Gray-New Gloucester High School held its graduation at 4 p.m. June 13 at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. The following students rose to the top 10 percent for the class of 2015.

GNG top 10 percent Front row, left to right: Giovanna Beaulieu, Ashley Moreau, salutatorian; Zoe Adams, Sara Carder and Emily Hotham.
Back row, left to right: Teresa Wurgler, Nathan Hennemann, Joshua Moran, Carson Hodsdon, Jesse Ricardi, Caroline Verrill and Kelcie Brown, valedictorian.


I’ve been involved in activities such as the National Honor Society as the public relations officer, and the Community Service Club as a project leader. I played softball for three years, and soccer and basketball for four years. I was named captain of both the soccer and basketball teams my senior year. I will attend the University of New England next year for athletic training.

I have been involved in many activities including the Green Tree Society, yearbook and volunteering. I participated in soccer for two years, then began working at B&R Dairy Bar and Rite Aid. Next year, I will attend St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, for a major in forensic science.

I have been involved in the drama club and band for four years. I have also been involved in the National Honor Society, chorus, chamber choir, and helped start a student-run chamber wind ensemble. I have participated in District II, All-State, All-New England, Tri-Band and One Act festivals. At the end of my junior year, I attended Girls State. In the fall, I will attend the University of Maine at Farmington, majoring in English with a concentration on linguistics and a possible minor in global studies, in order to work toward my goal of teaching English as a foreign language.

I have been a member of the Community Service Club, vice president of the National Honor Society, and a senior captain on the field hockey, basketball and softball teams. Next year, I will attend Husson University pursuing a doctorate degree in physical therapy.

During my senior year, I served as president of the National Honor Society, vice president of the Community Service Club, a starting offensive lineman for football, and the master of ceremonies at the annual talent show for three consecutive years. I also learned that the best time to wear a striped sweater is all the time. Next year, I will take my talents to Boston and attend Emerson College majoring in video production.

I participated in a sports including football, baseball, indoor track and outdoor track. My favorite classes are math and history. I enjoy hunting, fishing, shooting, camping and playing sports. I enlisted in the Army and hope my future service can be long and full of adventure.

I’ve been involved in many activities including the Community Service Club, National Honor Society, junior varsity and varsity softball, junior varsity basketball and varsity soccer. After this year, I hope to attend the University of Maine at Orono to study either architectural engineering or environmental architecture and design.

I was involved in student council and drama for which I won an all-festival cast award during the one act competition. I was also involved in National Honor Society and student government. I served as vice president of my class for three years and president for one year. I participated in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. I plan to attend the University of Maine to major in chemical engineering.

I played varsity soccer and was named captain my senior year. I was involved in the Community Service Club and National Honor Society. Next year, I will be attending the University of New Hampshire as a member of the honors program majoring in occupational therapy with a minor in psychology.

I was a captain of the soccer team. I’m planning to attend Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and leaning towards majoring in English.

I’ve been involved in the student council, National Honor Society, and Community Service Club, serving as president. I also served as secretary of my class. Outside school, I love to play tennis and enjoy many outdoor activities. Next year, I will attend the University of Maine at Orono, with an interest in environmental science.

I have been involved in many activities such as the National Honor Society, Community Service Club and softball. Next year, I plan to attend the Southern Maine Community College in the dietetic and nutrition program.

Gray-New Gloucester’s Class of 2015

Zoe Adams, Philip Allen, Lydia Ashey, Taylor Baston, Giovanna Beaulieu, Ryan Beckett, Danielle Bilsborough, Trevor Bissonette, Alissa Boulard, Dakoda Brown, Isaiah Brown, Kelcie Brown, Cynthia Bugenske, Simone Bukovskey, Sara Carder, Nicholas Cavanaugh, Emilee Chammings, David Chanlatte, Isabelle Chasse, Tiffany Collins, Devin Cote, Cody Cullen, Dominic Dadiego, Hayden Dahms, Frank Davis, Skyler Dombrowski, Adam Dumas, Nicholas Durapau, Evan Eastman-Small, Hayden Edwards, Andrew Ellingson, Justin Ellis, Audree Gauna, Cody Gerding, Michael Gilligan, Justin Goodine, Melissa Green, Nicholas Hamilton, Evan Harmer, Anisa Hayman, Nathan Hennemann, Andrew Hersom, Michael Hethcoat, Carson Hodsdon, Caitlin Holmquist, Emily Hotham, Hannah Hutchings, Ashley Hutchinson, Aaron Jay, Bailey Jordan, Taylor Jordan, Andreas Kariotis, William Kenny, Sophia Kiyanitsa, Alexandra Landry, Nicolas Lavoie, Troy Leeman, Jillian Leighton, Ethan Lessard, George Lobozzo, Kara Lounsbury, David Lowe, Nichole Lowell, Evan Lunn, Michaela MacDonald, Crystal MacLean, Makala MacLean, James Magno, Autumn Mains, Megan Malloy, Ian Maristany, Hannah Martin, Kelcie McAllister, Megan McCann, Thomas McCann, Natasha McGowan, Tamica McNally, Faith McNeice, Margaret Michaud, Trevor Michaud, Joshua Moran, Ashley Moreau, Taylor Morrill, Katrina Morris, Lucas Nickerson, Gavin Paddack, Ronald Parker, Karen-Marie Patterson, Destinee Pendleton, Michael Perkins, Matthew Plourde, Nathan Ray, Jacob Reilly, Jesse Ricardi, Makaela Rice, Cullen Ronan, Grayson Sailor, Shaina Sanborn, Kevin Shepheard, Karla Shufelt, Bryce Skilling, Kaitlyn Spaulding, Wyatt Spaulding, Kelsea St. Pierre, Tyler St. Pierre, Alexa Stigman, Onyx Stone-Ratelle, Kierstin Stritch, Dillon Sullivan, Jared Sullivan, Talia Tims, Vanessa Tripp, Kaitlyn Trudel, Erica Tynes, Maria Valente, Caroline Verrill, Daniel Vines, Bailey White, Eric Wilcox, Samuel Wing, Thomas Wood, Elizabeth Wright, Megan Wright and Teresa Wurgler.


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