Yarmouth High School held their graduation at 1 p.m. June 7 at the high school. The following students earned the ranking of Summa and Magna Cum Laude.

She is the daughter of Stephen and Jane Parker and sister to Ashanti Haywood. Emily served as captain of the volleyball and tennis teams, and participated on the softball and swim teams. She was an active volunteer leader with the Maine Youth Court, and received the Smith College Book Award for her leadership and academic achievements. Emily will be attending Bucknell University in the fall and will study economics.


He is the son of Robert Clinton and Elizabeth Anderson. Benjamin was a co-president of Yarmouth High School’s GSTA for two years. He was a member of the Playmakers for four years, heading the hair and makeup department during his junior and senior years. Benjamin won the Governor’s Young Writer of the Year Award in 2014 for his narrative essay, “That’s Okay.” Benjamin will be traveling to Australia for his fall semester and returning to Boston in the spring to attend Northeastern University where he plans to major in chemical engineering.


She is the daughter of Tom and Brenda Laverdiere. She received the Harvard Book Award and participated at the Maine Youth Leadership Seminar. Simone captained the cross country, indoor, and outdoor track teams and holds school records in the indoor 800m and mile. As a violinist, Simone has participated in the All-State Orchestra, Mozart Mentors Ensemble, pit for Playmakers, and Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra. She is a volunteer at MaineGeneral Medical Center and the Maine State Music Theatre. Simone will attend Bowdoin College in the fall.


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He is a lover of science, philosophy, tea, and the bizarre Wikipedia article. He has rowed competitively for three years, participating in the fall and spring seasons for two of those years. While serving as a Student Senate representative for three years and president in his fourth, Philip worked with the Leadership Institute of Harvard College. Scientific research, in genetics and neuroscience, has affirmed his desire to pursue a future career in research oncology. Philip will be attending Harvard College where he intends to primarily concentrate in molecular and cellular biology with a secondary concentration in philosophy.


She is the daughter of Trent and Julie Hutchinson. Her family resides in Pownal, but Kallie chose to attend Yarmouth in the seventh grade. She played varsity field hockey for four years and served as a captain for two years under coach Mandy Lewis. Kallie also played varsity softball for four years and served as captain. She was a representative on the student council for three years and was a member of the “Clipper Buddy” and Student Ambassador clubs. Kallie will be attending Colby College in the fall, where she plans to major in biology and play field hockey.


He is the son of Jen and Jay Waterman. Ben rowed for the Yarmouth Rowing Club and was captain his senior year. He was involved with Playmakers, Young Liberals, Young Conservatives, GSTA, Math Team, Jazz Band and Star Tutoring. He has been honored with the Phi Beta Kappa Award, Spanish II Award, and several Playmaker awards. He is an avid musician and gives lessons in guitar and bass. Ben will be attending the University of Maine at Orono’s Honors College in the fall where he plans to study everything from music to theoretical physics.


She is the daughter of Jane Gagne and Roger Beaulieu. During high school, she served as the vice president of Class Council for several years and volunteered with the Maine Youth Court. She was a member of the Student Ambassadors Club and Global Actions Coalition, and she ran cross country and track. She is the recipient of the Bausch + Lomb Medal, the Ruth B. Plummer Award, and multiple French awards. She is a National Merit Scholar Finalist and is graduating Summa Cum Laude. She looks forward to attending Middlebury College in the fall.


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He is the son of Frank and Sheri Oliva. Lacrosse was Joe’s primary sport for four years, where he played attack. During his high school years, Joe regularly attended retreats with the organization Valo, which fosters youth self-awareness within a small group setting. Also during this time, he formed a musical duo with his twin brother Henry, with Joe on vocals and guitar. The Oliva Brothers have performed at many events and fundraisers and hope to continue on that path at Colby College, where Joe is interested in studying environmental science.


She is the daughter of Peter and Lianne Mitchell, a member of the Clipper Friends mentoring program, the Student Ambassador Club and Senior Class Council. She played lacrosse and participated in indoor track for three years while working part time in Freeport. Maddie is an AP Scholar and the recipient of the Yale Book Award. With a classmate she received a grant to create the 2014 Yarmouth Alumni Association Film celebrating the Clam Festival. She plans to attend the University of California, Los Angeles next fall.


She is the daughter of Jim and Carole Fallon. Shannon is a four year varsity soccer goalie, three year varsity basketball player, and three year varsity lacrosse player. She served as captain for the soccer and lacrosse teams her senior year. Shannon has been a Clipper Buddy for the last three years and is one of the founding members of Mission Ambition, a mentoring camp for young Yarmouth girls. Shannon will be attending University of Notre Dame in the fall.


She is the daughter of John and Deidre Oliver. Eliza swam all four years of high school and served as captain her senior year for the high school and YMCA team and also participated in lacrosse. Eliza was the recipient of the Southern Maine Swim Officials Scholarship for academic and swimming achievements. Eliza had the same “clipper friend” for three years and was a devoted member of Youth Court. Eliza worked at the Casco Bay YMCA as a lifeguard and swim instructor. In the fall, Eliza will have a double major in Spanish and economics at St. Lawrence University.


She is the daughter of Kathryn Cope and David Coolidge, a coxswain and captain for the crew team, and a Playmaker and Thespian Society member. She was on class council during all four years. Through YCS and with two peers, she developed Mission Ambition: Girls for Healthy Minds and Bodies. She works at the Village Florist and Company. Meredith and a friend created a film celebrating Clam Festival through a YAA grant. She received the Saint Anselm College Book Award and the Maine Principals’ Award. Meredith will attend College of the Holy Cross to double major in anthropology and classics.


He is the son of Doug and Tammy Hoehle and brother to Nicole Hoehle. Connor received the Congressional Award Gold Medal in June 2014. He was a varsity lacrosse goalie for four years and was named captain his senior year. Connor was a Clipper Buddy and played soccer all four years of high school. He was on the WMC All Academic team senior year. Connor received the Saint Michael’s College Book Award junior year. He will be attending the United States Coast Guard Academy and plans to major in mechanical engineering before serving in the Coast Guard as an officer.


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He is the son of Thomas and Kathryn Cope. After moving from Bath, New Hampshire, Ben continued his work with music by participating in Yarmouth High School’s Chamber Choir as well as state-wide groups such as the Maine All State Chorus. Ben will be attending Hofstra University in New York this fall and looks forward to continuing his studies in Spanish.


She is the daughter of William and Kellie Keefe. Maggie rowed for the Yarmouth Crew Club both fall and spring seasons each year of her high school career and served as team captain her senior year. Her freshman year Maggie received the “Whatever it Takes Award” from the Crew coaches. Maggie was a member of the Student Council including serving as vice president her sophomore year. Maggie proudly served as the stage manager for Yarmouth Playmakers. Maggie will be attending Northeastern University in Boston this coming fall and plans to study civil engineering.


She is the daughter of Kris Rogers and Jim Gorman. Meaghan played field hockey for four years and ran and threw for the indoor and outdoor track teams. She served on the Class Council for two years as the clerk and vice president and was a member of the GSTA and BOLD. Meaghan will be attending Northeastern University in the fall as a nursing major.


He is the son of Sarah and Tom Flanagan, and the brother of Wells Flanagan. Garrett played soccer, basketball and lacrosse. He played defense in both soccer and lacrosse, and in 2014 joined his soccer teammates as Class B Maine State Champions and received the award of Academic All Star. Garrett will be attending Skidmore College in the fall, and is undecided on his major.


She is the daughter of Kelly and Dan Coyne. A D.A.R Good Citizen and a nominee for the Princeton Book Award, she was active in Student Senate for three years, serving as clerk in her senior year. Coyne participated in varsity lacrosse, captaining her senior year and was recognized as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American. Coyne attended Girls’ State of Maine, and was a student liaison for the Yarmouth School Committee. Mary is the recipient of Yarmouth High School’s most prestigious award, the Robert W. Boyd Award. In the fall, she will be attending Duke University.


He is the son of Steve Steinbock and Sue Mandell. Sam ran for the indoor and outdoor track teams and rowed for the crew team. He was also captain of the cross country team. He served as a Boy’s State Delegate representing Yarmouth High School, was on the District 2 and All-State Choirs, and has been involved in the Yarmouth Playmakers, playing various roles since his sophomore year. He was awarded the Dartmouth Book Award his Junior year. Sam will be attending University of Washington in Seattle, where he plans to study engineering.


She is the daughter of Tom Hattan and Emma Wilson. Isabelle has been working at Islandport Press Publishing Company for two years. She volunteered with numerous organizations including Preble Street, Safe Passage and Clipper Buddies. Isabelle will be attending DePaul University in the fall and is undecided about her major.


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She is the daughter of Janet Casey and Sam Mangino. She has been a delegate on the Student Senate for four years, serving as the vice-president for 2014-2015. Holding the position of co-president from 2013-2015, Samantha was an active member of GSTA. She performed with the Yarmouth Playmakers all four years of high school and held the position of co-president during her senior year. Samantha was the recipient of the faculty-selected 2015 Hector Hebert Award. She will be attending Emerson College in Boston where she plans to study journalism.


She is the daughter of Tim and Deb Myers. Sarah was a three-season athlete–playing soccer her first three years before switching to run cross country her senior year, and was a member of the Nordic ski team and lacrosse team all four years. Sarah will be attending Whitman College in the fall.


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She is the daughter of Kay Loftus-Ray and David Ray. Cyrilla participated in Playmakers Drama Club for all four years and was a varsity coxswain on the Yarmouth Crew Team. Recipient of the Cornell University Book Award, Cyrilla was a member of the Global Action Coalition, Outing Club, and Student Ambassadors. Cyrilla accumulated 165 hours of community service. She will attend Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington next fall.


Yarmouth High School’s class of 2015 and their future plans.

Nicholas Allen, Saint Anselm College
Eric Anthony, Southern Maine Community College
Kayla Barton, Endicott College
Sarah Bean, PG Year at Yarmouth High School
Gabrielle Beaulieu, Middlebury College
Ian Bennett, Saint Michael’s College
Elliott Billings, University of New Hampshire
Elsa Billings, Gap Semester, then University of Colorado at Boulder
David Boyer, Ringling College of Art and Design
Luke Bray, University of Hartford
Jordan Brown, Southern Maine Community College
Kate Brown, Fairfield University
Philip Chowdry, Harvard College
Madeline Christie, University of Norrth Carolina at Greensboro
Adam Clark, University of Southern Maine
Fiona Clarke, Dickinson College
Benjamin Clinton, Northeastern University
Meredith Coolidge, College of the Holy Cross
Benjamin Cope, Hofstra University
Mary Coyne, Duke University
Matthew Crowley, Mission Trip, then Brigham Young University
Madeline Damboise, Stonehill College
Kiley Davan, University of Maine at Orono
Marcel DeSmith, California Institute of the Arts
Shannon Fallon, University of Notre Dame
Brandon Felker, University of Maine at Orono
Graeme Ferguson, New York University
Garrett Flanagan, Skidmore College
William Garrett, Bucknell University
David Gerken, Green Mountain College
Samuel Gerken, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Grant Gilman, University of New Hampshire
Jordan Glassock, University of Maine at Farmington
Meaghan Gorman, Northeastern University
Ian Guiney, University of Central Florida
Olivia Guzman, Boston University
Tyler Hall, Endicott College
Isabelle Hattan, DePaul University
Christopher Higgins, pursue a career in law enforcement
Connor Hoehle, United States Coast Guard Academy
Brooke Hornney, Whitman College
Henry Hunt, University of Maine at Orono
Kallie Hutchinson, Colby College
Matthew Ingalls, University of Maine at Orono
Jacob Inger, University of Vermont
Sally Johnson, Montana State University
Elizabeth Keefe, Gap Year
Margaret Keefe, Northeastern University
Elana Merrill Khoury-Bolles, Lesley University
Quinn King, Syracuse University
Gaelon Kolczynski, Lesley University
Laura Kressbach, Simmons College
Adam LaBrie, Thomas College
Connor Lainey, Providence College
Jonathan LaMourie, Wheaton College
Simone Laverdiere, Bowdoin College
Francis Leith, University of Maine at Orono
Hannah Look, University of New England
Lauren Lucas, University of Maine at Orono
Alexander Lyon, Beloit College
Andrew MacDonald, Champlain College
Matthew Madrid, Lehigh University
Samantha Mangino, Emerson College
Natalya McDonnell, Gap Year
Rachel McGonigle, University of Southern Maine
Nolan McKeon, Enlist in United States Air Force
Zachary Messina, Virginia Commonwealth University
Madelain Mitchell, University of California, Los Angeles
Caleb Moore, University of Southern Maine
Samuel Morris, University of Maine at Orono
Daniel Morse, Keene State College
Sarah Myers, Whitman College
Paris Nalevansky, The Rebecca School, Manhattan
Andrew Nickerson, Clark University
Henry Oliva, Colby College
Joseph Oliva, Colby College
Eliza Oliver, St. Lawrence University
Michaela Olsen, Southern Maine Community College
Deja Overton, Enter the Work Force
Bridget Parker, PG Year at Yarmouth High School
Emily Parker, Bucknell University
Priya Patel, Southern Maine Community College
Timothy Pazar, California State Fullerton
Edward Pennoyer, Plymouth State University
Lucas Phipps, enlist in United States Coast Guard
Timothy Pietropaoli, Boston College
Daniel Pineau, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Jack Prato, PG Year at Yarmouth High School
Elias Puelle, Muhlenberg College
Cyrilla Ray, Whitman College
Will Reinsborough, Unity College
Philip Richards, Maine Maritime Academy
Michelle Robichaud, Endicott College
Samantha Rockwell, Unity College
McKenzie Rogers, College of Wooster
Samuel Rouda, Montana State University
Bridget Runser, Stonehill College
Jackson Ruprecht, Trinity College
John Saint-Amour, University of New England
Cote Sawyer, Eastern Maine Community College
John Sevee, Becker College
Darren Shi, Stonehill College
Lane Simsarian, Elon University
Natalie Smith, Undecided
Nicholas Snow, University of Rochester
Taylor Soule, Thomas College
Jacob Sperber, University of Maine at Orono
Samuel Steinbock, University of Washington
Caitlin Teare, Connecticut College
Emma Torres, Bowdoin College
Brian Travers, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Matthew Truesdale, Emerson College
Dylan Tureff, Boston College
Benjamin Vigue, Thomas College
Molly Walsh, Sarah Lawrence College
Benjamin Waterman, University of Maine at Orono
Madeline Whittemore, Columbia College Chicago
Alejandro Zarco, University of Maine at Farmington


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