Biddeford High School

Top Seniors

Alycia Gelinas, Valedictorian, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Gerry and Denise Gelinas of Biddeford. She has participated in Student Council, National Honors Society, Interact, Be the Change Team, and Varsity Cheerleading. During her senior year, Alycia served as the treasurer of Student Council, secretary of National Honors Society, and was captain of both the fall and winter cheering teams. She has done a wide range of community service with organizations such as Interact, National Honors Society and Toys for Tots. Alycia was the recipient of the University of New England Book Award, the Spanish World Languages Star Award, and both the Most Dedicated and Most Valuable Cheerleader awards. She was also a member of the SMAA All-Academic Team and was recognized as a first team SMAA all star freshman through senior year. During Alycia's four years of cheering, her team won three consecutive Class A State Titles. She has been selected to cheer in this year's Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic. In the fall, Alycia will attend Northeastern University to study pharmacology and earn her Doctor of Pharmacy degree.


Renaie LeBlond, Salutatorian, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Tom and Denise LeBlond of Biddeford. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Renaie has been involved in Student Council, Interact, National Honor Society, Swimming, and Volleyball. She served as Student Vice President of her class sophomore year. Renaie was the recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Association's Academic Achievement Award, attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Convention, and was a member of the All-State All-Academic Volleyball and Swim teams. Outside of school, she is a lifeguard and swim instructor at the Northern York County YMCA and has danced both competitively and recreationally for 14 years. In the fall, Renaie will attend Quinnipiac University in their six-year Physician Assistant program.


Katherine Campbell, Magana Cum Laude, is the daughter of Edward Campbell and Judy Sanipass. She will be graduating from Biddeford High School in the class of 2010. There she was a member of the National Honor Society and participated in both girls indoor and outdoor track and field, volleyball, and girls club lacrosse. She also participated in community service activities both in and out of school such as Address the Mess, Habitat for Humanity, and Relay for Life. Katie will attend the University of Maine at Orono in the fall to study biology as a pre-medicine student.


Nicole Cartier, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of a single mom, Buffy Cartier, of Biddeford. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Nicole has participated in Lady Tiger volleyball, Interact, and the National Honor Society. She played volleyball her first three years and managed both Varsity and JV in her last year. Only having joined Interact as an upcoming senior, she volunteered for numerous events and could always be counted on to be there. She also volunteered for the Big Brothers/ Big Sisters program in which she visited her ÔLittle' every week for at least one hour. Nicole served as Vice president of the National Honor Society; alongside the other officers, she helped lead the organization in raising money for many causes including the Haiti Relief effort and in collecting over 2,000 pounds of food with combined efforts of Interact for eleven community families to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast. Outside of school, Nicole has actively participated in Koryo Karate since she was seven years of age, and she has been an assistant instructor since her freshman year of high school. She is a black belt and will soon be testing for her second degree on July 23, 2010. Nicole will be attending Babson College in the fall to further study Accounting as she pursues a career as a CPA.


Kaitlyn Dutremble, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Kenneth Dutremble and Darlene Allen. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Kaitlyn has actively participated in Student Council, National Honor Society, Interact, Cheerleading, and Softball. Kaitlyn served as Student Council Secretary and captain of ball fall and winter Varsity Cheerleading. Kaitlyn was the recipient of the Dartmouth Book Award, and was also selected for the SMAA All-Academic Team along with the SMAA First-Team All Stars. Kaitlyn was selected to cheer in this year's Lobster Bowl Football Game, and also won three consecutive State Championships with her cheerleading team. In the fall, Kaitlyn will be attending the University of North Carolina Charlotte to pursue a career in Speech-Language Pathology.


Valerie Gikas, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Steve Gikas and Penny Hayne. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Valerie has actively participated in Interact, Civil Rights/Amnesty International, Gay-Straight Alliance, National Honors Society, the Drama Program, and Upward Bound at USM. Valerie served as secretary of the Civil Rights Team during her senior year. As a member of Upward Bound at USM, Valerie participated in summer classes, job shadows, college/career exploration courses and internships at the American Red Cross and the Animal Refuge League. As a member of the AP Environmental Science class, Valerie helped organize Green Week at BHS along with "Green Community Event" which was open to the local public. Valerie was a recipient of the French Star Award her senior year. In the fall, Valerie will be attending Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts and hopes to study History and Environmental Science.


Vanessa Gikas, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Steve Gikas and Penny Hayne. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Vanessa participated in the Civil Rights and Amnesty International Team, the Interact Club, National Honors Society, the Gay-Straight Alliance, Upward Bound at USM, and the Drama Program. During her three years on the Civil Rights Team, she served in different positions such as secretary, vice president, and co-president. During her senior year, she played a large role in helping to organize a community wide Go Green Event. Vanessa was a recipient of the 2009 Junior English Star Award and the 2010 Senior Spanish Star Award. In the fall, Vanessa will be attending Bennington College; she is an undeclared major interested in writing, languages, the environment, and social sciences.


Danielle Laverriere, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Steven and Denise Laverriere of Saco. During her four years at Biddeford High School, Danielle has actively participated in Student Council, National Honor Society, Interact, BRCOT Student Advisory Board, Soccer, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track. Danielle served as captain of the Varsity Soccer, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track teams. Danielle was the recipient of the 2010 SMAA Indoor Track Shirley Jones Most Improved Senior Award, the 2009 Soccer and Indoor Track Tiger Pride Character Award, the 2009 Marietta College Book Award, the 2009 Outdoor Track Most Dedicated Award, and the 2008 Outdoor Track Most Valuable Player Award. In the fall, Danielle will be attending the University of Maine to study Accounting.


Jaclyn McCurry, Magna Cum Laude, is the daughter of Timothy and Sheila McCurry of Biddeford. She has participated in sports all four years of high school. She has played basketball, softball, lacrosse, and field hockey. In basketball, she received the Tiger Pride Award her senior year, and in softball she was given the Most Improved Award and Honorable Mention All Conference her sophomore year. She has received a varsity letter in all four sports. In addition to athletics, she has participated in Interact and the National Honor Society. In her junior year, she was the recipient of the Star Award for the Social Science Department. In the fall, Jaclyn plans to attend the University of Maine at majoring in education.


Janson J. O'Neil, Magna Cum Laude, is the son of James and Renee O'Neil of Biddeford. He is a member of the National Honor's Society and recipient of the USM Book Award. During his Junior year, Janson designed an independent study that focused on assisting faculty with transferring and formatting data. He later passed the techniques he learned on to other students. Additionally, Janson participated in the "Field Based Natural Science Institute." sponsored by Eastern Alliance in Science and Technology (EAST). Janson will be attending the University of Southern Maine as a Physics Major.


Erik J. Villandry, Magna Cum Laude, is the son of Normand and Lisa Villandry of Biddeford. During his four years at BHS, Erik has participates in Football (All-Academic Team), Indoor Track (All-Academic Team), Spring Track (All-Academic Team), Cross Country, Basketball, and Baseball. He was named captain for both Indoor Track and Spring Track for this year and has achieved National Elite Silver status in the javelin. Erik is a four-year member of Natural Helpers and is also a member of the National Honor Society. In the fall, Erik will be attending Bentley University in Waltham, MA to study accounting and finance as part of the class of 2014.


Travis J. Vigneault, Magna Cum Laude, is the son of Kevin and Denise Vigneault of Arundel. Travis participated in football, basketball, and baseball during all four years of high school and he was elected captain of each of these teams during his senior year. He was named to the S.M.A.A. all-conference football team and will be participating in the Kora Shriners Lobster Bowl football game in July. In addition to sports, Travis has actively participated in National Honor Society, served as the Interact Club president, wan as R.S.V.P. program member, and also a member of the school's math team. Academic awards that Vigneault has received include the Social Science department star award and the Williams College book award. In the fall, Travis will be attending Bentley University to study finance.


Awards

Aaron Drisko Memorial sponsored by B and S Chamber of Commerce  Veer Patel, Samantha Farley
Aguiar Family Memorial   Anastacia Brannen
Al Brunelle Scholarship   Sean Daigneault, Destinee Cyr
Amvets Post #1   Ryan Regis
Angela Pelletier Memorial   Autumn Linteau
BHS Activities Fund Scholarship   Alycia Gelinas, Validictorian Award
BHS Activities Fund Scholarship   Renaie LeBlond, Salutatorian Award
BHS Alumni Fund   Aimee Michaud
BHS Alumni Fund   Evan McBreairty
BHS Alumni Fund   Tasha Harper
BHS Alumni Fund   Amanda Drouin
BHS Alumni Fund   Kaitlyn Dutremble
BHS Alumni Fund   Autumn Linteau
Bidd. Administrators' Association   Vanessa Gikas
Biddeford Athletic Association   Jaclyn McCurry, Veer Patel
Biddeford Ice Arena scholarship   Ben Jerome, Craig Anton
Biddeford Music Boosters   Christopher Boucher
Biddeford Police Association   Richard Erickson
Biddeford Saco Rotary   Renaie LeBlond
Biddeford Saco Rotary (YCCC)   Jeremiah Flick, Jessica Goulet
Biddeford Savings Bank   Henry Pelletier
Bill A. Dussault   Janson O'Neill
BHS Class of 1959 Scholarship   Mallori Alfano
BHS Class of 1959 Scholarship   Allyson Lambert
BHS Class of 09Tasha McLain Mem.   Tom Huot
Biddeford Teachers Association   Alyson Lambert, Kelsey Doherty
Brent Machado Memorial   Gavin Cote
Brother Richard Hebert Memorial   Renaie LeBlond
BYL Howdy Marshall Memorial   MaryAnn Marshall, Ethan Pratt
Burnham-Brooks-Crowley Trust   Dakota McGuire
Carmen Lowe Memorial   Cameron Looper
Carol Manning Memorial   Stephanie Hatch
Central Maine Power   Sarah Martel
Center of Technology   Hannah Boucher, Cody Maheu, Shannon Berthiaume
  Stephanie Duval, Aimee Michaud
  Jordan Tran, Jessica Caron, Kendra Charette
  Tyler Peloquin, Cory Tardif
Chantigny Family Scholarship   Nicole Cartier
Charles Osbon Jr. Memorial   Jeremiah Flick
Cheryl D'Amico Scholarship   Kaitlin Goulet, Jennifer Vadnais
Coca Cola Bottling Co   Kendra Charette
Don Collard Scholarship   Jennifer Vadnais
Don Elie Scholarship   Renaie Leblond
Dr. Charles Belisle Scholarship   Katherine Campbell
Dutch Elm Golf Course Scholarship   Katherine Campbell
Early College for ME Scholarship   Lorna Gallant, Jeremiah Flick, Amanda Carnegie,
  Jamie Desjardins,Justin Quattrone
Ellen Authier Scholarship   Katrina Ternus
So. Biddeford Neighborhood Society   Jordan Beaulieu
Francis T. Spencer Memorial   Gavin Cote
Gerard M. Belisle Memorial   Danielle Laverriere
Guy Boucher'89 Memorial   Travis Vigneault
Harold Pinansky Memorial   Cody Maheu
Hayes Family Scholarship   Phi Tran
Helene Rizas/Joseph Meehan Memorial   Mary Ann Marshall
Home Health Visiting Nurse   Kaylie Lachance
Imagine America Scholarship   Mason Nolette
Jeffrey Colasanti '89 Memorial   Lauren Rousseau
Joan Beaudry Scholarship givenby Bidd Pool Community Club   Dan Huy, Megan Millette, Sarah DeGroot, Anastacia Brannen
Joanne Wrba Memorial   Kaylie Lachance
John Cosgrove'75 Memorial   Lauria Pettengill
John O'Leary Memorial   Amanda Lessard
Jolly John Auto City   Jade Binette
Jolly John Auto City(cot student)   Michelle Paquette
John Gelinas Memorial Scholarship   Henry Pelletier
Kathleen M. Gavin Award   Renaie LeBlond, Alycia Gelinas
Kennebunk Savings Bank   Alycia Gelinas
Kerry Anton Memorial   Travis Vigneault
Maine Principals' Association(Melmac)   Vanessa Gikas
Maine State Employees Assoc   Megan Millette
Marcel Faucher Memorial   Samantha Farley
Maude Trott Trust   Anthony Richards
Mel Gay Memorial   Gavin Cote
Micheal Lemieux '77 Memorial   Nicholas Simpson
Mike Landry Memorial Scholarship   Trevor Parker
Paul Stebbins Memorial   Tonya Patterson
Peter Underwood Memorial   Heath Seely
Pratt & Whitney Scholarship   Nicholas Fitzgerald, Jeffrey Fogg
Ralph Perreault Trust   Kelsey Doherty, Hannah Boucher
Raymond Cyr Memorial   Hilary Dion
Rochambeau Club   Samantha Farley
Rochelle V. Gagnon   Allen Prout
RSU#23 Educ. Association   Mary Ann Marshall
Ruth Dearborn Memorial   Chantal Dubois, Miranda Blais, Jordan Tran
Saco Bay Rotary(tools)   Abdimajid Mohamed, Stephanie Hatch, Danielle Laverriere
Saco&Biddeford Savings Institution   Renaie LeBlond,
Saco&Biddeford Savings Institution   Eric Villandry, Alex Villandry
Saco Lodge#2 100F   Hilary Dion
Saco Lodge#2 100F   Gregory Letellier, Tom Dubois
Sen George J. Mitchell Scholarship   Jaclyn McCurry
Sid Villandry Football Scholarship   Alex Villandry
St. Louis Alumni Association   Alycia Gelinas, Kaitlyn Dutremble, Jennifer Vadnais, Erik Villandry
St. Louis Alumni Association   Samantha Farley
St. Louis Alumni Golf Scholarship   Nicholas Simpson
Stu Eager Memorial   Nicole Cartier
Thursday Club   Jessica Caron, Stephanie Duval, Valerie Gikas,
Thursday Club   Abdimajid Mohamed, Veer Patel
Tiger Pride.TJ's Pizza Scholarship   Jaclyn McCurry
Yeaton Trust   Michelle Paquette
York County Ret. Teachers Association   Jennifer Vadnais

Graduates

Mallori Alfano
Joshua Anderson
Craig Anton
Lita Antone
Christina Archambault
Shane P Baldino
Dimitri Baumann
Travus Beason
Zachary Beason
Jordan T Beaulieu
Jason J Beaumier
Emily Bernard
Shannon Berthiaume
Brittany Bilbrey
Shawn Bineau
Jade Binette
Kyle J Binette
Marc Bisson
Miranda Blais
Caitlin J Blaisdell
Regina L Board
Cody Boisvert
Bethany L Boucher
Christopher T Boucher
Hannah L Boucher
Kristy A Boucher
Richard R Boucher
Kristine Bournival
Amanda Boyd
Anastacia Brannen
Ian Bridges
Michael Bridges
Alannah Brown
Cody Bugher
Jacob Burdick
John W Bussell
Samuel W Butler
Brittany Camire
Katherine Campbell
Jordan Cantara
Sarah Carbone
Amanda Carnegie
Jessica Caron
Nicole Cartier
Kevin Cassette
Rebecca J Caudle
Kendra Charette
Shaun S Clancy
Nikolas J Coggins
Elizabeth Coleman
Dylan Conley
Joseph Coreau
Anthony Corey
Blair M Cote
Gavin K Cote
Marilu Cross
Destinee Cyr
Sean T Daigneault
Zachary Dallaire
Sarah DeGroot
Jamie Desjardins
Hilary L Dion
Kelsey Doherty
Jeffrey Doner
Noah Dow
Jonathan B Dowd
Jeremy D Drake
Amanda Drouin
Chantal Dubois
Eric Dubois
Thomas E DuBois
Christopher Dudley
Emily G Dunbar
Devyn E Dupuis
Kaitlyn Dutremble
Stephanie Duval
Bradley R Ellis
Richard L Erickson
Miles Estes
Samantha Farley
Ryan Fecteau
Stephanie Fisher
Nicholas M Fitzgerald
Kayla Fleurant
Trevor S Fleurent
Jeremiah Flick
Jeffrey Fogg
Christopher Foss
Brent Franco
Dylan C Gagne
Cory V Gallant
Lorna E Gallant
Ryana Garcia
Samuel Gauttier
Alycia Gelinas
Valerie J Gikas
Vanessa J Gikas
Casey C Goldthwait
Jeffrey Gonneville
Kayla M Goodwin
Amy Goudreau
Jessica Goulet
Kaitlin N Goulet
Nolan C Guay
Chelsea Hale
Kevin Hamilton
Tasha C Harper
Stephanie Hatch
Kyle Hauck
Jacob Hill
Dillan Huard
Thomas Huot
Danny S Huy
Benjamin Jerome
Troy W Johnson
Dylan Katon
James Leelan Kirk
Kathleen D Labbe
Kaylie Lachance
Channing R LaFlamme
Allyson L Lambert
Joseph D Lambert
Adam Lancaster
Christopher Langevin
Keith Lapierre
Anna LaPointe
Alexander M Lauzon
Danielle Laverriere
Tyler M Laverriere
Abigail Lavoie
Renaie LeBlond
Aaron Lessard
Amanda M Lessard
Nathan Lessard
Nathan Joseph Lessard
Gregory R Letellier
Autumn Linteau
Chelsea Loignon
Cameron Looper
Cody Maheu
Kelsey Maheu
Dennis Marcotte
Sarah N Marcotte
MaryAnn Marshall
Karen Martel
Sarah Martel
Evan McBreairty
Jaclyn McCurry
Seth McDonough
Dakota McGuire
Scott Mercier
Aimee Michaud
Jacob C Miller
Megan Millette
Abdimajid Mohamed
Tasha Morton
Cheyenne Nightingale
Alyssa Newton
Mason Nolette
Janson O'Neil
Isabelle Oleson
Danielle Ouellette
Justin Palmer
Michelle Paquette
Erin Paradis
Brandon Parenteau
Trevor J Parker
Tyler J Parker
Veer Patel
Marisa L Patoine
Tonya M Patterson
Henry Pelletier
Tyler Peloquin
Jessica Perkins
Keith D Petrin
Lauria Pettengill
Michael Pevear
Chelsea-Rae Pitcher
Stephanie Poirier
Ethan Pratt
Jessica Prest
Allen Prout
Justin Quattrone
Anthony Rand
Ryan Regis
Derek J Reny
Bryttni Rice
Anthony Richards
Anastasia Rizas
Allison E Robida
Cassie Rose
Lauren E Rousseau
Matthew E Roy
Mariah Ruel
Matthew Scott
Alexander G Scribner
Tyler Seaver
Heath Seeley
Vanessa Shaner
Maria K Shea
Nicholas S Simpson
Trevor Singleton
Zachary Sorenson
Adam M Spanks
Felicia Squires
Cory Tardif
Kayla Jean Taylor
Katrina M Ternus
Abigail R Thibodeau
Whitney Tidd
Matthew Towle
Jordan P Tran
Phi V Tran
Justin Trudeau
Jennifer Vadnais
Morgan E Valliere
Travis J Vigneault
Alex Villandry
Erik Villandry
Brad J Wheeler
Rachel Wheeler
Joseph M White
Killian Whitworth