Freeport High School


Top of the Class

Summa Cum Laude with distinction

Krista Bennatti-Roberts
Parents: Fran Bennatti and Ed Roberts. Krista was a member of the Math Team, Vice President of Gay Straight Alliance, National Honor Society, and Model United Nations. Activities included Lacrosse (Co-Captain), Nordic Skiing, Cross Country, Violin, and Mentoring. Awards: Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Smith Book Award, Solomon H. Plummer Citizenship Award, and Academic Excellence Awards in French, English and Social Studies. Krista will be attending McGill University.

Natalie Jeanne Hench
Parents: Laura and David Hench. Natalie was a member of Model United Nations, Math Team, The Falcon Newspaper, Gay Straight Alliance, and National Honor Society. Activities included Varsity Tennis, Mentoring, and Tutoring. Awards: College of the Atlantic Book Award, Academic Excellence in French, Academic Excellence in Geography. Natalie will be attending Cornell University.


Max Ivan Kagan
Parents: Daniel and Julie Kagan. Max is currently in Antalya, Turkey, studying Turkish as part of a year-long international student exchange. An AFS Awards for Excellence winner, Max also studied Arabic in Cairo, Egypt. Honors include National Merit Scholar, Presidential Education Award, Maine Model UN Diplomacy Award, Maine Lions Club Speak Out state champion, scholar athlete award, and participation at the New England Young Writers Conference in Middlebury, Vermont. Max received departmental honors in French, social studies and math. Activities include math team, service club, Model UN, student council, prom committee, drama, and competing on the football and alpine ski teams. Max will study international relations and Middle East languages at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.


Hannah Elise Montalvo
Parents: Ed and Mignon Montalvo. Hannah was a member of Art Club, and Clarion Literary Magazine. Activities included National Honor Society. Awards: Governor's Young Writer of the Year Award. Hannah will be attending the University of Vermont.

Karin Oransky
Parents: Jan Newlin and Steven Oransky. Karin was a member of National Honor Society, Art Club, Math Team, FHS Peer Mentoring Program and Prom Committee. Activities included Varsity Basketball, Varsity Lacrosse, Dominican Republic Mission Trip, Sailing, Traveling, Wake Boarding, and Snow Boarding. Awards: President's Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence, Second Place in state-wide Young Maritime Artist Search for piece "Harvey Gamage" - photograph selected for the cover of the FHS Program of Studies, First Place in school-wide contest for "Lobsterman" sculpture, Varsity Basketball Coaches Award, Varsity Basketball Best Defensive Player Award, Senior All Star in Basketball, and All Academic Team in Basketball. Karin will be attending University of Richmond.


Kristen Sue Poulin
Parents: Sue LaPierre and Scott Poulin. Kristen was a member of National Honor Society, Class Vice President, Math Team, Art Club, Peer Mentoring, and Morse Street School Apprenticeship. Activities included Varsity Soccer, Varsity Basketball, Varsity Lacrosse, Varsity Track, and Maine Coast United/Southern Maine Premier Soccer Club. Awards: Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award, President's Award for Educational Excellence, Outward Bound Leadership Award, Western Maine Conference All Academic Team in Soccer and Basketball, Western Maine Conference All Star Soccer, and Senior All Star Basketball. Kristen will be attending Bates College.

Molly Elizabeth Susla
Parents: Bennett and Holly Susla. Molly was a member of Aspirations Committee, National Honor Society, US Ski Team, US Biathlon Association, New England Nordic Ski Association, Maine Coast Nordic Ski Club, and Maine Winter Sports Center. Activities included: Mock Trial, Mentoring, Service Club, Math Team, Round Table Facilitator, Tap/Ballet Dancing, Biathlon, and Volunteering at a local farm. Awards: Maine Principal's Association Recipient, Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrator's Association Scholar Athlete Recipient, Solomon H. Plummer Citizenship Award, Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit, All Conference Athletic Award for Cross-Country Running and Nordic Skiing, Williams College Book Award, and Most Valuable Player Award in Cross-Country Running and Nordic Skiing (2 years in a row). Molly will be attending Colby College.

Alexander Haven Thompson
Parents: John and Caroline Thompson. Alexander was a member of the Math Team, Senior and Junior Class President, President of National Honor Society, Chairman of Prom Committee, Surf Club, Student Mentor, and Student Programming Board. Activities included: Varsity Cross Country Running Captain, Varsity Lacrosse Captain, Varsity Nordic Skiing, Actor in Student Written Play, Habitat for Humanity, Youth Lacrosse Volunteer, Round Table Facilitator, Lion's Club Volunteer, and Elder's Association Volunteer. Awards: Yale Book Award, Presidential Academic Excellence Award, Academic Excellence Award in English, Mathematics, Latin, and History, All Academic Team Award, High Honor Roll, seven Scholar Athlete Commendations, and Winged Foot Award-Cross Country. Alexander will be attending Bowdoin College.

Summa Cum Laude

Sara Appleby
Parents: Fritz and Connie Appleby. Sara was a member of National Honor Society, Gay Straight Alliance, and the Math Team. Activities included Math Tutoring, Band, Band Librarian, Presque Isle Public Access Channel Upkeep, Mushing, and Riverside Wesleyan Camp Counselor. Awards: Academic High Honors 2006, Academic Honors 2007, Toshiba ExploraVision Honorable Mention 2007, Academic High Honors 2008. Sara will be attending Arcadia University.


Corinne Faith Davenport
Parents: Gene and Linda Davenport. Corinne was a member of Chorus, Women's Ensemble, Young Life, and People to People Student Ambassador. Activities included Student Mentoring, Roundtable Discussion Facilitator, Yearbook Staff and Drama backstage hand. Awards: Excellence in Latin. Corinne will be attending Bay Path College.

Olivia Jordan Doane
Parents: Brian and Donna Doane. Olivia was a member of the Math Team, Science Olympiad, and National Honor Society. Activities included Softball, Riding Motorcycles. Awards: Varsity Softball Pride and Character Award. Olivia will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


Robin Gleason
Parents: John Gleason and Katrina VanDusen. Robin was a member of National Honor Society (Vice President), Art Club (Co-President), and Student Government (Senior Class Secretary). Activities included Varsity Soccer, Varsity Indoor Track, Varsity Outdoor Track, AFS Exchange Student, and Safe Passage School-Guatemala. Awards: Falcon Award (Soccer) and Pride and Character Award in Track. Robin will be attending Colorado College.

Eliza Goddard
Parents: Kathy and Kirk Goddard. Eliza was a member of National Honor Society, Student Mentor, Math Team, Art Club, and Service Club. Activities included Varsity Soccer, Varsity Lacrosse, and Track. Awards: Colby Book Award, President's Education Award, Scholar Athlete, and Pride and Character Award (Soccer and Lacrosse). Eliza will be attending University of Vermont.

Monika Krahn
Parents: Hans-Peter and Carolyn Krahn. Monika was a member of the Art Club. Activities included Varsity Alpine Skiing, Varsity Tennis, and Young Life. Awards: 2nd Place Girls Combined Ski Team 2009, Freeport Sports Boosters Pride and Character Award 2009. 1st Place Girls Combined Ski Team 2008, 3rd Place Library Art Show 2008, and 2nd Place Library Art Show 2007. Monika will be attending Gordon College.

Owen Lehmer
Parents: Mary Lehmer and Matt Russell. Owen was a member of the Math Team, National Honor Society, and Ultimate Frisbee Club. Activities included World Quest Team, Science Olympiad Team, Cross Country Team, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Student Council, Peer Mentor, and Jazz Band. Awards: All State Band, Honors District Band-Clarinet, Scholar Athlete and Athletic Excellence Award, State Math Team, and World Quest State Champions. Owen will be attending Goucher College.

Hannah Caebre Melville-Weatherbee
Parents: Denise Bonville, Ann Melville and George Weatherbee. Hannah was a member of Gay Straight Alliance, Books and Bagels, and National Honor Society. Activities included Horseback Riding, Photography, Writing, Roller Skating and Skiing. Awards: Academic Achievement Award in English 2006, Oberlin Book Award 2008, Academic Achievement Award in Art 2008, Merriconeag Poetry Contest Winner 2008 and 2009, Creative Communications Poetry Award 2009, Published in "Teen Ink" 2008, Academic Award for Excellence in Creative Writing 2008. Hannah will be attending Bennington.

Margaret Grace Myers
Parents: Grace Houghton and John Myers. Margaret was a member of Gay Straight Alliance, Books and Bagels, and National Honor Society. Activities included Falcon Newspaper, Mock Trial, Mentor, Model UN, and The Clarion. Awards: Freeport High School DAR Good Citizen Award, Middlebury College Book Award, Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award, Excellence in Creative Writing, and Excellence in English. Margaret will be attending New York University.

Jenna Pope
Parents: Kathleen Abernathy and Colin Pope. Jenna was a member of National Honor Society. Activities included Volunteering 8 hours a week at Morse Street School working with kids ages 4-8, played Violin in school and out, and mentoring at Freeport Middle School and Freeport High School. Awards: Excellence in English 2006 and 2008, Excellence in Music 2008, and Bowdoin College Book Award for Serving the Common Good 2008. Jenna will be attending Central Maine Community College.

Melanie Ross
Parents: Tom and Janet Ross. Melanie was a member of National Honor Society, Math Team, Model UN, and Art Club. Activities included Captain of the Varsity Soccer Team, Varsity Nordic Skiing, Captain of the Varsity Lacrosse Team, Seeds of Independence, and Mentoring. Awards: Scholar Athlete Award, Falcon Award-Soccer, Best Defensive Player-Lacrosse, Athletic Excellence Award-Nordic Skiing, Pride and Character Award-Nordic Skiing, and Western Maine Conference All Star-Nordic Skiing. Melanie will be attending Colby College.

Caitlin Rebecca Schwanda
Parents: John and Janet Schwanda. Caitlin was a member of National Honor Society, and Math Team. Activities included Mentor, Young Life, Softball, and Swim Team. Awards: Trig Star Champion 2007, Freshmen Math Award, Math Team High Scorer 2008 (Runner Up 2006 and 2007), and UNH Book Award. Caitlin will be attending Gordon College.

Wesley Jeremiah Skold
Parents: Walter Skold and Barbara Bundy. Wesley was a member of National Honor Society, President of Student Council, and Co-Founder of VERITAS (student led Bible study). Activities included Cross Country, Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Song Writing, Singing, Rapping, Acting, Musical Instrumentation, Disk Jockeying, and Filmmaking. Awards: University of Rochester George Eastman Young Leader's Award, Solomon H. Plumber Citizenship Award, Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award, Maine Drama Festival All-Cast Award, Brown University Book Award, Varsity Basketball Coach's Award, and Excellence in English Award. College choice: Undecided

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Gina Marie Soule
Parents: Carolyn and Eric Soule. Gina was a member of National Honor Society, Math Team and Science Olympiad. Activities included Riding and Training Horses, Snowboarding, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Soccer, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Volunteer at Riding to the Top, Photography, and Honors District Band. Awards: Outstanding English Student, Freeport Town Art Show Winner for Oil Pastel, Pride and Character Award-Soccer, RSP Award, and Honors District Band. Gina will be attending the University of New Hampshire.


Hannah Lindsey Strickland
Parents: Brenda Kielty and Chip Strickland. Hannah was a member of National Honor Society, and Math Team. Activities included Cross Country Skiing, Cross Country Running, and Student Council. Awards: Student Athlete Award 2008, and All-Conference Cross Country Skiing 2007. Hannah will be attending George Washington University

AWARDS

Freeport Performing Arts Boosters Scholarship Spencer Allen, Cryil Lunt, Gina Soule:$200 each
Freeport Rotary Club-Stephen Leighton Scholarship Corinne Davenport, $2000
Freeport Rotary Club-Joan Benoit Samuelson Scholarship Kristen Poulin, $2000
Freeport Rotary Club Academic Scholarship Natalie Hench, $2000
Freeport Rotary Club Technical Scholarship Brittany Farrington, $1000
Freeport Sports Boosters Scholarships Jon Klages, Molly Susla: $200 each Cody Bartlett, Caroline Davis, Andrea Goodrich, Jaimee McCormack, Kristen Poulin, Melanie Ross, Connor Yost: $50 each
Freeport Student Council Scholarship Matt Hurd, Wes Skold, Hannah Strickland: $75 each
Freeport Woman's Club Kelsey Matheson, Gina Soule: $1000 each
Harraseeket Grange #9 Tom Curry, $400
June Logan Memorial Scholarship Eden Collins, $150
Thomas Means Club Krista Bennatti-Roberts, Kristen Poulin $500 each
MELMAC Education Foundation - Maine Principal's Scholarship Molly Susla, $1000
Mid-Coast Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Chris Poulin, $1500
Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Molly Susla, $5000
Alice Pollock Memorial Scholarship Steve Pollock, $250
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Natalie Hench, Max Kagan, $6000 each
Arthur Albert Smith Award Spencer Allen, Cody Bartlett, Matt Beckmann, Ben Boutin, Ian Burtt, Alex Clark, Tom Curry, Levi Curtis, Jesse Cyr, Andrew Dao, Jeremy Deming, Nick Farrar, Ronnie Gillis, Terik Hammoud, Cody Hilton, Matt Hurd, Nate Jones, Max Kagan, Jon Klages, Owen Lehmer, Cyril Lunt, Sean McLellan, Noah Mikaelian, Greg Ordway, Ben Peterson, Steve Pollock, Chris Poulin, Justin Puckett, Eric Schwarm, Wes Skold, Erik Stilkey, Alex Thompson, Greg Townsend, Aston Walker, Connor Yost: each $450
Max Thomas Ski Scholarship Monika Krahn, Molly Susla: $500 each
Kenneth C. Thompson Fund Natalie Ritchie, $150
Tora Gregor Scholarship Wes Skold, $3000
Louise Curtis Varney Scholarship Tyler Loux, $100
Wolf Neck Club Scholarship Robin Gleason, $500
AATF Laurianna Boucher Scholarship Natalie Hench, $350
Joshua L. Chamberlain History Prize Annique Milite, $200
National Merit Scholarship Max Kagan, $2500
Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship- State Level Wes Skold, Hannah Strickland: $2000 each Kristen Poulin, $900
Pine Tree State 4-H Foundation Post-Secondary Education Scholarship Allison Moon, $1000
Cumberland County Extension Homemakers Scholarship Allison Moon, $125
South Freeport Church, UCC, Scholarship Krista Bennatti-Roberts, Natalie Hench: $1000 each
Megan L. Beane Memorial Scholarship Corinne Davenport, Desiree Lunt: $500 each
American Legion Post #83 J. Arthur Stowell Scholarship Samantha Badger, Shannon Jones: $500 each
Aqua Maine Scholarship Karin Oransky, $500
Bath Savings Institution Scholarship Gina DiPietro, $1000
Christine Small Cushing Scholarship Amanda Adaime, Erica Cifelli, Stephanie Eastman, Andrea Goodrich, Jaimee McCormack, Melanie Ross, Caitlin Schwanda, Kelcie Simmons, Cassandra Swenson, Sarah Weirich: $500 each
Freeport Student Services Scholarship Eden Collins, Natalie Ritchie: $100 each
Early College for ME Scholarship Abby Beard, Heather Hagar, Amanda Landry: $2000 each
L. Carl Bean Scholarship Natalie Hench, Chris Poulin, Kristen Poulin, Hannah Strickland: $700 each
Philip "Blackie" Marston Memorial Scholarship Wes Skold, $250
Bruce Brown Scholarship Annique Milite, $300
Cumberland County 4-H Leaders Association Scholarship Allison Moone, $275
LCRF Foundation Aston Walker, $250
Bryce Muir Memorial Arts Scholarship Caroline Davis, Ronnie Gillis, Matt Hurd, Monika Krahn, Hannah Montalvo, Greg Townsend: $150 each
Casco Chapter Order #160, O.E.S. Heather Libby, $400
Millard Crooker Memorial Scholarship Sarah Hawkes, $500
Eastland Shoe Manufacturing Scholarship Olivia Doane, Hannah Montalvo: $500 each
Freeport Fire Company Scholarship Kathy Stilkey, $500
Bud Fournier Memorial Scholarship Allison Moon, $500
David McQuaid Memorial Scholarship Theresa Flynn, $500
Stan & Ginney Davis Memorial Scholarship Allison Moon, $1000
Freeport Fire Auxiliary Scholarship Kathy Stilkey, $500
Freeport Golf Association Wes Skold, $500
Susan P. Grover Memorial Scholarship Allison Moone, $200
Freeport High School Incentive Grant Emily Bruce, Amy Edwards, Hannah Melville-Weatherbee, Margaret Myers, Jenna Pope: $500 each
Freeport Lioness-Lions Club Scholarship Eliza Goddard, $1000 Corinne Davenport, Krista Bennatt-Roberts: $500 each
Freeport Lioness-Lions Club Scholarship: Nancy Davis Scholarship Kristen Poulin, $900
Freeport Lions Club Scholarship Tom Curry, Ronnie Gillis, Wes Skold, Greg Townsend: $500 each
Freeport Middle School Garden Project Scholarship Allison Curtis, Allison Moon: $1000 each
Freeport Merchants Association Linda Chen, Rebecka Hart: $250 each
Brunswick Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Wes Skold, Hannah Strickland: $500 each; Kristen Poulin, $300 Natalie Hench, $200
Freeport Players Scholarship Matt Hurd, Wes Skold: $125 each
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Graduates

Amanda Giselle Adaime
Spencer Clayton Allen
Sara Collen Appleby
Samantha Marie Badger
Justin L. Baker
Cody Duncan Bartlett
Abigail R. Beard
Matthew Paul Beckmann
Krista Bennatti-Roberts
Benjamin Edward Boutin
Jessica Katelynn Brady
Daniel Albert Brewer
Emily Joy Bruce
Ian David Burtt
Linda Chen
Sawyer J. Christie
Alexander Stephen Clark
Eden Nichole Collins
Thomas McLellan Curry
Allison Louise Curtis
Levi Alan Curtis
Kevin Jesse Cyr
Andrew Sam Dao
Corinne Faith Davenport
Caroline Washburn Davis
Jeremy Drake Deming
Carl Boone DiPietro
Gina Catherine DiPietro
Olivia Jordan Doane
Stephanie Marie Eastman
Amy Edwards
Kayla Elizabeth Emerson
Nicholas E. Farrar
Brittany Lee Farrington
Theresa Anne Flynn
Ronald Joseph Gillis, Jr.
Robin Hadley Gleason
Eliza Janette Goddard
Krystal Lynn Golding
Andrea Bette Goodrich
Heather Marie Hagar
Terik E. Hammoud
Rebecka Anne Hart
Sarah Elizabeth Hawkes
Natalie Jeanne Hench
Cody M. Hilton
Christopher C. Huntoon
Matthew David Hurd
Carl Richard Jarrett
Jackson Thoreau Jeffers
Nathan Allan Jones
Shannon Monique Jones
Max Ivan Kagan
Jonathan Murray Klages II
Monika Krahn
Amanda Ruth Landry
Alexander LaPointe
Lisa Lynn LaPointe
Lauren Elizabeth Larkins
Owen Russell Lehmer
Heather Nicole Libby
Tyler M. Loux
Cyril Sherwood Lunt
Desiree Lynne Lunt
Kelsey Lian Matheson
Sean David McLellan
Jaimee Lynn McCormack
Hannah Melville-Weatherbee
Robert Mendillo
Noah Ross Mikaelian
Annique Alicia Renata Milite
Hannah Elise Montalvo
Allison Marie Moon
Margaret Grace Myers
Karin Rose Oransky
Gregory David Ordway
William Martyn Owen
Benjamin Charles Peterson
Stephen Tyler Pollock
Jenna Diehl Pope
Christopher Scott Poulin
Kristen Sue Poulin
Justin David Puckett
Natalie Nichole Ritchie
Susana Noemi Rosquete
Melanie Louise Ross
Caitlin Rebecca Schwanda
Eric Thomas Schwarm
Kelcie Erika Simmons
Wesley Jeremiah Skold
Hannah Elizabeth Snow
Gina Marie Soule
Erik Brent Stilkey
Kathryn A. Stilkey
Kenneth Albert Stilkey
Hannah Lindsey Strickland
Molly Elizabeth Susla
Cassandra Leigh Swenson
Alexander Haven Thompson
Gregory Nigel Townsend
Aston M. Walker
Erica Brianne Wallen-Cifelli
Sarah Jane Weirich
Connor Spencer Yost