Marshwood High School held their graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. on June 5 at the school in South Berwick. Here are the top ten and honor graduates for the class of 2015.

1 - Andrew Blunt (1)ANDREW BLUNT, valedictorian
He is the son of Christopher and Debora Blunt and lives in South Berwick. Andrew served as vice president of the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Honor Society. He was a varsity member of Marshwood’s alpine skiing, cross country and tennis teams. He was a member of the Hawks Outdoor Leadership Development, as well as a captain of the math team. He won numerous Aimee Schramm Book awards and departmental math awards. He was active in the music program, leading as the drum major for the high school marching band, performing in the concert and jazz bands playing the trumpet and French horn, and taking part in honors festivals. In his free time, Andrew enjoys mountain biking, hiking, skiing, surfing, and playing the guitar. In the fall, Andrew will attend Bowdoin College.

2 - Jackson Roberts (1)JACKSON ROBERTS, salutatorian
He is the son of Randy and Joanne Roberts and lives in Eliot. He was a member of both the Spanish National Honor Society and the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society. He was a four-letter member of the varsity golf team, and during his junior and senior seasons Jackson served as the team captain. He has also been a member of the Marshwood Math A-team since sophomore year. Over the course of his high school career Jackson received departmental awards for physics, chemistry, English and Spanish. In his free time Jackson enjoys golfing, traveling, reading, exercising, and staying politically informed. He will attend West Virginia University in the petroleum and natural gas engineering program.

3 - William RamsayWILLIAM RAMSAY
He is the son of David Ramsay and Marianne Evans-Ramsay, of South Berwick. William is a member of the National Honor Society and the secretary of the Spanish National Honor Society. He has participated as a member of the Marshwood ski team since his freshman year and was the captain his senior year. Beginning his junior year, he played on the tennis team. Other activities include Marshwood’s One Act plays, baseball, student government and science club. Through his high school career, William has received multiple Aimee Schramm book awards and departmental awards in physics. During his free time, William loves alpine skiing, mountain biking, playing tennis and generally being outside. He also likes to build things, casually participate in theater, and listen to good music. At this point in time, William doesn’t know where he will be attending college, but he will be engaged in the liberal arts.

4 - Gianna RiccardiGIANNA RICCARDI
She is the daughter of John and Jennifer Riccardi and lives in Eliot. She played varsity soccer, basketball, and softball throughout her high school career. Gianna received the English Award her freshman year, has been a member of the Latin National Honors Society since her freshman year, and has been president of the Latin Club since her junior year. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, cooking, watching movies, and volunteering for the Service Dog Project. This fall, Gianna will attend Vanderbilt University to study biomedical engineering.

5 - Grace PouliotGRACE POULIOT
She is the daughter of Beth Werker and Gary Pouliot and lives in South Berwick. Grace served as secretary of the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society. She was also president for the student government executive board and the Interact Club. She was a member of the varsity ski team and has run track and field. She won the ski team Coach’s Award, the Sophomore Citizenship award, and the Rotary Youth Leadership Award. She received the Norman B. Sherwood Scholarship and the South Berwick Rotary scholarship. In her free time, Grace volunteers at the South Berwick Food Pantry, the Marshwood Great Works School, and the Crossroads House Program. She works as a lifeguard for the City of Dover and waitresses at the Weathervane Seafoods in Kittery. This year,  she was part of the “We the People” State Championship Team and the 2015 Rotary Youth Services Conference. In the fall Grace will attend the University of Maine Honors College on a Presidential Scholarship and will major in elementary education.

6 - Anne SpeziaANNE SPEZIA
She is the daughter of Mark and Kathleen Spezia, of Eliot. Anne is a member of the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society and the Latin National Honor Society. She served as a member-at-large of the Student Government, Latin Club, and Recycling Club since her freshman year. She was president of the Recycling Club, vice president of the Latin Club, and a writing tutor in the student writing center. An avid dancer, Anne has taken lessons in tap, jazz, ballet, and pointe for 15  years. She has also been an altar server for Corpus Christi Parish for the last seven years. Anne was awarded High Honors for academic achievement on multiple occasions, and received the Art Department Photography Award during her sophomore year. In her free time, Anne enjoys scuba diving with her father and brother, kayaking, walking her dog and reading. In the fall, she will attend the University of Maine as a member of the Honors College and a student in the business school.

LINDEN GRACE COLBY
She is the daughter of Andrew Colby and Deirdre Donchian and lives in South Berwick and Kittery. She participated on the girl’s cross country team and in the spring musicals, as well as dancing at Brixham Danceworks throughout her high school career. This year, Linden was awarded three Gold Key awards and one Silver Key award for her artwork in the Maine Region Scholastic Art and Writing Contest. She was a high honors student for three years and received a captain’s title in her senior cross country season. When she is not completely immersed in various art projects, Linden spends her free time running, getting lost in foreign countries, and spending time with her friends and family. She is excited to start her third summer working at Charles River Creative Art Program and she will be attending Savannah College of Art and Design in the fall to study fashion design and marketing.

8 - Nicholas BarrettNICHOLAS BARRETT
He is the son of Anne and Steve Barrett, of South Berwick. He played hockey and lacrosse throughout his high school career. He also played hockey every year for the Hawks as well. He earned multiple scholar athlete awards for each team, as well as an MVP Award for the hockey team. Besides athletics, Nick loves spending time with his family. In his free time, he enjoys biking, playing cards, going to the gym, being outside, and hanging out with friends. Nick will attend the University of Miami for the Aerospace Engineering program.

9 - Cassandra GagnonCASSANDRA GAGNON
She is the daughter of Albert and Penny Gagnon, of South Berwick. She is a member of the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society. She did costume design for the One Act and Spring Plays since her sophomore year, earning an Excellence in Costume Design Award at the regional theater festival last year. She was also a tutor in the writing center and won the sophomore English Award. She enjoys art, particularly mixed media, writing, with a preference for poetry, and studying politics. In the fall, she will attend the Fashion Institute of Technology with a major in advertising and marketing communications and is considering a minor in fashion studies. She hopes to concentrate in journalism both in the field of fashion and on a larger socio-political scale.

10 - Jacob ScreminJACOB SCREMIN
He is the son of Claudio and Jennifer Scremin, of Eliot. Jacob is a four-year participant on the lacrosse team and a two-year participant on the varsity hockey team, earning multiple scholar-athlete awards. In his sophomore year, as a member of the Science Club, he represented Marshwood at the Windstorm Challenge at the University of Maine in Orono. In his senior year he was a member of the Marine Biology Club that competed in the Nor’Easter Marine Science Quiz Bowl, a regional division of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Jacob has worked at a local beachside inn for the past three years. He will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the engineering program.

Additional Honor Graduates maintaining a four-year average of 92% or better include:
Zoe Brown, Lauren Brown, Madeline Budroe, Erin Campbell, Lydia Carlson, Kyle Claus, Roger Connolly, Nicholas Dalecki, Mia Donatello, Margaret Dowd, Abigail Doyle, Madeleine Doyle, Ryan Fife, Hailey Gagne, Elliott Greene, Olivia Harper, Liam Hawthorne, Caroline Jacobs, Neylon Kaeppel, Emily Kahler, Lane Klossner, Grace Leavitt, Amy Lietz, Jennifer Marcus, Lydia McIntire, Megan McLean, Annie Moloney, Eli Nixon, Kylie Normand, Sarah Oakley, Michelle Olsen, Kayla Perry, Olivia Rowell, Griffin Simmons, Logan Smith, Heather Snook, Lydia St. Pierre, Taylor Sturdevant, Sophia Syrene, Kaitlin Tarr, Alec Taylor, Tanya Thomas, Aiden Trager, Abigail Waters, Samantha Waters, Piper Wilber, Liam Williams and Sarah Wood.

Marshwood High School’s class of 2015:

Aleisha Marie Audette, Jessica Anna Bachry, Cameron James Baker, Nicholas Barrett, Drew Bartlett, Samantha J. Bartlett, Lucas Tanner Blanchette, Alexander Bloom, Andrew Christopher Blunt, Korinne Davis Bohunsky, Lauren Louise Brown, Molly Kaitlin Brown, Zoe Katherine Brown, Daniel Lincoln Brownell, Madeline Lorraine Budroe, Jake Cagnina, Erin Reed Campbell, Georgia Kendall Caramagno, Lydia Carlson, Abigail Carson, Hanssen S. Casey, Joelle Marie Casey, Zachary James Clark, Kyle J. Claus, Morgan Mariah Colbath, Linden Grace Donchian Colby, Finn Catherine Collins, Roger Patrick Connolly, Nicholas Hays Dalecki, Abigail Rebekah Dolph, Mia Isabelle Donatello, Margaret Grace Dowd, Abigail Ruth Doyle, Madeleine R. Doyle, Kiley Cecile Dulac, Gabrielle Einstein, Sarah Anne Engel, Patrick John Fallon, Ryan Fife, Tyler A. Fife, Tyler John Forrester, Thomas G. Fuller, Samantha Noel Furbish, Hailey Elisa Gagne, Dylan A. Gagner, Cassandra Alice Gagnon, Julian Gale, Brett Ezekiel Gerry, Jenna Rachel Gilbert, Ryan Frederick, Gilliam, Brenden Scott Goodwin, Danielle Amber Goodwin, Nathan Ryan Gosselin, Elliott R. Greene, Megan Katherine Greener, Ronald Grenier, Thomas Seth Hanson, Kayla Harbuck, Olivia Harper, Liam Hawthorne, Samuel J. Hebert, Annetta Guerra Hepburn Jeffrey Hichens, Zachary A. Hodges, Griffin Hooper, Jackson Howarth Jeffrey Tyler Howe, Cody M. Hughes, Courtney Lynn Hussey, Tori Lin Hussey, Jeremy Richard Hutchinson, Sydney Jackman, Caroline Jacobs, Brett William Janes, Neylon Elizabeth Kaeppel, Emily Ann Kahler, Jessica Abby Kimball, James F. King, Jarrod A. King, Olivia Anne King, Nicholas M. Kinkade, Lane Klossner, Brinton D. Kriz, Angela Leigh Lavigne, Kyle W. Lavoie, Grace Emily Leavitt, Jacob C. Leavitt, Jacob M. Lebel, Jayna Adele Ledger, Agustin Ethen Lewis, Hayley Lewis, Amy Lietz, Sabrina Lizotte, Daniel Robert Longtin, Brian Francis MacDonald, Tanner B. MacDonnell, Cassie Marie MacPherson, Jennifer May Marcus, Jillian Margaret Marcus, Alicia Marr, Gisela Mata, Michaela Matthews, Madisyn A. McCormack, Noah McDaniel, Nicole Erin McGee, Ashley M. McGourty, Coleman Walter McIntire, Lydia Ducayet McIntire, Megan Ann McLean, Molly McManus, Randy Metreaud, Marquestino A. Miranda Annie Noelle Moloney, Sean Montgomery, Killian Murphy, Alex Ucheze Nduaguibe, Nathan A. Nebbia, Hunter Ryan Newsome, Eli J. Nixon, Kylie Ryanna Normand, Conor Michael Nuhic, Dayna O’Brien, Sarah Kate Oakley, Michelle Laurianne Olsen, Hilsa Eveline Parinding, Dominique Nicole Parker, Kyle Jeffrey Parmley, Kayla May Perry, Jeremy R. Perschy, Hanna Grace Philbrick, Joshua Thomas Piper, Lindsey Poirier, Grace Werker Pouliot, Veronica Lillian Pruett, Zachary S. Quintal, William Ramsay, Thomas F. Rasmussen, Chancellor Renner, Gianna Nicole Riccardi, Mark Richardson, Maxwell Estes Richardson, Jackson R. Roberts, Amanda Rose Rovnak, Olivia Glenn Rowell, Justin R. Roy, Kimberly Sanborn, Abigail Lynn Sargent, Abigail Satrape, Taylar Rose Schoff, Jacob Scremin, Alexander Plank Serrano, Elijah Shields, Griffin Simmons, Andrew O. Smith, Cassidy Smith, Grace Merritt Smith, Isaac Avery Smith, Logan Smith, Heather Lynne Snook Anne Marie Spezia, Kolton St. Pierre, Lydia Grace St. Pierre, Courtney A. Stackpole, Luke Tyler Stankovich, Troy E. Stevens, Montana Sky Stewart, Taylor Dean Sturdevant, Cheyenne Charlotte Sullivan, Ryley Lynn Cole Sullivan, Mitchell J. Sylvester, Sophia Elaina Syrene, Kaitlin Tarr, Alec Phillip Taylor, Tanya Jo Thomas, Emily Tobey, Ian Tobey, Alexandria Marie Toland, Callum Toole, Aidan Dakota Trager, Andrew Trenholm, Colleen Rae Tuano, Abigail M. Waters, Samantha Mae Waters, Emily Grace Weaver, Andrew Wengert, Haley M. Whitaker, Piper Kye Wilber, Jacob William Wilkinson, Avery E. Willett, Liam Adams Williams, Sarah Elizabeth Wood and Jessamine Young.

 

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