North Yarmouth Academy

Top of the Class

Haley Bennett
Daughter of Sandy and Peter Bennett of Cumberland. Honors: Cum Laude Society, National Merit Scholar and Scholarship Recipient, AP Scholar, Presidential Scholar Finalist, Robert R. Martin Prize for Mathematics (11), Payson-Bird Prize for English (11, 12), Upper School Music Award (12), Upper School Award Mathematics (12), Highest Honors (4), National French Exam - 1st, 4th, 5th & 6th in State; 7th & 8th in Nation, ACDA National Honors Choir, MENC All-Eastern Honors Choir, All-State Honors Choir (4), District II Honors Choir (8), Chamber Choir, Mixed Choir and Treble Choir (4), Varsity Singers, Wind Ensemble (4), Jazz Band (2), Steel Band, Varsity Volleyball (4), Western Maine Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team, Maine Volleyball Coaches Association Academic All-State 1st Team, Winter Drama (3) (Dance Captain/Asst. Choreographer), Spring Drama (3), Varsity Track, Yearbook/Student Life Editor, Make-A-Wish (Event Chair), Kiva Club, Student Council, Student Ambassador, Professional Theater (Maine State Music Theatre, Good Theater), Community Theater (Portland Players, Lyric Theater, Children's Theater of Maine), Dance (12 years) Future Plans: Harvard University

Rachel Darby
Daughter of Corinn and Randy Darby of Yarmouth. Honors/Awards: Cum Laude Society, AP Scholar, National Spanish Exam Silver Medal (10, 11), Donald A. Schulman '63 Spanish Award (11, 12) Varsity Lacrosse Captain (4), Varsity Soccer State Champion (3), Varsity Ice Hockey State Champion (2), Safe Passage Volunteer, MCU Soccer, MELF (Maine Lax Futures), NYA Treble Chorus (2), NYA Costa Rica Service Program (3)
Future Plans: Scripps College

Sam Gray
Son of Laurie Hasty and Benson Gray of Falmouth. Honors: Cum Laude Society, National Merit Finalist, Arthur B. Fels Prize for Mathematics (12), John O. Hall Prize for Physics (12),AP Scholar with Honor (11), Rensselaer Medal Award, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, High Honors (4), John H. Mitchell Prize for Leadership (11) , John O. Hall Prize for Chemistry (11), Robert R. Martin Prize for Math, Dr. Howard Rollins Ives Leadership Prize (9), Placed Nationally in French Language Exam (4th, 7th, 9th in nation), District II Honors Band, All-State Honors Band. Activities: French Horn (4), Varsity Cross Country (4) and co-captain, Varsity Skiing (3), JV Lacrosse (3), Robotic LEGO League (1). Master Archer and Timanous Huntsman (all summers throughout high school)
Future Plans: Harvey Mudd College

Caroline Howes
Daughter of Sarah Bloy and David Howes of Brunswick. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Upper School Award in Science (12), National Spanish Exam Silver Medal (10, 11), Gold Medal and 1st in the State (Spanish 5) (12), Coaches Award 2007, Varsity Track, Spanish Exchange 2006, Acadia Institute of Oceanography 2007, Marine Research Volunteer - 2007, Varsity Volleyball (2,3,4), Varsity Track and Field (4), Winter Drama (4)
Future Plans: Duke University

Hillary Keach
Daughter of Peggy and Bob Keach of Falmouth. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award (12), Frederick Dole Prize in History (12), John H. Mitchell Leadership Prize (11), AP Scholar, Robert O. Linscott Prize (10), Girls Varsity Basketball Coaches' Award (12), Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team (Varsity Basketball) (12), Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team (Varsity Soccer) (12), Girls Varsity Basketball MVP (11), Girls Varsity Basketball Captain-Grades (11, 12), Girls Junior Varsity Tennis Coaches' Award (11), Girls Varsity Basketball Coaches' Award-Grade (10), Judiciary Committee Member, elected (4), Make-A-Wish Event Leader, Student Drug and Alcohol Prevention Committee, appointed (2), Treble Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Steel Drum Band, Environmental Club
Future Plans: Colby College

Meatrice Maidman
Daughter of Jackie and Patrick Maidman of Cumberland. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Headmaster's Award (12), High Honors (4), National French Exam - 7th in State (1). Class President (9), Student Council Vice-president (11), Executive Council Co-president (12), Make-a-Wish Foundation (3), Varsity Outdoor Track (4), Varsity Indoor Track (4), Volunteer at Yarmouth Elementary School (4), Volunteer at The Cedars Senior Citizens Housing, Student Ambassador (4), Summer camp counselor at Center Day Camp (2)
Future Plans: University of Rochester

Cayla Marvil
Daughter of Becky and Josh Marvil of Yarmouth. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Headmaster's Award (12) for Highest Honors all trimesters while at NYA, National Spanish Exam Silver Medal (10, 12), Payson Bird English Award (10), AP Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Gold President's Volunteer Service Award for over 200 Hours of Community Service (12), Varsity State Champions in Soccer (3 years), Varsity State Champions in Tennis (2 years), Co-Leader of the Environmental Club, Kiva Club
Future Plans: Middlebury College

Christopher Meixell
Son of Carolyn and Jim Meixell of Westport. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Anne H. Johnson Prize for the best Senior Speech (12), High Honors (4), National Spanish Exam - Honorable Mention, (10, 11). Judiciary Committee (3), Jazz Band - Pianist (4), Varsity Tennis (3) Varsity Outdoor Track (4), Varsity Cross Country (4) Most Improved Player and Coaches Award (12), Captain (12), Varsity Indoor Track (4), Organist - Grace Episcopal Church, summer 2008
Future Plans: Rhodes College

Kate Sharp
Daughter of Susie and Bob Sharp of Harpswell. Honors: Cum Laude Society, Kenneth Coombs History Prize (12), Upper School Theater Arts Award (12), John Hall Biology Prize (10), Howard Rollin Ives Leadership Prize (9), volunteering and working for seven years at Maine State Music Theatre Stage managing for five years for a fundraiser dinner theatre Prime-time Parents Volleyball (4) coaches award (12), team captain (11, 12), sixteen shows in NYA drama
Future Plans: McGill University

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Katherine D. Avery
Calum S. Barnes
Haley L. Bennett**
Garrett D. Bowne V
Alison A. Carpenter
Calvin E. Chicoine
Victor A. Churchill
Elizabeth J.F. Clemetson
Norwood N. Cohan-Smith
Rachel K. Darby**
Christopher M. Edwards
Samuel W.M. Fear
Nicole A. Fuller
Andrew C. Gendron
Catherine E. Gercke
Lucy D. Gerrity
Samuel H. Gray**
Simon M. Hebert
Caroline G. Howes**
Peter D. Hyndman
Miles C. Isacke
Sarah K. Kaminow
Hillary E. Keach**
Alexis D. Kroot
Steven P. Lentine
Beatrice R. Maidman**
Curwin H. Martin
Cayla E. Marvil**
Christopher S. Meixell**
Katherine A. Merrill
Marie C.F. Michaud
Abigail C. Moss
Ian C. Nichols
Hallie A. Powers
Alec D. Robinov
Kate E. Sharp**
Evan T. Siepert
Cameron T.D. Smith
Ashleigh L. Taylor
Adrianna D. Twombly
Claire C. Verville
Danielle A.A. Walton
Matthew J. Ward
Joseph D.P. Warren
Kyle W. Williams
Marley B. Witham

** Cum Laude Society



Upper School Music Award
Haley L. Bennett

Upper School Visual Arts Award
Lucy D. Gerrity, Hallie A. Powers

RISD Book Award
Danielle A.A. Walton


Payson-Bird Prize - 12th
Haley L. Bennett

Foreign Language

Classics Prize
Victor A Churchill

Donald A. Schulman Prizes
French: Claire C. Verville
Spanish: Rachel K. Darby

Stanley Winship Hyde Prize
Peter D. Hyndman


Frederick H. Dole Prize
Hillary E. Keach

Kenneth B. Coombs Prize
Kate E. Sharp


Upper School Award
Haley L. Bennett

Robert R. Martin Prize
Victor A. Churchill

Arthur B. Fels Prize
Samuel H. Gray


John O. Hall Prize - Physics
Samuel H. Gray

Upper School Award
Caroline G. Howes

Community Honors

Western Maine Conference Awards
Hillary E. Keach, Ian C. Nichols

Maine Principals' Association Award
Elizabeth J.F. Clemetson

Ashleigh L. Taylor

Upper School Theater Arts Award
Kate E. Sharp

Vincent B. Welch Award
Peter D. Hyndman

Arthur C. Hansen Award
Peter D. Hyndman

Anne H. Johnson Prize
Christopher S. Meixell

Roger L. Williams Award
C. Eliza Gercke

George Bartol Merrill Prize
Adrianna D. Twombly

Bob Hawkes Prizes
Lucy D. Gerrity, Kyle W. Williams

Headmaster's Awards
Beatrice R. Maidman, Abigail C. Moss, Cayla A. Marvil