PORTLAND — The following three Mid-coast students were among those who graduated from Cheverus High School in the top 10 percent of their class:

Elizabeth Gwilym is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Gwilym of Freeport. She is a member of the National Honor Society and graduated summa cum laude. She was recognized at graduation with an Academic Excellence Medal in French. Gwilym was chosen by her classmates and the faculty to be the baccalaureate speaker. She earned a Bronze Award for AP environmental science, received the President’s Educational Award, and was the recipient of the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Scholar/Athlete Award. She was a member of Key Club, math team, and the cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams. She received the Boston College Book Award. Gwilym will attend Colgate College this fall.

Anna Herling is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Herling of Bowdoin. She is a member of the National Honor Society and graduated summa cum laude. She was a member of the Key Club, serving as this year’s secretary. Herling received the Gold Award for Academic Excellence in English IV honors, physics, and academic computing essentials and is a recipient of the President’s Educational Award. She was a member of swim team, math team, student council, civil rights team, and Outdoor Club. She was the recipient of the College of the Atlantic Book Award and was a Rensselaer Medalist recipient. Herling will attend Colby College in the fall.

Lukas Temple is the son of Mr. James Temple and Ms. Michelle Belyea of Topsham. He is a member of the National Honor Society and graduated summa cum laude. He received a Silver Award in American Roots and Theology and the President’s Educational Award. He was chosen by his classmates and the faculty as this year’s Outstanding Senior and All Around Student to speak at graduation. He was a member of math team, home team, and captain of the swim team. Temple was a valuable member of the cross-country and outdoor track teams. He was the recipient of the Southwestern Maine Swim Officials Scholarship, the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Scholar/Athlete Award, and the U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award. He received the St. Michael’s College Book Award. Temple will attend the United States Naval Academy in the fall.



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