Westbrook High School Class of 2007 Top 12

Eben W. Perkins, son of Donald and Nancy Perkins of Westbrook. Honors: Valedictorian; National Honor Society (President-12); Rensselaer Medal; Class Director (10,11,12); Class President (9); Harvard Book Award; National French Contest (9th in State); Envirothon Regional Finalist; Phi Beta Kappa Award; Voice of Democracy (1st for local level); “Soup Jordan” Soccer Award; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Star 1st Team in Soccer (12); SMAA All-Star Doubles 2nd Team in Tennis (9); All-State Soccer (12); SMAA All-Star Honorable Mention in Soccer (11); Most Valuable Tennis Player; Coach’s Award in Tennis and Soccer; Rookie of the Year in Tennis. Academic awards in French, Science, Mathematics, English, and Social Studies. Activities: Freshmen Peer Mentor, Trail Blazers Club, Bellringers, Student Council (Parliamentarian-11), Math Team, Envirothon, Tennis, and Soccer. Future Plans: major in Physics at Pomona College.

Katherine L. Cottrell, daughter of John and Susan Cottrell of Westbrook. Honors: Salutatorian; National Honor Society (Treasurer-12); Class President (11); Society of Women Engineers Award; University of Rochester Humanities Award; Smith College Book Award; School Board Student Member (11,12); Voice of Democrary-1st in Local & District Level; National Latin Exam Level I-Summa cum laude, Level II-Magna cum laude, Level III-Maxima cum laude; Best Defense in Soccer; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA Player/Sportswoman Award in Soccer. Academic Awards in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Latin, and Science. Activities: Student Council (Historian-11), Math Team, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Soccer (Captain-12), and Softball. Future plans: major is undecided at Hobart & William Smith.

Jacob P. LaViolet, son of Gary and Martha LaViolet of Westbrook. Honors: Honor Essayist; National Honor Society (Vice-President-12); Williams College Book Award; D.A.R. Good Citizen Award; National Latin Exam Level II-Magna cum laude; Most Improved Tennis Player; SMAA All-Academic. Academic Awards in Spanish, Latin, Math and Science. Activities: Envirothon, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Bellringers, Spanish Club (Co-President-12), Tennis, United Way “Day of Caring,” Church Youth Group, and Missionary to Yoro, Honduras. Future plans: major in Engineering at the University of Maine at Orono.

Meghan E. Quigley, daughter of Stephen and Linda Quigley of Westbrook. Honors: No. 4; National Honor Society (Secretary-12); National Latin Exam Level I-Maxima cum laude; State of ME Legislative Sentiment Recognition-Keep ME Warm Project; Rhode Island School of Design Book Award; SMAA All-Star Honorable Mention in Field Hockey; SMAA All-Academic; Coach’s Award in Field Hockey. Academic Awards in English, Spanish, and Art. Activities: Interact Club, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Spanish Club (Co-President-12), Tennis, Field Hockey (Captain-12), Westbrook Women’s Club Art Show, and One-Act Play Competition “The Tempest.” Future plans: major is undecided at Wheaton College.

Tasha R. Gaige, daughter of Michael and Beth Gaige of Westbrook. Honors: No. 5; National Honor Society; All-State Music Festival; Southern Maine Music Festival; Jazz Festival-State Champions (11)-2nd place (12); Fencing Award; Berklee Festival-2nd Place. Academic Awards in Science and Mathematics. Activities: Bellringers, Math Team, Model UN, Spanish Club, Jazz Band, Key Club, Fencing, Sound of America European Tour, Volunteer at the Italian Heritage Center Band. Future plans: major in Science at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland.

Jasmine White, daughter of Patricia White of Westbrook. Honors: No. 6; National Honor Society; National Latin Exam Level I-Cum Laude; SMAA All-Academic; Coach’s Award in Basketball. Activities: Spanish Club, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Soccer, Tennis, Interact Club, Basketball, Church Youth Group, Miss Teen USA Pageant, Volunteer for the Catholic Charities of Maine. Future plans: major in Chemistry at the University of Miami.

J. Travis Rand, son of Steven and Patricia Rand of Westbrook. Honors: No. 7; National Honor Society; Class Director (11); “Soup Jordan” Soccer Award; SMAA All-Academic; Best Offense in Basketball; Most Valuable Player in Soccer and Basketball; All-State in Soccer; New England Regional All-Star Soccer Team; SMAA All-Star 1st Team in Soccer and Basketball; Regional All-Star Soccer Team; Tri-Athlete Award; Rookie of theYear in Basketball. Activities: Soccer (Captain-12), Basketball (Captain-12); Baseball, Interact Club (Vice-President-11), Freshmen Peer Mentor, Student Council. Future plans: major is undecided at Bucknell University.

Brianna M. Thompson, daughter of Karen Thompson of Westbrook and Anthony Thompson of Raymond. Honors: No. 8; National Honor Society. Academic Award in Science. Activities: Spanish Club, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Positive Peers, Yearbook (Jr. Editor), Softball. Future plans: major in Finance/Banking at Bryant University.

Evan A. Chase, son of Timothy and Susan Chase of Westbrook. Honors: No. 9; National Honor Society; National Latin Exam Level I-Cum laude; Southern Maine Music Festival; Best Musician Award in Marching Band; All-State Concert Band. Academic Awards in Spanish and Music. Activities: Math Team, Marching Band, Sock’n Buskin Theater, Jazz Band, Model UN, Latin Club, Brass Choir, Library Aide. Future plans: major in Anthropology at the University of Maine in Orono.

Alyssa D. Whitlock, daughter of Michael and Gina Whitlock of Westbrook. Honors: No. 10; National Honor Society; USM Book Award; Coach’s Award in Cross Country; Most Valuable Cross Country Runner; SMAA All-Star 2nd Team in Cross Country; SMAA All-Academic. Activities: Interact Club, Cross Country (Captain 11,12), Freshmen Peer Mentor, Spanish Club, Outdoor Track. Future plans: major in Elementary Education at the University of Maine at Orono.

Zachary X. Jobin, son of Marc and Carolyn Jobin of Westbrook. Honors: No. 11; National Merit Finalist; National Latin Exam Level I-Magna cum laude; Presidential Scholars Program Candidate; State of ME Legislative Sentiment Recognition for Keep ME Warm Project; AAU Basketball State Champions; AAU Basketball National Tournament. Academic Award in French. Activities: Interact Club (Vice-President-11, President-12), Math Team, French Club, Basketball. Future plans: major is undecided at the University of Miami.

Michelle M. Casella, granddaughter of Peter and Susan Warzinski of Westbrook. Honors: No. 12; Coach’s Award in Tennis. Academic Awards in English and Social Studies. Activities: Freshmen Peer Mentor, Sock’n Buskin Theater, Model UN, Tennis, Piano Lessons. Future plans: major in English at Northeastern University.


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