Cheverus High School

Cheverus High School held its graduation ceremony on Monday, June 1, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium. Fr. William R. Campbell, S.J., President, Mr. John H. R. Mullen, Principal, The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D., Bishop of Portland, and Mr. Edward W. Haley, Jr., Board of Trustees Chair, presented diplomas to 117 graduates. Master of Ceremonies was Class President Justin L. Papkee, Valedictorian Michael J. Jerome and Outstanding Senior and All-Around Student Joseph H. Moreshead addressed their classmates. Special guest speaker was Rebecca L. Krier, CHS '05, The College of the Holy Cross '09.

Top of the Class

Michael Joseph Jerome, Valedictorian
Michael is the son of Christopher and Barbara Jerome of Falmouth. He has distinguished himself as Valedictorian of his class and is a 2009 National Merit Scholarship Winner. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the state championship math team. He received a Certificate of Distinction from the American Invitational Mathematics Exam and a Cheverus High School Bronze Prize Certificate for Academic Excellence in Calculus BC. Michael was also recognized with an Academic Excellence Award in Mathematics and Spanish for having the highest academic standing in those subject areas for four years. Michael is the recipient of the Maine Principals' Association Award for outstanding scholarship and citizenship. He will be attending Duke University in the fall.

Shaina Marie Deutsch, Salutatorian
Shaina is the daughter of Robert and Anna Deutsch of Freeport. She has distinguished herself as the Salutatorian of her class. She is a member of the National Honor Society and received a Cheverus High School Gold Prize Certificate for Academic Excellence in French, Physics Honors, and Theology. Shaina was also recognized with an Academic Excellence Award in French and Theology for having the highest academic standing in those subject areas for four years. Shaina was chosen by the senior class and the faculty as their Baccalaureate Speaker. Over her years at Cheverus she has been a member of the math team, the tennis team, and the Key Club. She is also an avid equestrian.

Timothy P. Martin
Timothy is the son of Dennis and Kathleen Martin of Casco. He is a member of the National Honor Society, the Key Club, the Math Team, and the Student Council. He is a valued member of the Cheverus High School Golf Team. He is the recipient of a Gold Prize for Academic Excellence in AP Economics, AP Calculus AB and Spanish III and received the Betty & Sumner Hancock and the Casco Fire Association Scholarships. He will be attending Tufts University in the fall.

Bethany L. Potter
Bethany is the daughter of Jason and Jennifer Potter of Auburn. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the Math Team, Art Club, Student Council, Haitian Solidarity Club, Spanish Club, and the Drama Society. She is also a member of the Field Hockey and Hockey Team. She is a National Merit Scholarship recipient, a recipient of the Gold Prize for Academic Excellence in AP Statistics, AP European History, and Drawing and Painting. She is also the recipient of the United States Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award, The Foreign Language Association of Maine Award, the Activities and Achievement Award and was recognized with an Academic Excellence Award in Social Studies and Art for having the highest academic standing in those subject areas for four years. She will attend Harvard University in the fall.

Caroline I. Janson
Caroline is the daughter of Daniel and Michelle Janson of Kennebunk. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the recipient of the Gold Prize for Academic Excellence in Theology, English, and Spanish, and the President's Educational Award. She will be attending Bentley College next year.

Bridget E. Thomas
Bridget is the daughter of Kevin and Nancy Thomas of Standish. She is a member of the National Honor Society, a Gold Prize recipient for Academic Excellence in AP Statistics and AP Latin Literature, and was recognized with an Academic Excellence Award in Latin for having the highest academic standing in that subject areas for four years. She is the recipient of the Rev. Pedro Aruppe, S.J. Award, the St. Francis Xavier, S.J. Campus Ministry Award, and the Daughters of the American Revolution Award. She is a member of the Key Club, Haitian Solidarity Club, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Student Council, and the school liturgy team. She is also a member of the Outdoor Club, Drama Society, Student Mentoring Team, Pro-Life Club, and the Swim Team. She will attend Boston College in the fall.

Daniel C. Jones
Daniel is the son of Paul and Susan Jones of South Portland. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Liturgy Team, Haitian Solidarity Club, Drama Society, Debate Team and the Spanish Club. He is the recipient of the St. Francis Xavier, S.J. Campus Ministry Award, the St. Ignatius Award, and the McKenna Dempsey "Person for Other" Scholarship. He will attend Fairfield University in the fall.

Margaret F. Orelup
Margaret is the daughter of Richard Orelup and Alicia Flaherty of South Portland. She is a member of the National Honor Society and received a Bronze Prize for Academic Excellence in AP English. Margaret was active with the Key Club, Spanish Club, Haiti Solidarity Club and the Cheverus Refugee Alliance. She traveled to Santiago, Chile for three weeks as part of the Cheverus/CPH-CJA school exchange and participated in the Ignatian Family Teach-In this past fall in Georgia. Last fall, she received the Yale Book Award. She is the recipient of the President's Educational Award and will be attending Wheaton College in the fall.

Joseph H. Moreshead
Joseph is the son of John and Karen Moreshead of South Portland. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. He is also a member of the Key Club, the Liturgy Team, Pro-Life Club, Habitat for Humanity, the Haitian Solidarity Club, the Math Team, Debate Team, and is a state championship swimmer. He is the recipient of the United States Army Reserve Scholar Athlete Award, the Prudential Spirit of Community Award, the President's Volunteer Service Award, the Outstanding Senior and All Around Student Award, and the Southwestern Maine Swim Officials Association Scholarship. He will attend Fordham University in the Fall.

Vera P. Filatova
Vera is the daughter of Yelena Filatova of Portland. She is the Vice President of her class, a member of the National Honor Society, Co- President of the Student Council Executive Board, the Key Club, a Student Ambassador, and a member of the indoor and outdoor track teams. She is the recipient of the Abraham S. and Fannie B. Levy Award, the MELMAC Education Foundation Maine Principal's Scholarship, and the Leadership Award. She will attend Wheeling Jesuit University in the fall.

AWARDS

Outstanding Senior and All Around Student Joseph H. Moreshead
Loyalty and School Spirit Eliot J. Pickering
Leadership Vera Filatova
Activities and Achievements Bethany L. Potter
St. Ignatius Award Daniel C. Jones
The Rev. Pedro Aruppe, S. J. Award/ J.S.E.A. Award Bridget E. Thomas and Patrick C. Diamond

Academic Excellence Awards
English John P. Cameron
Math Michael J. Jerome
Science Nicholas H. Couturier
Social Studies Bethany L. Potter
Art Bethany L. Potter
French Shaina Deutsch
Spanish Michael J. Jerome
Latin Bridget E. Thomas
Music Jessica J. Halfacre
Theology Shaina Deutsch
Computer Science Angela N. Fouquette

Baccalaureate Awards
Cheverus High School's Baccalaureate Sunday was May 31, 2009. A Baccalaureate Liturgy for the Class of 2009 was celebrated at St. Patrick's Church in Portland followed by a buffet awards dinner at the Italian Heritage Center. Shaina Deutsh of Freeport addressed her classmates. The following awards were presented:

Abraham S. and Fannie B. Levey Award Vera Filatova
Adam Worth Sherlock Memorial Award John Cameron
Amable A. Caron and Vivian Caron Scholarship Colin Ellis
Amable A.Caron and Vivian Caron Scholarship Bridget Nee
Baccalaureate Speaker Shaina Deutsch
Betty & Sumner Hancock Scholarship & Casco Fire Association Scholarship Tim Martin
Carrol M. Rines Sportsperson of the Year Award Catherine Wise
Carrol M. Rines Sportsperson of the Year Award Catherine Merrill
Carrol M. Rines Sportsperson of the Year Award John Richardson
Cheverus High School Female Athlete of the Year Award Kristen Baum
Cheverus High School Male Athlete of the Year Award Michael DiStasio
Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award Bridget Thomas
Eagle Associates Sam Cushing
Foreign Language Association of Maine (FLAME) Bethany Potter
Fr. Joseph Devlin S.J. Award Rebecca Ward
Harold Charlton Memorial Award Connor Shoos
Jolly John Auto City Scholarship Casey Mull
Kevin McDonald Scholarship Michael DiStasio
McKenna Dempsey Person for Others Scholarship Ryan McQuaid
McKenna Dempsey Person for Others Scholarship Spencer Tuttle
McKenna Dempsey Person for Others Scholarship Daniel Jones
Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Female Scholar/Athlete Sophia Bergen
Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Male Scholar/Athlete Michael DiStasio
Maine Principals' Association Award Michael Jerome
MELMAC Education Foundation Maine Principal's Scholarship Vera Filatova
National Awards for Excellence in Music/Armstrong Jazz Award Mackenzie Crosby
National Awards for Excellence in Music/Choral Award Jessica Halfacre
National Awards for Excellence in Music/Sousa Band Award Liam Swords
National Merit Scholarship Finalist Michael Jerome
National Merit Scholarship Finalist Joseph Moreshead
National Merit Scholarship Finalist Bethany Potter
Patrick E. Carroll Scholarship Justin Sheehan
Patriot Soccer Club Scholarship Rebecca Ward
President's Award Douglad MacGillivray
Principal's Award Victoria Schuyler
Prudential Spirit of Community Award/President's Volunteer Service Award Joseph Moreshead
Rev. C. Martin O'Toole Scholarship Nicholas Couturier
Rev. Philip C. Welch S.J. Award Bethany Schleh
Rev. Philip C. Welch S.J. Award Elizabeth Somma
Robert & Della Gribbin Scholarship Francis Myatt
Robert S. and Elizabeth E. Nanovic Scholarship Annie Ledoux
Robert S. and Elizabeth E. Nanovic Scholarship Elizabeth Pierce
Salutatorian Shaina Deutsch
Senior Class President Justin Papkee
Southwestern Maine Swim Officials Association Scholarship Joseph Moreshead
Stag Athletic Achievement Award 2009 Elena Ardito Ian Conners Jaime Lowery Alexander Markellos Ryan McQuaid Victoria Schuyler
St. Francis Xavier S.J. Campus Ministry Award Bridget Thomas
St. Francis Xavier S.J. Campus Ministry Award Daniel Jones
Teens Who Care Recognition Patrick Diamond
United States Airforce ROTC Scholarship Andrew Herman
United States Army Reserve National Male Scholar/Athlete Joseph Moreshead
United States Army Reserve National Female Scholar/Athlete Bethany Potter
United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award Shannon Doherty
United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award Jacob Watson
United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award Kristen Baum
United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award Michael DiStasio
United States Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award for Music Excellence Liam Swords
Unity Lodge # 3 Marcus Cardona
Valedictorian Michael Jerome

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Graduates

Elena Whitney Ardito
SeongJun Bae
Kristen Marie Baum
Sofia Emilia Bergen
Michael Joseph Bowser
Mary Hannah Brazell
Frederick Warren Bryant
Beatrice Sue Byrne
Joseph Salvatore Caiazzo
John Paul Cameron
Marcus Dominic Bautista Cardona
Edward Arthur Connerney
Ian William Merrill Conners
Tyler Alexander Cooke
Nicholas Henry Couturier
Mackenzie Carolson Crosby
Samuel Grant Cushing
Joseph Anthony Dadiego
Alexandre Richard Day
Shaina Marie Deutsch
Patrick Casey Diamond
Anthony Michael DiPhilippo
Michael James DiStasio
Shannon Kayleen Doherty
Ian Michael Donnelly
Jonathan Ryan Jepsen DuBois
Jonathan Stilman Barker Eddy
Colin O'Keefe Ellis
Vera Filatova
Peter Coughlin Foley
Daniel Martin Nee Foster
Angela Noelle Fouquette
Tucker Thomas Friel
Devon Grace Garabedian
Ashleigh Nichole Gardiner
Alexis Jillian Garrison
Christopher Thomas Gervais
Amy Lorraine Gravel
Trevor Robert Greene
Molly Lynn Grover
Jessica June Halfacre
Joseph Richard Harper
Andrew Nason Herman
Thomas Martin Higgins
John William Hill
Nicholas Michael Hirschy
Caroline Ida Janson
Brendan Gabriel Jeffery
Amelie Elizabeth Jensen
Michael Joseph Jerome
Daniel Clifford Jones
Elizabeth Ann Kain
Nara Kim
Eun Joo Kwak
Nicholas Patrick La Rochelle
Nathaniel George Lawson
Brian David LeBlanc
Annie Mae Ledoux
Brian Theodore L'Heureux
Jamie Marie Lowery
Dougald Charles MacGillivray
Joshua Patrick Mangin
Alexander Nicholas Markellos
Kenneth Robert Martin Jr.
Timothy Patrick Martin
James Richard McKew
Blaire Kathryn McKinley
Ryan James Turner McQuaid
Catherine Alexandra Merrill
Molly Elizabeth Metevier
Jordan Amara Mezoian
Sophia Mihailoff
Alison Haley Mooney
Joseph Harold Moreshead
Ariana Muca
Casey Marie Vivienne Mull
Francis Dominic Myatt II
Bridget Ellen Nee
Margaret Flaherty Orelup
Justin Leonard Papkee
Alexandra Marie Paradis
Edlira Pellumbi
Hayden Jacob Petersen
Eliot Joseph Pickering
Elizabeth Gardner Pierce
Daniel Steven Piper
Audrey Catherine Pitteroff
Cassandra Joy Plummer
Bethany Lynne Potter
Richard Hamilton Proscia
Joshua Amedeo Reali
Christine Marie Renaud
John A. Richardson
Dante Joseph Richio
Alexandra Leigh Rocci
Bethany Lynne Mulkern Schleh
Victoria Katherine Schuyler
Ian Mark Schwarz
Leslie Eileen Sharkey
Justin Michael Sheehan
Connor John Shoos
Molly Anna Skog
Melissa Anne Slater
Brandon William Solari
Elizabeth Anne Somma
Michael Philbin Sweret
Liam James Flannery Swords
Bridget Eileen Thomas
Brock Allen Treworgy
Kyle Benjamin Turcotte
Spencer Wentworth Tuttle
Rebecca Ashley Ward
Jacob James Watson
Matthew Taylor Wilson
Catherine Frances Wise
Andrea Lynn Wyman
Dakota Blake Zinani