and a regular helper with the basketball concessions. He was selected as Student of the Quarter his senior year. Steven plans to work for his family business.

    Michaela Lynne Thibeault: Michaela is the daughter of Vincent and Sally Thibeault of Wiscasset. She will attend the University of Southern Maine as a biology major. Michaela was a Top Ten Sophomore and has received academic recognition in Algebra, English and American History. She also received an Excellence in Art Award. She has been a member of the basketball team and a four-year member of the varsity track team. Michaela has volunteered at Miles Hospital and the Stevens Home.

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2012 graduates

James Vincent Andretta
Brandon Jay Bailey
Caleb Norman Bryant
Jacob Dean Cavazos
Kayla Elizabeth Connors
Emma June Corwin
Richard Southard Cost
Alexander Charles Cromwell
Calvin D. Evasius
Devin Arlene Fisk
Carolyn Jane Footer
Abigail Ruth Foster
Alex John David GaNun
Devin James Paul Grover
James Matthew Grover, Jr.
Kelsey Marie Hammond
Cory Paul Hodgdon
Dylan Michael Holbrook
Nicole Elisabeth Jewett
Jordon Paul Jones
Zachary Bryant MacDonald
Sydney Jaclyn Morin
Cassandra Emily Panarese
Benjamin Riley Smith
Steven Michael Smith
Benjamin Michael Sutter
Morgan R. Suydam
Michaela Lynne Thibeault
Thomas Anthony True
Kevin Robert Vandal
Jason Lee Weatherbee
Barbara Ruth Welborn


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