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Graduation day: June 9, 2013
at Greely High School
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Top 10 seniors
Future Plans: University of Chicago. Major: Economics or Psychology or Neuroscience.
Organizations: Jazz Band, Concert Band, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club, Honduras Mission Team, Justice and Outreach Ministry.
Leadership Positions: Secretary of National Honor Society; Sunday School Teacher.
Sports Activities: Jazz and Contemporary Dance.
Awards: Phi Beta Kappa Award, Silver and Bronze Award (National Spanish Exam), National Merit Commended Scholar.
Other All-State Honors Jazz Band, International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate, Volunteered at Maine Medical Center.
Parents: Randy Braley and Laurie Logan.
Future Plans: Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT - Fall 2013. Major: Sports Medicine. To join the Sacred Heart Pioneers Women's Ice Hockey Team.
Major High School Activities: Science Research, International Baccalaureate Program, 4H Sheep club, Drama (both acting and set design).
Organizations and Volunteering: National Honor Society Member 2012 - 2013, Sail Maine Volunteer, Youth Lacrosse Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity Volunteer, Spanish Club, Youth Hockey Volunteer, Student Tutor, Elementary School Volunteer, Community Food Pantry Service..
Sports Activities: Varsity Ice Hockey - 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th; Portland Junior Pirates U-19 Hockey Team 2012/2013; Varsity Lacrosse 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th; and Maine Premier Lacrosse Team 2012.
Awards: Eastern Maine Class A - All Star Team 2013, Eastern Maine Class A - All Academic Team 2013, Greely Hockey's Most Valuable Player 2013, Maine State Champion 2012, 2013, Portland Press Herald All State Team 2012, U-19 Maine State Champion 2012, U-19 New England Regional Champion 2012, All East Ice Hockey 2nd Team 2012, and Eastern Maine Honorable Mention 2011.
Parents' Names: Polly and Brad Finlay.
Future Plans: Attending Taylor University in Indiana in the fall, studying Exercise Science.
Major High School Activities: Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track, Natural Helpers, Fusion Youth Group.
Organizations: National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, Natural Helpers, Girl Talk, Fusion Youth Group.
Leadership Positions: Captain of Varsity Indoor Track, Senior Leader in Fusion Youth Group at East Point Christian Church, Girl Talk Leader, Middle School Track coach.
Sports Activities: 4 years of Varsity Indoor Track, 3 years of Varsity Outdoor Track.
Awards: National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team Indoor Track 2013, 3 time member of State Champion 4x800 relay team.
Parents: Peter and Maura Fitch
Future Plans: Bates College ‚Äì Majoring in Pre-Med and Math.
Major High School Activities: Concert Band 9-11, Math Team 11-12.
Organizations: National Honor Society 11-12, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica 10-12
Leadership Positions: Creator of Craft Camp for girls, ages 4-10, Junior Coach for North Atlantic Figure Skating Club.
Sports Activities: Field Hockey 9-12, Lacrosse 9-12, USFSA/ISI Figure Skater 9-12,
Nor‚Äôeasters Synchronized Skating Team 11-12, Triton Swim Team (Manchester, VT) 9.
Awards: Salutatorian, Harvard Book Award, AP Scholar, Greely Honor Roll 10-12, Burr and Burton Academy Headmaster‚Äôs List 9, Outstanding Achievement in Math 9, Maine Field Hockey Association Academic All-State Team, Western Maine All-Academic Team (field hockey), Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA High School National Academic Squad (field hockey), US Figure Skating Bronze Level Achievement Award.
Other: Camp Sunshine Volunteer.
Parents: Lori and Mark Holmes
Monica Lynn Howland
Future Plans: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.
Organizations: National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Bigs & Littles, Community Service Club, Natural Helpers, GJCL.
Sports Activities: Cross Country, Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee.
Awards: Society of Women Engineers, Hobey Baker Award, 2013 All Academic Hockey Team, 2013 Maine Interscholastic Athletic Award.
Parents: Jerry and Denise Howland
Future Plans: Tufts University School of Engineering - Chemical Engineering.
Activities and Awards: Valedictorian, National Honor Society, French Honor Society, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Math Team, Chemistry Club, Rensselaer Medal Recipient, AP Scholar, National Merit Letter of Commendation, Varsity Soccer, Varsity Indoor Track Captain, Varsity Outdoor Track Captain, Western Maine All Academic Teams, Soccer and Track, Maine Lakes Environmental Association, Camp Sunshine Volunteer for 6 years, Voted Most Likely to Succeed by Classmates.
Parents: John and Linda Isaacson
Hannah Anecia Novak
Future Plans: Attending Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York in the fall. July 2013 she will go on the trip to Guatemala with Partners in Development to help with the building of homes in the Village of Concepcion.
Major High School Activities: Bigs and Littles, Spanish Club.
Organizations: Girl Talk Mentor, Yearbook 12, Spirit Week.
Sports Activities: Lacrosse ‚Äì Grades 9,10,11.
Awards: Spanish Club Honor Society, National Honor Society.
Parents: Dan and Susan Novak
Nina K. Oberg
Future Plans: Will attend Boston College in the fall
Major High School Activities: Drama Club 4 yrs. (acting and technical crew); Band - 4 yrs. (French Horn); Art Club 2 yrs.
Organizations: National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Leadership Positions: Founder and leader of the 1st chapter in Maine of Girl Talk‚ a peer-to-peer mentoring program between high school girls and middle school girls. First Chair - band as well as First Chair in the District II band festival. Captain of the Indoor and Outdoor Varsity Track Team.
Sports: 4 years varsity - Indoor and Outdoor Track. Pole Vault State Qualifier and placed at the 2013 Indoor State Track Meet.
Awards: Colby Book Award (2012); Maine Principals‚Äô Association Award (2013).
Parents: Kerry and Gwenne Oberg
Future Plans: Amherst College, biochemistry and Spanish.
Major High School Activities: math team, jazz band, classical piano, volleyball, student government.
Organizations: National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Maine Youth Leadership, GHS student government.
Leadership Positions: President of Spanish National Honor Society, counselor at Maine Youth Leadership, counselor at YMCA Camp Huckins, math team senior captain, Maine Juniors Volleyball co-captain.
Sports Activities: Greely varsity volleyball- State Champions 2011 & 2012, Maine Juniors Volleyball, Maine Volleyball Senior All-Star Showcase.
Awards: 2012 Yale Book Award, National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Maine Volleyball Senior All-Academic team.
Other: International Baccalaureate diploma candidate, math and chemistry tutor.
Parents: Peter and Liz Ventre
Future Plans: University of Pennsylvania; majoring in Economics or International Relations.
Major High School Activities: IModel United Nations, Math Team.
Organizations: Camp Sunshine Volunteer, Youth Soccer Clinic Volunteer, Volunteer on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana.
Leadership Positions: Dirigo Boys State Representative, Class Representative on the Parent/Student/Teacher Advisory Counsel, Senior Advisor for Incoming Freshmen; Alpine Ski Team Captain.
Sports: Soccer, Alpine Ski Team, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Awards: : National Honor Society (11, 12), Williams College Book Award, Alpine Ski Team Coach Award (12), Alpine Ski Team Most Improved Player Award (11).
Other: International Baccalaureate Degree Candidate, Math Tutor, and Soccer Referee.
Parents: Andy and Mary Wright
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