Class of 2010 Top Ten
Rachel Miller, daughter of Rob and Diane Miller, plans to attend The University of Southern Maine and major in K-8 education and special education.
Honors, awards, achievements: National Honor Society, Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen for Deering High School, Academic Letter, Rensselaer Medal Award for excellence in science and math and Harvard Book Award.
Activities: Future Teachers of America, Student Leadership Team, Student Worship Team, Tennis Team.
Sarina Selleck, daughter of Natalie Mann and Stephen Selleck, plans to attend The University of Vermont and major in animal science.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Girl Scout Silver Award, Key Club Member, Varsity Field Hockey Letter, Smith Book Award, JV State Champion in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, First alternate for Catholic Forensic League National Tournament.
Activities: Girl Scouts, Field Hockey, Hand Bells, Concert Band, Key Club, Drama Club, National Honor Society, Deering Spanish Club, Deering Debate, Volunteer at Androscoggin Animal Hospital, Volunteer with NO on 1 Campaign.
Jami LeRoy, daughter of Bill and Lee LeRoy, plans to attend Boston University.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Swim State Finalist in three events, Swim Coach Award, Dartmouth Book Award, Junior Class Co-President, Field Hockey Coach's Award, Swim New England Competitor, Captain of Field Hockey Team, Captain of Swim Team.
Activities: Field Hockey, Swimming, Freshman Softball, Student Senate, Volunteer Portland Middle School Swim Coach.
Jean McCabe, daughter of Elizabeth McCabe Park and Eric McCabe Johnson, plans to attend Brown University and major in public policy or political science.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Math Team High Scorer, National Merit Scholar, two time LD Debate national qualifier, Maine Association of Math Leagues Top 50 Scorer, Academic Decathlon State runner-up, Brown University Book Award, Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate State Runner-up, Lincoln-Douglas Debate Varsity State Champion.
Activities: Debate Team, Math Team, Spanish Club, Tennis Team, Academic Decathlon, Model UN, Volunteer at NO on 1 Campaign, waitress at Park Danforth.
Brian Pedro, son of Phil Pedro, plans to attend Tufts University and major in chemistry.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Yale Book Award, National Merit Commended Scholar, United States Presidential Scholar.
Activities: Math Team, Ramblings, MSABC Walk, Indoor Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Karate, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
Keleigh O'Neil, daughter of Kathleen & Bill O'Neil, plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute and major in math.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Co-Captain of Math Team, National Merit Commended Scholar, Candidate for US Presidential Scholars Program, All State Academic Decathlon, silver medal in math, bronze medal in interview and top scorer on Deering’s academic Decathlon Team. St. Joesph College Book Award.
Activities: Math Team, Hand Bells, Outdoor Track, Future Teachers of America, Class Senate, National Honor Society, Primetime Student Ministries
Alexandra Jackson, daughter of Francis and Ellen Jackson, plans to attend Smith College and major in English or History.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Cornell Book Award, NMSQT Letter of Commendation
Activities: Hand Bells Choir, Drama Club, Band, Anime Club, and American Sign Language Club.
Ariye Krassner, daughter of Devra Krassner, plans to attend Bowdoin College and major in psychology.
Honors, awards, achievements: Saint Anselm Book Award, National Honors Society Achievement Award, Varsity Academic Letter, Varsity Letter in Track, Maine Academy of Gymnastics Certificate of Recognition.
Activities: National Honor Society, Deering Civil Rights Team, Ramblings, Maine Medical Explorers, Deering Gay-Straight Alliance, Deering Key Club, National Youth Leaders Conference Nominee, National Youth Leadership Forum in Medicine.
Laura Mason, daughter of Dave and Cheryl Mason, plans to attend Liberty University and major in business.
Honors, awards, achievements: Academic Letter, Connecticut College Book Award.
Activities: President of French Club, Church Youth Group, National Honor Society, Future Teachers of America, mission service work to New Orleans and Romania.
Taylor Dean, daughter of Nancy and Tim Dean of 3 Parsons Road, Portland, plans to attend Boston College and major in biology.
Honors, awards, achievements: National Honor Society President, Spanish Club Treasurer, Unsung Hero Award for Field Hockey, Academic Letter, Varsity Letter for Field Hockey and Lacrosse.
Activities: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Key Club, Student Senate, Spanish club, Maine Medical Explorers, National Honor Society, Speech Team, year round volunteer at Bookwork's(Strive), National Youth Leadership Forum for Medicine.
Ilias Ben Malek
Samuel DiFillipo III
Neville Griffiths Jr.