Greater Portland Christian School


Nathan Carlson lives in Portland. His parents are Dale and Judy Carlson. He has participated in several years of Gilbert and Sullivan performances, as lead one year. He is undecided as to the college he will attend. He is quite the awesome fellow and will be greatly missed.

Mercedes Foss is a resident of South Portland. Her parents are Todd and Caryn Foss. She is a member of the National Honor Society. Her major hobby is oil painting. She also loves to kayak. Mercedes plans on studying Pre-med at the University of Southern Maine, with a desire to one day be a doctor.

Tyler Kinney is a resident of Gorham. His parents are Troy and Torri Kinney. He enjoys swimming and is vice-president of his senior class and the Student Council. He plans to get a full-time job and join the workforce.

Kendra Pearson will be attending North Park University. She has been awarded the Provost Scholarship. Kendra Pearson resides in Westbrook. She is the daughter of Reverend Mark and Karen Pearson. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Phi Beta Kappa. Kendra enjoys playing soccer and has been the manager of the Varsity Girls' Basketball team. Her love of singing and acting led her to participate in the annual Gilbert & Sullivan musicals at GPCS. She has led and served as head of the Worship Team for GPCS for the past 3 years. She plans to study at North Park University this coming fall.

Alicia Ruiz is a resident of Portland. Her parents are Daniel and Lorissa Ruiz. She is a member of the National Honor Society. Alicia enjoys playing soccer. She enjoys participating in various music and drama productions as well. She is attending the Central Christian College of Kansas

Tiffany Tarbox is a resident of Saco. She is the daughter of Fran and John Tarbox. She is a member of the National Honor Society. Tiffany enjoys horseback riding; she has been riding since she was six. She has had the opportunity to compete in Dressage competitions throughout New England for the past three years. She has attended the New England Dressage Championship Fall Festival for the past two years. She plans on attending the Southern Maine Community College in the fall with a focus on on the liberal arts and then go on to study massage therapy.

Rebecca Vandette is a resident of Gorham. She is the daughter of Philip and Joan Vandette. She is a member of the National Honor Society. Rebecca enjoys soccer and basketball. She is the president of her senior class, as well as Student Council. She has participated in Model UN for four years and was head delegate this past year. She has played piano for ten years and enjoys playing playing with the Worship Team at church. Rebecca plans to study Political Science at Gordon College in the fall. She has been given the Discipleship Scholarship.