Marshwood High School

Top Seniors

Tyler E. Billipp, Valedictorian, is the son of Peter and Karen Billipp of Eliot. Tyler is the President of Student Government and the Piscataqua Chapter of the National Honor Society. Over the past four years, Tyler has been involved in varsity soccer, skiing and tennis, participated on the math team, and been a member of the French National Honor Society. He enjoys skiing, surfing, reading, and biking in his spare time. Tyler has been the recipient of the Harvard Book Award, the Aimee Schramm Book award, and awards for achievement in French and Science. In the fall Tyler plans to study biology at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Isabella Connelly, Salutatorian, is the daughter of Terry Connelly of Eliot, Maine and Ramona Connelly of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She attended St. Patrick's School in Portsmouth from kindergarten through eighth grade, and is currently involved in fencing at Seacoast Fencing Club in Rochester, New Hampshire. She is the President of Spanish National Honor Society, tutors students, and she spent last July with a host family in Spain. In the fall of 2008 she was an intern with the Obama campaign. She is a National Merit Finalist, attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on Defense, Intelligence, and Diplomacy in Washington, D.C.. and Dirigo Girls State in Bangor, Maine. She received the Aimee Schramm Book Award, the Phi Beta Kappa Award, and departmental awards in English, Math, and French while at Marshwood. She plans to attend Tufts University and major in political science.

Marlena Alleva is the daughter of Barbara Levy and Rick Alleva and lives in South Berwick and Eliot. In school she plays clarinet in concert band and has been involved in jazz, pit and marching bands. Marlena is a member of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and Tri-M Music Honor Society. Marlena has played on Marshwood's tennis team for four years. She also enjoys reading, playing piano, bike riding, and talking walks with her sister Rosie. She is a regular attendant at the local coffeehouses/open mic nights. She is considering a major in either Biology or English Literature and is interested in education. She was inspired by teaching elementary students in a summer reading program last summer. Marlena will continue playing music and is looking forward to study abroad opportunities during college. She wants to take art classes and continue writing in her spare time. Marlena plans to attend Centre College in Danville, Kentucky this fall.

Lindsey Gori is the daughter of Brian and Pam Gori of South Berwick. During her high school years she participated in varsity soccer, basketball and track. She was an SMAA First Team All Star for soccer, Foster's Dream Team Soccer All Star and was selected for the Maine McDonald's All State Academic Basketball Team and in her junior year selected to participate in the Cow Island Leadership Summit. Lindsey was class secretary for four years, vice president of the National Honor Society and a member of the Spanish National Honor Society. She has also participated in blood drives, has been a tutor for younger students and has enjoyed being a soccer referee and camp counselor. She is the recipient of the Clarkson Leadership Scholarship and TD Bank "Achieve the Dream" Scholarship. Additionally Lindsey received the Top Scholar Merit Award from the University of Maine, as well as the Edward and Grace Cutting Scholarship from the College of natural Sciences. Lindsey was accepted at Holy Cross, University of Vermont and the University of Maine Orono. She will attend the University of Maine Orono in the Honors College studying Biology.

Stephen Shea is the son of Stephen and Maria Shea and lives in South Berwick, Maine. He played trumpet in the marching band and concert band and has acted in many musicals. He was captain of the math Team, and the Historian for the National Honor Society. Stephen is very active in the Boy Scouts through community service and leadership and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. Stephen is a Black Belt in Taekwondo. He also participated in Catholic Youth Ministry and was very active in his church. Stephen Shea will be attending the United States Air Force Academy and plans to study Aerospace Engineering.

Brittany Henley is from Eliot and is the daughter of Richard and Brenda Henley. Brittany played soccer and ran track all four years of her high school career. She was honored to be selected as a captain for both sports her senior year. As well as sports, Brittany was a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society her junior and senior years of high school. Brittany also began and led a Fellowship of Christian Athletes group at Marshwood, attended a prayer group her senior year, and was a member of the Yearbook staff her senior year. Outside of school, Brittany attends Bethany Church in Greenland, New Hampshire. She actively serves there and especially enjoys teaching Sunday school to young children every week. After graduating, Brittany will be attending the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland with an undecided major. After the Academy, Brittany wants to serve her country aboard ships or pilot helicopters. Brittany also would like to teach math to middle or high school students in the future.

Logan Greenblatt is the son Peter and Lisa Greenblatt of South Berwick. As a student at Marshwood High School he served on the executive board of student government, and is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Interact Club, flute ensemble and math team. He has been on the cross country, alpine ski and tennis teams for four years, and was a captain of the cross country team his senior year. He was awarded the Algebra II and Chemistry award, and the Most Valuable Player and Spirit of Brixham Award on the ski and cross country team and was recognized as a member of the Southern Maine Athletic Association All Academic Team. Logan qualified and competed as a member of the Maine State Alpine Championship team this past winter and was selected for the SMAA All Conference Team. He has also attended the Maine Youth Leadership seminars and competed in the Timberman and Pumpkinman Triathlons. Next year he plans to attend Bates College and study biology.

Taygra Longstaff is the daughter of Shannon Darr and Stanley Longstaff and has grown up in Eliot. She has spent much of her school career participating in the school musicals, school vocal groups, and Indoor and Outdoor Track, as well as participating in music outside of school. She is president of the Tri-M Music Honor Society, and the current secretary of National Honor Society and has been recognized for her leadership abilities through positions of class president for two years, as well as Track captain since freshman year. She has also received multiple academic honors over the past four years including the Rensselaer Medal and the Williams College Book Award. In the autumn she will be attending the University of New Hampshire where she plans to study Environmental Engineering.

Ariel Kaplan is the daughter of Lisa and Michael Kaplan of South Berwick. She is captain of the field hockey team and a member of the tennis team, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, and Great Bay Coast Watch Water Sampling program. Outside of school Ariel enjoys playing on the Biddeford Lady Breakers ice hockey team and indoor field hockey at Seacoast United. She works as a camp counselor for the South Berwick Recreation Department and waitress at Frye's Leap Cafˇ. She received the biology award her junior year. Ariel will attend the University of Southern Maine where she will major in biochemistry and play field hockey. She aspires to be a high school science teacher and field hockey coach.

Michael Lee is the son of Paul and Patricia Lee. They live together, along with his younger brother Tim in Eliot, Maine. Mike has participated on the Marshwood soccer and ski teams and this year has participated in the school recycling club. In the winter months Mike and his family ski avidly, traveling to the mountains every weekend and free day that they have. During the summer Mike spends his time waiting for the snow to begin falling again. This winter season Mike will be attending the University of British Columbia in the city of Vancouver. There he will be majoring in Applied Biology a study of life and how man can better live with the biodiversity on this planet.

Additional Honor Graduates maintaining a four-year average of 93% or better include: Elizabeth Barker, Nicole Bellottie, Emily Bryant, Michelle Carr, Natasha Chabot, Amy Cole, Richard Cooney, Nicole Daugherty, Bryan Dumont, Megan Fontaine, Kathryn Gagnon, Robert Harper, Adam Hosack, Kelsey Hoyt, Johna Jones, Kristina Knight, Kathryn Marshall, George Woody Mott, Caroline Muise, William Tad Olsen, Hannah Perry, Rebecca Pike, Kacey-Sue Pope, Morgan Schoff, John Spezia, Nura Walters, Benjamin Weaver and Emily Weightman.


Principals' Award
Amy Cole and Kelsey Hoyt

Career Technical Honor Awards
Amy Conway, Jason DiNola, Nicole Dunton, April Johnson, John Spezia

Performing Arts Awards
Zane Peterson and Nura Walters

Vocal Award - Kathleen Christie Award
Taygra Longstaff

Instrumental Award
Timothy Jefferson

Library Award
Jake Thomas

Family and Consumer Science Award
Tucker Nixon

Senior Athlete Awards
Ryan Hyson and Chelsea Watson

Kenniston Awards
Tyler Billipp and Lindsey Gor

Permanent Art Collection
Karen Briggs

Watch Award
Eugene Cheney


Kasey Marie Adrien
Dennis Todd Ailinger
Lauren A. Albert
Jacob M. Allen
Marlena Dawn Alleva
Nicole Ashley Armitage
Kayla M. Arsenault
Jennifer Mae Baker
Molly McEwen Banville
Elizabeth DeLyra Barker
Benjamin Barthelemy
Meagan Mary Beckert
Nicole C. Bellottie
Louis J. Beote
Anthony M. Bernier
Tyler E. Billipp
Rebekah J. Bilodeau
Melody Blanchette
Joshua Mayo Bland
Michelle Lynne Bourget
Sarah Ann Bourget
Lateaka Jade Brewster
Karen Joanna Briggs
Elsie Brooks
Samantha Lyn Brooks
Katherine M. Brostek
Emily R. Bryant
Dylan J. Carey
Michelle C. Carr
Jesse J. Caswell
Jacque M. Catucci
Carly Rene Centers
Natasha N. Chabot
Eugene Cheney
Ian E. Chick
Stephen Chick
Andrew Paul Church
Hannah Clark
Amy Cole
Emma Collins
Amanda Conley
Isabella Connelly
Amy Conway
Richard Cooney
James Maxwell Crouch
Courtney Cunningham
Benjamin L. Dalecki
Patrick Darcy
Nicole Daugherty
Andrew Davies
Justin E. Davis
Jason DiNola
Jennifer Marie Dube
Ryan Richard Dulong
Bryan Dumont
Nicole T. Dunton
Neal Dalton Dwelley
Matthew Edwards
Jordan Marie Emerson
Kelsey Emery
Megan Estey
Daniel M. Fitzpatrick
Brett M. Folger
Megan Fontaine
Carly Frame
Kathryn Gagnon
Candice M. Glennon
Colleen Glennon
Racheal Glover
Nathan W. Godfrey
William L. Goodwin
Lindsey Gori
Mark H. Green
Logan Greenblatt
Ethan Grogan
Jordan Robert Guy
Robert D. Harper
Paige M. Hartman
George Michael Hendrickson
Brittany Henley
Kassandra L. Hichens
Logan Horne
Adam M Hosack
William Hosken
Pierce W Howell
Kelsey Kathleen Hoyt
Sarah B. Hundley
Ryan T. Hyson
Timothy Hale Jefferson
Matthew T. Jenkins
April Johnson
Johna Coby Jones
Ariel Lynn Kaplan
Cameron Karosis
Spencer Douglass Kilgour
Kristina Knight
Ashley Marie Krupski
Dawna Kulakowski
Steven Lachance
Joshua Lamprey
Christofer Land
Jennifer H. Leach
Michael Lee
Gage Leeware
Daniel F. Lennon
Miranda Destany Levesque
Jacob Lewis
Andrew Scott Lietz
Taygra Longstaff
Julian A. Maggiore
Patrick R. Maher
Hope Elizabeth Mandell
Kathryn M. Marshall
Ian Carl McAlister
Morgan Lucinda McCandlish
Kezia Anne McShane
Christopher Allen Mello
Jessica A. Melvin
Travis A. Mendola
Douglas Morell
George Woody R Mott
Caroline Rose Muise
Kaitlyn V. Nadeau
Jeremy Michael Naples
Matthew Naples
Kelly Frances Nichols
Tucker Crawford Nixon
William Tad Olsen
Zebulon E. Olson
Caitlyn Marie Parker
Hannah E. Perry
Zane Peterson
Erika Ann Philbrick
Tyler Laurent Picard
Rebecca Pike
Timothy E. Pike
Brittany Mariah Poitras
James Edward Poole
Kacey-Sue Pope
Irie Joyce Potter
Rebecca L. Powers
Christopher Reddy
Brian Michael Rice
Patrick Benjamin Richardson
Emily Rose Robinson
Nicole A. Rouse
Lindsay A. Rousseau
Avrie Russell
Ben Dewitt Russell
Tyanne Amanda Sauve
Rebekah Elizabeth Savage
Morgan Nicole Schoff
Emily K. Senter
Thea Shanholtz
Stephen J. Shea
Cathlin Marie Smith
Mallory Carina Smith
Alexander H. Spencer
John Louis Spezia
Darlene Spooner
Samantha Rae Taylor
David T.J. Tetu
Victoria Thacher
Jazmine Leigh Thayer
Courtney Thomas
Jake D. Thomas
Daniel Thompson
Jared Tobey
Ewan Linden Towle
Christopher F. Towne
Dylan James Trott
Sarah E. Vedrani
Jonathan L. Veino
Andrew Michael Verrill
Kaitlyn Dawn Victory
Joshua Paul Volger
William Jesse Walker
Nura Walters
Chelsea Watson
Benjamin Weaver
Campbell Reye Webber
Carlton John Weber
Emily Ann Weightman
Adam A. Whittaker
Ryan Chris Whyte
Christopher Anthony Wild
Meaghan Nicole Williams
James R. Woodsum
Benjamin O. Yarian
Alexa N. Young