Kennebunk High School held its graduation ceremony on June 14 at the school. The following students rose to the top 10 percent in the class of 2015.

Auriemma_SamanthaSAMANTHA AURIEMMA, of Kennebunkport, is the daughter of Dean Auriemma of Kennebunkport; and Cristy McInerney of Chicago. She is a member of National Honor Society and varsity field hockey. Moving from Chicago in 2013, Sami quickly embraced her new community, becoming a member of Kennebunkport Emergency Medical Services/Kennebunkport Fire Department. An assistant CPR instructor, Sami is pursuing her National EMT license. Sami plans to attend the University of New England, where she will major in applied exercise science/medical biology.

Beaudoin_JosephJOSEPH BEAUDOIN, of Kennebunk, is the son of Dr. Francis Beaudoin and Dr. Angela Scarfarotti. Joe’s activities include wind ensemble, jazz band, playing music for and acting in spring musicals, the debate team, National Honor Society, the Improv Club, varsity golf and varsity tennis. A flagship scholarship recipient, Joe will enter the University of Maine honors college as a pre-med biology major. Joe thanks his many excellent teachers and wishes faculty and fellow students much future happiness.

Desrochers_JonahJONAH DESROCHERS, of Kennebunk is the son of Judy and Pierre Desrochers. He has been a four- year member of both the golf and tennis teams. He participated in the Youth in Government Program for three years, was awarded the Cornell Book Award, and is a member of National Honor Society. He also volunteered with children at Caring Unlimited throughout high school. By far his proudest accomplishment has been earning his private pilot’s license at age 17. He plans to pursue a degree in aviation in the Honors Program at The Ohio State University, where he was awarded both the National Buckeye Scholarship and the Trustee Scholarship.

Dest_AndreaANDREA DEST, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Paul Dest and Deborah Danforth. She has been an active member of the Captains’ Club while serving as co-editor of the 2015 KHS Yearbook. She was a three-year member of the soccer team. She also participated in the Interact Club, the International Club and the Gender Equality Club. Andrea will attend the University of Vermont and major in dietetics, nutrition and food science. Her focus will be on research.

Doyle_AbigailABIGAIL DOYLE, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Greg and Julie Doyle. She is an AP Scholar, STEM Certificate Scholar and RIT Medal Award recipient. A three-year member of the varsity basketball team, she served as captain her senior year and has been named to the all-academic team each year. A volunteer at C.K. Burns School and Graves Public Library, Abigail will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she will major in biomedical engineering with a minor in art.

Huskins_JayJAY HUSKINS, of Kennebunkport, is the son of Eugenia Carter and Ted Huskins. He has been a part of nine theatrical performances between his two high schools, including the recent showing of 12 Angry Jurors. He was a three-time officer of the Orange Junior Classical League, attending several state conventions and forums. Jay is an AP Scholar and STEM certificate recipient who plans to attend Colby College in the fall to study computer science.

King_AllisonALLISON KING, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Kalvin and Maureen King. She was a two-year captain of the varsity softball team and a member of the varsity field hockey team. She participated in Model State Legislature, is a member of the National Honor Society, received the RIT Computing Medal, and was selected to the Academic All-State field hockey team. Allison will be attending Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where she will play softball and major in finance.

Lavallee_TimTIM LAVALLEE, of Kennebunkport, is the son of Andrea and William Lavallee. His future plan is to attend Central Maine Community College in Auburn. He will participate in the Ford ASSET Program which is a two-year, degree course. After graduating, Tim plans to work at the Ford dealership in Arundel.



Ludwig_JulieJULIE LUDWIG, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Phil and Joan Ludwig. She has been on the math team, debate team and has served as a chemistry tutor. An AP Scholar, she is a recipient of the Yale Book Award and a member of the National Honor Society. Julie was selected for and participated in the Quantum Cryptography Program at University of Waterloo and Yale University’s Global Scholars Program. She will study math and science at Bates College this fall.

Manahan_JansenJANSEN MANAHAN, of Kennebunk, son of Tim and Kate Manahan. He will be attending Northeastern University in Boston to study economics. He has participated in Model State, Student Council, football, track and field, Ultimate Frisbee, and Model United Nations where he won best delegate for his committee. He would like to thank the entire community of RSU 21.


Mason_JivannaJIVANNA MASON, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Janga Mason. She has been a member of Captain’s Club, International Club, Interact Club, and Gender Equality Club throughout her high school career. She will be attending Clark University in the fall, double majoring in Neuroscience and Biochemistry on a premedical track with a research concentration toward surgery.


Mulcahy_MaiaMAIA MULCAHY, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Dr. Patrick and Andrea Mulcahy. She was president of the creative writing club, a member of both the National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Society, and was co-captain of the robotics team her sophomore year. Her participation in ten KHS theatre productions has influenced her volunteer work at River Tree Arts Center, where she teaches theatre to children. She will major in public relations at the University of Miami.

Murphy_JaclinJACLIN MURPHY, valedictorian, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Jack and Jean Murphy. She was president of the National Honor Society, captain of the field hockey and track & field teams, and manager of the ice hockey team. Jaclin served as an executive officer of the Class of 2015. She participated in Model State, Mock Trial and Model UN. Jaclin plans to attend Boston College in the fall.


Oransky_JacobJACOB ORANSKY, salutatorian, of Kennebunkport, is the son of Lori and Charles Oransky. He was a high honor student all four years and a four-year member of the math team, competing in every meet. Jake was on the golf team, participated in Maine Youth in Government, and played piano for nine years. The recipient of the RIT Computing Medal, he will attend Plymouth State University, where he plans to study meteorology.

Pepin_HannahHANNAH PEPIN, of Kennebunk is the daughter of Holly and Carl Pepin. She was co-captain of the girls lacrosse team and was selected as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American her junior year. She was also co-captain of the girls’ basketball team. Hannah was a member of Peer Helpers, “Girl Talk,” and the National Honor Society. A recipient of the Smith College Book Award., Hannah plans to attend Connecticut College in the fall.

Roberge_SiennaSIENNA ROBERGE, of Kennebunkport, is the daughter of Scott and Diana Roberge. She was a devoted member of her local and global community. The recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award and the Dartmouth Book Award, Sienna was a member of both the National Honors Society and Tri-M Music Honors Society. In the fall, Sienna will attend the University of Vermont to study environmental engineering.


Shmalo_MadisonMADISON SHMALO, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Melanie and Nathan Shmalo. She was a four-year member of the Student Senate, acting as moderator during senior year. Co-president for two years of Interact Club, she was also the co-founder of KHS’s new club, Girl Talk. Madison was a member of National Honor Society, Captains’ Club, and the Yearbook Committee and participated in numerous theater productions. She will attend Bates College.

Weaver_AllisonALLISON WEAVER, of Kennebunk, is the daughter of Maureen Adams Weaver and Daniel Weaver. She was a member of the National Honor Society and KHS Senate. She was captain of the varsity soccer team, she was on the swim and lacrosse teams. Allison was the recipient of the Society for Women in Engineering Award and is an AP Scholar with Distinction. She will be attending Boston University as a Lutchen Fellow, majoring in biomedical engineering

Kennebunk High School’s Class of 2015

Thomas D. Adelhardt, Taylor L. Anderson, Neil P. Ash, Samantha M. Auriemma, Katherine A. Bauld, Keenan O. Beaudette, Joseph D. Beaudoin, David B. Behrens, Alexander J. Berry, Danielle J. Bickford, Eric Bjoerk, Regan K. Blanchard, Jacob B. Boothby, Sasha S. Boudreau, Sarah M. Bradley, Sean M. Brannen, Jennifer L. Bremser, Emma L. Bridges, Rachel M. Brigham, Sean P. Brimigion, Benjamin M. Broughton, Kyle T. Broughton, Hannah K. Brown, Isabella C. Bruns, Hunter R. Bundy, Andrew J. Burns, Nicholas A. S. Bush, Jr., Victoria P. Cabral, Brian W. Campbell, Jane P. Carr, Dominique A. Child, Noah G. Cimenian, Austin G. Cole,  John P. Connolly, Michael J. Connolly, Jacob H. Connors, Hunter R. Coughlan, Skye M. Crump, Jonathan M. Curran, Kenneth A. Davis, Jonah C. Desrochers, Andrea K. Dest, Tyler D. Dickinson, Colby A. Dion,  Christianne S. Doane, Carigan B. Doe, George F. Doe, Tyler J. Dolan, Kate N. Doody, Sierra A. Dorney, Sydney M. Douston, Abigail E. Doyle, Samuel J. Driscoll, Meaghan E. Dube, Donald D. Dubois, Adrienne D. Dumas, Tyler F. Dumas, Caroline E. Dunn, Reilly S. Egan, Harry N. Fay, Hayley M. Fecko, Julian J. Felvinci, Emily R. Ferrick, Kristiana L. Fleischer, Andrew L. Flynn, Dana N. Foley, Alexander R. Gaulkin, Corey M. Gilbert, John J. Graydon, Colin R. Gross, Ryan M. Guevin, Cole J. Hallee, Olivia E. Hammer-Grant, Jonathan T. Hansen, Dominic F. Haritos, Kaleigh R. Haroldsen, Lindsey A. Hatch, Samuel T. Heikkinen, Caroline L. Hoch, Thea N. Hollman, Huiniu Hu, Jay T. S. Huskins, Hannah D. Ingham, Shanni R. Jervis, Cody M. Jewett, Zachary W. Jewett, Connor R. Johnson, Emily D. Kasprzak, Heather A. Kidwell, Allison M. King, Jacob A. Kumph, Elizabeth R. Lamper, John A. Lapham, Benjamin J. Lary, Timothy J. Lavallee, Michael P. C. LeBlanc, Gregory T. Leclair, Cameron T. Ledesma, Mark E. Lightbody, Linda A. Line, Caitlyn M. Littlefield, Julie A. Ludwig, Anne E. Lyden, Samantha A. Machado, James D. Macolini, Cody J. Malitsky, Sarah R. Mallory, Jansen W. Manahan, Jivanna N. Mason, Jake T. Mastrangelo, Castine A. Mathews, Cara A. McCluskey, Kristina M. McDermott, Garrett W. McGrath, Jennifer M. McGuire, Lauren K. Mercer, Shelby N. Monk, Allison M. Morgan, Maia J. Mulcahy, Erin E. Murphy, Jaclin A. Murphy, Patric H. Murphy, Hunter A. Nelson, Kacie L. Nelson, Isaac O. Nicoll, Thomas F. Noble, Shane B. Normandeau, Cooper N. Nunan, Johannes W. Oosten, Jacob P. Oransky, Claudia Zuil Ortego, Nicholas C. Ouellette, David R. Parker, Michael D. Pastorelli, Hannah E. Pepin, Richard J. R. Platt, Dylan J. Putnam, Austin T. Ramsdell, Corey L. Reddy, Kylie A. Reynolds, Christopher J. Richard, Katherine E. Richard, Emily K. Rickert, Matthew T. Rimmer, Sienna L. Roberge, Christopher Rose, Honza Rutrle, Anna R. Shardlow, Joshua D. Shelley, Connor W. Shillington, Madison V. Shmalo, Caroline M. Smith, Tyler M. Smith, Sarah E. Spaulding, Zanna E. Spinney, Marissa L. Staples, Nicholas K. Staples, Maddison K. Stevens, Dennis P. Stimpson Jr., Bennett S. Stone, Carter J. Stone, Joshua R. Strack, Liam M. Studley, Jeremy M. Sudol, Spencer W. Teachout, Kaitlin M. Thibeau, Caroline S. Thompson, Nathan M. J. Traynor, Nichole M. Violette, Harrison C. Vosburgh, Timothy W. Walsh, Allison P. Weaver, Tiffany M. Weeks, Adam P. Weeman, Alyssa L. Weigle, Ryan M. Whalen, Kristin E. Wiewel, Sabrina M. Wing, Samuel B. Wright, Zongkan Ye, Eric A. Yemma Jr. and Rebecca L. Zub.

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