Westbrook High School



Top Seniors

Ayantu T. Regassa, daughter of Tiruneh Bonni and Yeshiwork Feyissa of Westbrook. Honors: Valedictorian; National Honor Society; Rensselaer Medal; Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership. Academic awards in English, Science and Social Studies. Activities: Soccer, Tennis, Envirothon, Math Team (Captain-11,12), Model UN (Secretary-10), Peer Tutor/Mentor, Maine Teen Talk Advisory Board, Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science. Future Plans: major in Biology and Chemistry (pre-med) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Tate K. Herbert, daughter of Darrell and Jane Herbert of Westbrook. Honors: Salutatorian; National Merit Scholar; National Honor Society (Treasurer-11, President-12); University of Rochester Bausch & Lomb Award; Phi Beta Kappa Award; SMAA All-Academic; All-State All-Academic. Academic awards in English, Spanish, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Activities: Field Hockey, Tennis, Key Club (Vice-President-12), Spanish Club. Future plans: major in English at Brandeis University.


Kathryn D. Violette, daughter of James and Diana Violette of Westbrook. Honors: Honor Essayist; National Honor Society (Vice-President-12); All-State Swimming; Dennis Connolly Swimming Award; Most Valuable Swimmer; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Conference-Swimming; SMAA All-Star-Swimming. Academic awards in Mathematics, Social Studies and Science. Activities: Envirothon, True Blue Club, Math Team, Recycling, Swimming. Future plans: major in Nutritional Sciences at the University of New Hampshire.


Mark Charest, son of Robert and Cynthia Charest of Westbrook. National Honor Society; All-State Chorus; District One Music Festival; Blazes Best Award-Cross Country; SMAA All-Academic. Academic Awards in English, French, Mathematics, Science, History, Chorus. Activities: Cross Country (Tri-Captain-12), Outdoor Track, Wrestling, Interact Club, Math Team, Phoenix Foundation. Future plans: major is undecided at Bates College.


Sydney L. Hebert, daughter of Joel and Deborah Hebert of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Smith College Book Award. Academic awards in French, Mathematics and Social Studies. Activities: Field Hockey (Captain-12), Envirothon, French Club (Vice-President-10, President-11,12), Key Club, Math Team, Recycling. Future plans: major is undecided at the University of Maine.


Ian N. Karby, son of Kenneth Karby and Nancy Caroll of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Harvard Book Award; Most Improved Player-Tennis. Academic award in English. Activities: Cross Country, Indoor Track, Soccer, Tennis (Captian-12), Interact Club, Key Club, Math Team, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Spanish Club (Vice-President-11, President-12, Big Brother/Big Sister, City Council Student Representative. Future plans: major in Psychology at Bates College.


Glenn E. Emery, son of Lewis and Stephanie Emery of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; D.A.R. Good Citizen Award; Williams College Book Award; Rhode Island School of Design Book Award; Tri-Athlete Award; Coach’s Award-Wrestling; Most Valuable Runner-Cross Country; Rookie of the Year-Cross Country; SMAA All-Conference-Wrestling; SMAA All-Academic. Academic award in Art. Activities: Cross Country (Tri-Captain-11,12), Lacrosse, Outdoor Track (Captain 11,12), Soccer, Wrestling (Captain-12), Badminton Club, Peer Leadership Group, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Spanish Club (Vice-President-12), Student Representative on the School Committee/Policy Committee, Big Brother/Big Sister, Boys Scouts, Special Olympics. Future plans: major is undecided at Providence College.


Taryn E. Ferrante, daughter of Julianne Trecartin of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Tri-Athlete Award; Most Improved Player-Field Hockey; SMAA All-Conference Honorable Mention-Field Hockey; SMAA All-Academic. Academic award in Spanish. Activities: Field Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Swimming, French Club, Key Club, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Spanish Club. Future plans: major is undecided at Nova Southeastern University.


Thomas J. Lemay, son of Peter and Kristen Lemay of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Vocational Director’s List; Tri-Athlete Award; Most Improved Player-Golf; Most Valuable Player-Hockey; SMAA All-Academic; Western Class B All-Conference-Hockey. Activities: Baseball, Golf, Ice Hockey (Co-Captain-11,12), Badminton Club, math Team, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Big Brother/Big Sister, Senior Acolyte. Future plans: major in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island.


Kara L. LaRochelle, daughter of Michael and Cynthia LaRochelle of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Maine State Jazz Festival-1st Place Multiple Jazz Band Division. Academic awards in Music and Science. Activities: French Club, Jazz Ensemble I & II, Marching Band (Section Leader-12), Model UN, Woodwind Quintet, Girl Scouts, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble. Future plans: major in Music Education at the University of New Hampshire.


Benjamin B. Morgan, son of Stephen and Debbie Morgan of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Eagle Scout; Maine State Jazz Festival-1st Place Multiple Jazz Band Division; SMAA All-Academic. Academic awards in Social Studies and Music. Activities: Soccer, Tennis, Chamber Ensemble, Chess Club, Jazz Ensemble I & II, Spanish Club, Boy Scouts, Brass Quintet, Trombone Quartet, Victory Swing Band, 3rd ME Volunteer Infantry Reenacting Unit Fife & Drum, Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War, United States Chess Federation, Church Youth Group, Soup Kitchen Volunteer, Youthworks Mission Trips. Future plans: major in Marine Transportation Operations at Maine Maritime Academy.


Vanessa Bradbury, daughter of Catherine Bradbury of Westbrook and Dennis Bradbury of Portland. Honors: National Honor Society; Tri-Athlete Award; Best Offense-Soccer; Blazes Best Award-Lacrosse; Coach’s Award-Basketball; Most Improved Player-Basketball; SMAA All-Rookie Team-Basketball & Lacrosse; SMAA All-Academic.. Academic awards in English, Social Studies, Science and Wellness.. Activities: Basketball (Co-Captain-12), Lacrosse, Soccer (Co-Captain-12), Envirothon, Key Club (Treasurer-12), Math Team, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Spanish Club (Treasurer-12). Future plans: major Biophysics at the University of Massachusetts-Boston.


Stephanie M. Brown, daughter of Jacob and Ann Brown of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (9,11,12); All-State Choir; District One Music Festival-Chorus. Academic awards in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Chorus and Wellness. Activities: Jazz Ensemble II, Marching Band, Peer Mentor, Sock’n Buskin Theater (President-12), Student Council, Girl Scouts (Solver and Gold Award), Woodwind Quintet. Future plans: major in Elementary Education/ESL at the University of Southern Maine.


Reid L. Coulombe, son of James and Barbara Coulombe of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society. Activities: Baseball, Soccer, Math Team, Spanish Club (Secretary-12), True Blue Club, ESL Tutor. Future plans: major in Biomedical Engineering and Spanish Language at the University of Rhode Island.



Zachary B. Tanguay, son of Albert and Brenda Tanguay of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (10,11,12); Tri-Athlete Award; SMAA All-Academic; Charles Miller Community Service Award. Academic award in Mathematics. Activities: Baseball, Basketball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Math Team, Peer Mentor, Recycling, Spanish Club.. Future plans: major Civil Engineering at the University of Maine.


DeShawn K. Perry, son of Tammy Zulick of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (10); Class Secretary (11,12); SMAA All-Academic. Activities: Cross Country, Indoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Future Business Leaders of America, Marching Band, Trail Blazers, Jazz Ensemble I, People to People Program. Future plans: major in Baking and Pastry Arts at Johnson & Wales University.


Maura A. Quigley, daughter of Stephen and Linda Quigley of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; University of Rochester Humanities Award; Class President (10); Class Vice-President (12); Coach’s Award-Golf, Spirit Award-Tennis; SMAA All-Academic. Academic awards in English, Science and Art. Activities: Golf, Tennis, Interact Club, Spanish Club (President-12), Student Council (President-12), True Blue Club, Big Brother/Big Sister, Summer Camp Counselor. Future plans: major in Business at the University of Rhode Island.


Brittany R. Davis, daughter of Rick and Barbara Davis of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic. Academic award in English. Activities: Cheerleading, Field Hockey, Key Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook (Sr. Section Editor). Future plans: major in Elementary Education at the University of Maine.


Nancy K. Leighton, daughter of Heather Smaha of Bowdoinham and Shane Leighton of Westbrook. Honors: Academic award in English. Activities: Spanish Club, Sock’n Buskin Theater. Future plans: major is undecided at the University of Miami.


Kyle R. McKay, son of Annette McKay of Westbrook and Kevin McKay of Milford. Honors: National Honor Society; Class President (11); Class Treasurer (9,10); Dirigo Boys State; Maine All-State Music Festival; Maine State Jazz Festival-1st Place Jazz Ensemble I ; Maine All-State Orchestra-Principal Clarinet; District One Music Festival-Principal Clarinet. Academic awards in Chorus and Music. Activities: Outdoor Track, Tennis, Student Council (Parlementarian-11), Chamber Ensemble, French Club, Jazz Ensemble I, Key Club, Marching Band (Section Leader-11, Drum Major-12), Peer Mentor, Spanish Club, Community Outreach Performances, Italian Heritage Center Community Band, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Portland Youth Woodwind Quintet, Portsmouth Symphony, Woodwind Quintet, Summer Music Programs.. Future plans: major in Music Education at Ithaca College.


Ackelia N. Vassell, daughter of Nerine Morris of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; All-State All-Academic; SMAA All-Academic. Academic award in Mathematics. Activities: Cheerleading, Tennis, Interact Club, Key Club, Natural Helpers, Recycling, RSVP, Spanish Club, Big Brother/Big Sister. Future plans: major in Communications/Advertisement at Clemson University.


Jarrick H. Russo, son of Carmine Russo and Denise Russo of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Star-2nd Team Soccer. Academic award in Chinese. Activities: Lacrosse, Soccer, Recycling, Peer Mentor. Future plans: major in Marine Science/Biology at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.


Sarah M. Bragdon, daughter of David and Terry Bragdon of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic; Most Improved Player-Lacrosse. Activities: Cheerleading; Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Interact Club, Spanish Club, Big Brother/Big Sister. Future plans: major in Kinesiology at Florida International University.


McKenzie J. Johnson, daughter of Jennifer Johnson of Westbrook and Eric Johnson of Portland. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic; Blazes Best Award-Competition Cheering. Activities: Cheerleading; Lacrosse, Soccer, Interact Club, Spanish Club, Peer Mentor, True Blue Club, Prom Committee, Fundraiser Producer, Big Brother/Big Sister. Future plans: major is undecided at Florida International University.


John C. Grondin, son of Christopher and Diana Grondin of Raymond. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Treasurer (11,12); Tri-Athlete Award; Coach’s Award-Cross Country, Football, Hockey; Most Improved Player-Hockey; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Conference-Indoor Track; SMAA Athletic Summit. Academic awards in English, Science, Wellness, French, Mathematics and Social Studies. Activities: Cross Country, Football (Co-Captain-12), Hockey (Co-Captain-12), Outdoor Track (Co-Captain-11,12), Student Council (Treasurer-12), Math Team, True Blue Club, Civil Air Patrol. Future plans: major in Aeronautical Engineering at the United States Air Force Academy.


Arika L. DiRenzo, daughter of Dino and Leeann DiRenzo of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic; Most Valuable Player-Cheerleading, Maine State Jazz Festival-1st Place jazz Ensemble I. Academic awards in French and Social Studies. Activities: Cheerleading; Jazz Ensemble I, Brass Ensemble, French Club. Future plans: major in Music at the University of Southern Maine.


Emily P. Olmstead, daughter of Howard and Beth Olmstead of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Honors Band, All-State-Jazz and Orchestra; Director’s Award-Marching Band; Most Improved Player-Marching Band; Maine State Jazz Festival-1st Place Multiple Jazz Band Division; Maine State Jazz Festival-Outstanding Musicianship; Berklee Jazz Festival-Judges Choice Award.. Academic award in Latin. Activities: Jazz Ensemble I & II, Marching Band, Jazz Combo, French Club, Bassoon Quartet, Girl Scouts, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Woodwind Quintet. Future plans: major in Bassoon Performance at the University of New Hampshire.


Andrew J. Watt, son of Deborah Josephson of Westbrook and Bryan Watt of Sanford. Academic award in Science. Academic awards in English, Science and Mathematics. Activities: Boy Scouts, Church Youth Group. Future plans: major in Biology/Pre-Vet at Saint Joseph’s College in Maine


Graduates


Corey M. Adriance
Kadie L. Alexander
Ahmed R.K. Alshawi
Benjamin J. Arsenault
Shaun B. Arsenault
Christopher A. Aube
Emily K. Ayers
Trevor J. Bates
Joshua M. Beeler
Adam E. Begos
Ciera M. Bellino
Katelyn M. Benson
Lauren A. Blais
Tyler A. Bodlovick
William E. Bombard Jr.
Brian S. Bonney
Michael T. Boothby
Christopher J. Bowden
Vanessa L. Bradbury
Sarah M. Bragdon
Stephanie M. Brown
Tiffany N. Carver
Mark J. Charest
Jennifer L. Charlton
Athen M. Chase
Kayla L. Chauvette
Trever J. Clouatre
Audrey A. Cobb
Zachery J. Collett
Kaitlin P.B. Connelly
Matthew J. Cottrell
Reid L. Coulombe
Kelsey L. Couture
Dylan A. Cowsert
Thomas J. Crawford
Brandon A. Crimmin
Brittany R. Davis
Craig M. DiBiase
Nathaniel A. DiBiase II
Arika L. DiRenzo
Kayla S. Doiron
Ryan P. Donohue
Kyle B. Doody
Peter A. Douglass
Lindsay A. Driscoll
Rebecca M. Duddy
Zachary P. Dugas
Andrew G. Emery
Glenn E. Emery
Trevor M. Emonds Jr.
Analiese Enright
Jermine G. Esquea
Priscilla K. Featherson
Anthony E. Fernald
Taryn E. Ferrante
Patricia L. Fijak
Troy R. Fogg
Chelsea M. Freeman
Robin S. Gallant
Zachary R. Gardiner
Jacob N. Gardiner
Stephanie L. Gay
Stephen E. Glidden
Cora L. Gonsalves
Alexander D. Good
Samantha D. Good
Brittney L. Gorman
Edwin F. Grant
Emiley L. Grant
John C. Grondin
Emily E. Grossman
Joshua J. Hand
Caitlin M. Haney
Kristen M. Harding
Shawn M. Harris
Helen M. Hayward
Scott M. Heath
Sydney L. Hebert
Tate K. Herbert
Mallory G. Hoffman
Melissa K. Holmes
Sarah C. Howard
Alison M. Hutchins
Keith A. Jackson
Dylan F. Jenkins
Tyler J. Jenkins
Ivan Jimenez Perozo
Daniel E. Johnson
McKenzie J. Johnson
Joshua A. Jordan
Ian N.C. Karby
Deanna J. Kelly
Kyle P. Kirkpatrick
Spencer J. LaCount
Michael J. LaCourse
Kristin E. Lancaster
Kara L. LaRochelle
Reece A. LeClair
Nancy K. Leighton
Thomas J. Lemay
Samantha R. Little
Savannah I Lopez
Kiarah S. Luter
Olivia L. Marsden
Cory B.A. Maybury
Jesse J. McCarthy
Kyle R. McKay
Tyler M. Michaud
Brad T. Moore
Brandi L. Moore
Benjamin B. Morgan
Nicholas E. Morin
Sean M. Murphy
Michael S. Myrbeck
Christopher M. Noyes
Nyazahabu F. Nyaganza
Emily P.P. Olmstead
Vladimir Opacek
Nicole M. Palmer
Zachary T. Parent
Thomas J. Patterson
Derrick J. Payne
Patrick J. Pelkey
DeShawn K. Perry
Timothy W. Petitpas
Danielle J. Pettingill
Melissa A. Pettis
Matthew R.P. Phillips
Vanessa E. Pooler
Antonio S. Pulsoni
Maura A. Quigley
Ayantu T. Regassa
Keegan C. Roma
Katrina L. Romano
Amanda M. Ross
Amanda L. Rubino
Jarrick H Russo
Shelby S. Sawtelle
Stephen D. Sawyer
Elizabeth J. Sheffield
Aleena M. Simoneau
Justin M. Sinclair
Leah M. Slivinsky
Tyler J. Smith
Quinn T. Soloway
Andrew J. Sousa
Rebekah A. Stearns
Nicolette P Sterner
Fadumo Sugule
Zachary B. Tanguay
Lance J. Taylor
Joshua P. Thompson
Guy W. Tinkham
Zachary M. Toderico
Abigail M. Tompkins
McKenzie R. Trefethen
Katelynne N. True
Sacha W. Turnbull
Ackelia N. Vassell
Alexandria E. Velez
Shelsey M. Velez
Emmanuel M. Vincent
Kathryn D. Violette
Brooke E. Visser
Alicia M. Waite
Andrew J. Watt
Abigail L. Webster
Matthew C. Weimer
Steven E. Wescott
Cameo M. Wheeler
Andrew B Wildes
Micah S. Wroten
Daniel R. Zemla