Westbrook High School held its graduation June 6 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. The following students rose to the top 10 of the class of 2015.

Gallant, CCASSADIE L. GALLANT, valedictorian
She is the daughter of Scott and Carol Gallant, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); Bausch & Lomb Award; Academic awards in English, honors earth science and social studies.
Activities: Envirothon-10,11,12; Spanish Club 9,10,11,12; volunteer at the soup kitchen (9,10,11,12).
Future plans: Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and major in elementary education.

Violette,GGREGORY S. VIOLETTE, salutatorian
He is the son of James and Diana Violette, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); Phi Beta Kappa Award; State Champion-100 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke; All State-Swimming in the 200 Free, 100 Back, 200 & 400 Free Relay; Dennis Connolly Swimming Award: Most Valuable Swimmer (9,10,11); SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All Conference-200 Medley Relay, 100 Backstroke, 400 Freestyle Relay; SMAA Student Athlete Summit.
Activities: swimming (9,10,11-Captain, 12), tennis (12), Math Team (11,12), Envirothon (11).
Future plans: Marist College

Thornton,EEMILY N. THORNTON, honor essayist
She is the daughter of Gregory and Kimberly Thornton, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); National Technical Honor Society (11,12); class secretary (9); class director (10); Williams College Book Award; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Conference Honorable Mention-Soccer. Academic awards in mathematics and science.
Activities: indoor track (9,10,11), soccer (9,10,11,12-tri-captain), softball (9,10,11), student council (9,10), Interact Club (9,10,11,12), RSVP (9,10,11).
Future plans: Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and major in nursing.

Peters, JJOHN M. PETERS
He is the son of Gregory and Gail Peters, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); Harvard Book Award; SMAA All-Academic; Most Improved-Golf. Academic Awards in English, history, mathematics and science.
Activities: golf (10,11,12-tri-captian).
Future plans: Southern New Hampshire University and major in business administration/finance.

Redmond,AALEXIS R. REDMOND
She is the daughter of Sarah Redmond, of Westbrook, and David Redmond, of Old Orchard Beach.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); Rotary Youth Leadership Award; Best Rebounder; SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Star-Basketball. Academic awards in English, French 4, and social studies.
Activities: basketball (9,10,11,12-tri-captain); lacrosse (9); track and field (12); peer mentor (12); French Club (10-Vice-President,11-President); Envirothon (11,12).
Future plans: University of Northern Colorado.

Jordan,CCOURTNEY A. JORDAN
She is the daughter of Scott and Shelley Jordan, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (10,11,12); Rensselaer Medal; SMAA All-Academic. Academic awards in music, science, mathematics, English and social studies.
Activities: basketball (9); tennis (9,10,11,12-captain); Math Team (11,12); Key Club (10,11,12-Treasurer); Marching Band (11,12); Jazz Ensemble 1 (11,12); Jazz Ensemble 2 (9,10).
Future plans: Saint Joseph’s College of Maine and major in Chemistry.

Taylor,K

KIANA C. TAYLOR
She is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Belinda Taylor and sister of Jennifer Ocean, of Westbrook.
Honors: Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Award; Perseverance Award. Academic Award in English.
Activities: Basketball (9); RSVP (9,10,11), YMCA volunteer (9); Part-time work (10,11,12).
Future plans: Wheaton College.

Martel,MMARISSA N. MARTEL
She is the daughter of Scott Martel and Carolyn Levesque, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11,12); Smith College Book Award; SMAA All-Conference Honorable Mention-Soccer; SMAA All-Star-Basketball; SMAA All-Academic; Coach’s Award-Basketball; Best Offence-Soccer. Academic awards in mathematics, science and social studies.
Activities: basketball (9,10,11,12-Tri-Captain); soccer (9,10,11,12-Tri-Captain); track and field (9,10,12-Captain); Peer Mentor (12); RSVP (10,11,12).
Future plans: University of Maine and major in nursing.

Prairie,EEVERETT S. PRAIRIE
He is the son of Keith and Jane Prairie, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (11); Maine All-State Music Festival (11); Honors Band (10). Academic Award in mathematics.
Activities: Marching Band (10,11,12); Sock’n Buskin Theater (9,10,11,12); Trail Blazers (9).
Future plans: University of Hartford and major in acoustical engineering and music.

Manoogian,IISAIAH C. MANOOGIAN
He is the son of Tammy Barrows and Gary Manoogian, of Westbrook.
Honors: National Honor Society (10,11,12-vice-president); class vice-president (10,11,12); D.A.R. Good Citizen Award; Most Improved-Soccer; SMAA All-Academic. Academic awards in mathematics, English, social studies and Spanish.
Activities: basketball (9,10,11,12); soccer (9,10,11,12); track and field (9,10,11,12); Spanish Club (12); Peer Mentor (11,12); RSVP (9,10); Student Council (10,11,12-vice-president); Wreaths Across America (11,12); Lifeguard (11,12).
Future plans: University of Connecticut and major in pharmacy.

Westbrook High School’s class of 2015

Gali Adaan, Tyler Adriance, Mohammed Al Kinani, Zaid Ali, Pierina Appleton, Brady Arsenault, Brittney Arsenault, Amber Axelsen, Heather Bailey, Brianna Barlow, Haleigh Barrett, Jennifer Beecher, Emma Berry, Jeffrey Bois, Connor Bollig, Derek Breunig, Alexis Brown, Parker Chabot, Samantha Clark, Grace Conant, Brandon Conley, Joseph Cooper, Amberly Delponte, Kerigan Demers, Sadie Dorn, Travis Doyon, Taylor Driscoll, Frank Dushime, Tyler Eastman, Liana Enright, Olivia Esty, Nargas Faizizada, Hannah Farr, Nicole Ferguson, Blake Fillmore, Angelina Fournier, Jacob Gagnon, Catherine Galipeau, Cassadie Gallant, Isabelle Gato, Isaiah-Jamal Gava, Marie Girineza, Isabelle Goodrich, Isabel Greenblatt, Kaitlyn Greenlaw, Hayley Grover, Hannah Harmon, Ashley Harriman, Lea Hopkins, Michael Howard, Jr., Cameron Hutchins, Kaitlynn Hutchins, Landry Ininahazwe, Matthew Irish, Changkuoth Jany, Abigail Jensen, Alexis Jensen, Maurice Johnson, Jacob Joiner, Courtney Jordan, Sage Kalicky, Brendan Kellogg, Doaa Khalil, Rebecca Knowlton, Taylor Landry, Cera Lane, Raymond Lane III, Gradi Lapika, Gabriella Latini, Thomas LeBlanc, Destiny Lemire, Chharavy Leng, Mariah LePage, Jordan Litchfield, Jiani Ma, Alaa Makki, Sophia Manning, Aleah Manoogian, Isaiah Manoogian, Marissa Martel, Faith McKinley, Megan Moody, Alicia Mooers, David Moore, Julie Mudasumbwa, Morgan Mulkern, Justin Neptune, Assa-Abel Niyongabo Michael Nutter, Chadd Pelletier, John Peters, Halee Phelps, James Phelps II, Bryanna Phillips, Savahna Plummer, Ryan Poitras, Dhearick Ponomarenko-Story, Everett Prairie, Alexis Redmond, Bayne Richardson, Shannon Rielly, Andrew Rogers, Teejay Salisbury, Jaylah Sawyer, Alina Semenov, Brooke Shaw, Tyler Shaw, Zoe Shields, Hannah Smith, Noah Snyder, Anita Sou, Mackenzie Souza, Elizabeth Stalling, Matthias Stamey, Andrelle Steele, Maxwell Storm, Kiana Taylor, Antallia Thomas, Nadira Thomas, Emily Thornton, Emily Torrey, Quoc Tran, Anthony Trask, Patrick Udomsay, Sage Van Eekhout, Gregory Violette, Cassidy Webster, Patrick Weimer, Luther Williams, Nicholas Zabenko and Saadeldin Zackaria.


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