Westbrook High School

Honor Graduates

Nicholas S. Harmon, son of Mark and Odilia Harmon of Westbrook. Honors: Valedictorian; National Honor Society; National Merit Scholar Finalist; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal; Phi Beta Kappa Award; Eagle Scout; School Board Student Member (11,12); SMAA All-Academic. Academic awards in English, Spanish, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies. Activities: Indoor Track (10), Lacrosse (9-11), Outdoor Track (12), Soccer (9-12), Wrestling (9), Interact Club, Jazz Ensemble, Math Team, Spanish Club (Co-President), Boy Scouts, Church Youth Group, Church Camp, Soccer Camp, Engineering Camp. Future Plans: will attend Tufts University and major in Mechanical Engineering.


Kathryn G. Walsh, daughter of Brian and Sharon Walsh of Westbrook. Honors: Salutatorian; National Honor Society (Vice-President-12); Class President (9-12); Williams College Book Award; Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Award; D.A.R. Good Citizen Award; President's Volunteer Service Award (Bronze); Dirigo Girls State (Attorney General and 1st Outstanding Girl); Girls Nation; District One Music Festival (1st Chair Alto Saxophone, Honors Chorus); Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Ensemble I); SMAA All-Academic; All-State Academic; Team Player Award in Field Hockey. Academic Awards in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Spanish, and Health. Activities: Envirothon, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I, Math Team, Peer Leadership Group, Peer Tutor, Spanish Club (Secretary-10; Co-President-11,12), Student Council (Vice-President-11, President-12), Field Hockey (9-12), Catholic Youth Leadership Team (State Officer 11,12), Church Choir, Church Youth Group, Presidential Campaign Volunteer, Westbrook City Council Student Representative (12), Youth Field Hockey Volunteer Coach. Future plans: will attend Harvard University and major in Government/Law.

Molly A. Ridley, daughter of Philip and Pamela Ridley of Buxton. Honors: Honor Essayist; National Honor Society; Class Vice-President (10-12); Class Director (9); Society of Women Engineers Award; American Mathematics Competition (1st Place); American Invitational Mathematics Exam; Michigan Math/Science Scholars Summer Institute; Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I); Maine State Jazz Festival (Outstanding Musicianship Award-10-12); All-State-Jazz and Classical (10-12). Academic Awards in Social Studies and Math. Activities: Chamber Ensemble, Envirothon, Interact Club, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble, Math Team, Model UN (Treasurer-11), Spanish Club, Student Council (Vice-President-10-12), Outdoor Track (9), David Wells Honors Jazz Combo, Litchfield Summer Jazz Institute, Maine Jazz Camp, Martial Arts, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Portland Youth Woodwind Quintet, Woodwind Quintet. Future plans: will attend Bowdoin College and major in Mathematics/Government.

Samuel J. Touchette, son of Craig and Susan Touchette of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; National Latin Exam Level I (Maxima cum laude); President's Volunteer Service Award; University of Rochester Bausch and Lomb Award; American Mathematics Competition (1st, 2nd Place); Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Ensemble I; 3rd Place-Jazz Combo); All-State Classical (10-12). Academic Awards in English, Latin, Math, Music, and Social Studies. Activities: Chamber Ensemble, Chess Club, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I, Math Team (Officer-12), Model UN, Tennis (10,11), Boy Scouts, Church Altar Server, Church Choir, Maine Medical Volunteer, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Woodwind Quintet. Future plans: will attend Tufts University and major in Pre-med.

Kevin J. Hooke, son of Diane Rivers-Hooke of Westbrook, and Stephen Hooke of Cape Elizabeth. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Secretary (10-12); American Mathematics Competition (3rd Place); Dirigo Boys State; District One Music Festival; Eagle Scout; WRVC Outstanding Student of the Quarter (Drafting); Youth Art Month; SMAA All-Academic. Academic Awards in Art, Spanish, and Mathematics. Activities: Interact Club (Secretary-10; Director-11), Jazz Ensemble I & II, Math Team, Model UN, Spanish Club, Student Council, Cross Country (12) Indoor Track (9-12), Outdoor Track (12), Soccer (9,11), Tennis (9-11), Boy Scouts, People to People, Summer Jazz Improv, Summer Soccer. Future plans: will attend the University of Miami and major in Architecture.

Cassidy Leighton, daughter of Harold and Dawn Leighton of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (10); Class Treasurer (9,11,12); Rotary Youth Leadership Award; University of Rochester Humanities Award; Dirigo Girls State (#1 Senator). Academic awards in Social Studies and Spanish. Activities: Envirothon, Math Team, Model UN (President-11), Peer Mentoring, Sock'n Buskin Theater (Secretary 10-12), Spanish Club (Treasurer-12), Student Council (Secretary-12), Lacrosse (9-11), People to People, People to People Delegate of the Year Nominee, Red Cross Volunteer, Search Committee for New Superintendent, Building Committee-Middle School Theater, Interview Committee for English Teacher. Future plans: will attend Dickinson College and major in International Relations.

Susan E. Stearns, daughter of Phillip and Karen Stearns of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Rotary Youth Leadership Award; National Latin Exam Level I (Summa cum laude). Activities: Key Club, Math Team, Model UN (Vice-President-11), Field Hockey (9), Softball (9), Swimming (10), Bible Quizzing, Church Youth Group, Sunday School Teacher. Future plans: will attend the University of Southern Maine and major in Nursing.

Ronald Ho, son of Olivia Zuo of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (11,12); Harvard Book Award; All State Honors Jazz Band and Jazz Combo ; Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I); Maine State Jazz Festival (Outstanding Musicianship 10-12); Jazz Festival (Judge's Choice Award 10,11); State Track and Field Championships (9-11); New England Track and Field Championships (11). Activities: Envirothon, Interact Club, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I, Math Team, Student Council, Outdoor Track (9-12), Hospital Volunteer, Maine Jazz Camp, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Lessons, Engineering Camp, Youth Summer Track, Youth Summer Track State Championships. Future plans: will attend University of Maine and major in Mechanical Engineering.

Alec M. Bollig, son of Kristin McCarthy of Westbrook, and John Bollig of Wisconson. Honors: National Honor Society; American Mathematics Competition (2nd and 3rd Place); SMAA All-Academic; Blazes Ambassador Award in Indoor Track. Academic Awards in English, Spanish, and Science. Activities: Math Team, Spanish Club, Football (9), Indoor Track (12), Outdoor Track (12). Future plans: will attend University of Wisconsin and major in Statistics.

Nathaniel W. Gowen, son of David and Kathy Gowen of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Eagle Scout; All-Star Cast Award (10,11); All-State Cast Award (10); Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place -Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Combo); Maine State Jazz Festival (Outstanding Musicianship - 11,12). Academic Awards in English, Spanish, Theater, Music, Science, and Social Studies. Activities: Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I, Marching Band, Math Team, Sock'n Buskin Theater (Treasurer-12), Boy Scouts, Boy Scout National Youth Leadership Training, Boy Scout Summer Camp, Maine Jazz Camp, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Future plans: will attend Franklin Pierce University and double major in Music and English.

Rachel M. Joiner, daughter of Calvin and Kathleen Joiner of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society. Academic Award in Science and Social Studies. Activities: Model UN, Yearbook, Basketball (9-11), Lacrosse (9-11), National Colonial Dames of America. Future plans: will attend the University of Maine at Farmington and major in Education.

Kristine A. Brassard, daughter of William and Susan Brassard of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Riding to the Top Volunteer of the Year (12). Academic Awards in Physical Education, Science and Math. Activities: Interact Club, Key Club, Spanish Club, Tennis (9-11), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Dressage Training, Riding to the Top; NHS for Scholars. Future plans: will attend the University of Southern Maine and major in Accounting/Business.

Amelia J. Brackett, daughter of Daphne Brackett and Daniel Brackett of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Rhode Island of Design Book Award; Women's Club Art Award. Academic Award in Art. Activities: Key Club, Spanish Club, Tennis (9-11). Future plans: will attend the University of Southern Maine and major in Business.

Nicholas S. Finocchiaro, son of Alfred and Julie Finocchiaro of Westbrook. Honors: National Latin Exam Level I (Cum laude); SMAA All-Conference in Golf (10-12); SMAA All-Academic; Blazes Award in Golf. Activities: Math Team, Peer Mentoring, Baseball (9-11), Golf (9-12). Future plans: will attend the University of Utah and major in Mechanical Engineering.

Samantha J. Williams, daughter of Robert and Kimberly Williams of Westbrook. Honors: SMAA All-Academic; Coach's Award in Indoor Track; Most Improved Runner in Cross Country and Indoor Track; Most Valuable Runner in Cross Country. Academic Awards in Spanish and Math. Activities: Natural Helpers, Cross Country (9-12 Captain-11,12), Indoor Track (9-12-Captain-11,12), Lacrosse (9-12-Captain-12 ). Future plans: will attend the University of New England and major in Medical Biology.

Mary K. Esty, daughter of Donald and Kathy Esty of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Smith College Book Award. Academic Awards in Spanish and Math. Activities: Interact Club, Key Club, Spanish Club, Soccer (9-11), Tennis (10-12), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Elementary School Tutor, Middle School Ass't Softball Coach, Special Olympics Basketball Coach, Volunteer at the Animal Refuge League. Future plans: will attend Boston University and major in Elementary Education.

Kelsea J. Trefethen, daughter of Cyndi Trefethen of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; St. Joseph's College of Maine Book Award; Coach's Award in Soccer. Academic Award in Math. Activities: Interact Club, Peer Leadership Group, Peer Mentoring, Sock'n Buskin Theater (Secretary-11,President-12), Lacrosse (9-12-Captain-12), Soccer (9-11), Church Youth Group, State Youth Council Executive Committee. Future plans: will attend the University of Maine at Farmington and major in Secondary Education/Physics.

Matthew A. McCarthy, son of Mark and Jane McCarthy of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; SMAA All-Academic; Coach's Award in Golf; Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place Jazz Ensemble I, 3rd Place Jazz Combo); Maine State Jazz Festival (Outstanding Musicianship Award-12). Academic Awards in English and Social Studies. Activities: Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble I, Math Team, Peer Leadership Group, Cross Country (9), Golf (10-12), Outdoor Track (9). Future plans: will attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and major in Aeronautical Science.

Jeffrey A. Morse, son of Arthur and Nancy Morse of Westbrook. Honors: Class Director (9); SMAA All-Academic; SMAA All-Conference in Soccer; Coach's Award in Soccer; Most Improved Player in Soccer. Activities: Recycling Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, Lacrosse (9-11), Soccer (9-12, Captain-12). Future plans: will attend Thomas College and major in Criminal Justice.

Leanne M. Lessard, daughter of Jerome and Julie Lessard of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Director (11,12); Class Secretary (9); Class Treasurer (10); SMAA All-Academic; Coach's Award in Golf; The ŇOneÓ Award in Basketball. Academic Awards in English and Photography. Activities: Bellringers, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Interact Club (Treasurer-10, Secretary-11), Natural Helpers, Outdoor Club, Peer Mentoring, Spanish Club (Secretary 11,12), Student Council, Basketball (9-11), Golf (10-12), Tennis (9-12), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Nicaragua Missionary. Future plans: will attend St. Joseph's College and major in Nursing.

Wei Po Huang, grandson of Her Hua Taur of Westbrook. Academic Awards in English and Physics. Activities: Chess Club, Math Team, Mandarin Chinese. Future plans: will attend the University of Massachusetts in Boston and major in Business/Computer/Math.

Eric B. Rutter, son of Bruce Rutter and Deborah Rutter of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; National Vocational Technical Honor Society; Maine State Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Ensemble. Academic Awards in Health, English, Chemistry. Activities: DECA, Jazz Ensemble I, Spanish Club, Tennis (9-11), Boy Scouts. Future plans: will attend Johnson and Wales in Rhode Island and major in Culinary Arts.

Allison J. McCaslin, daughter of Sheryll McCaslin of Westbrook and Craig McCaslin. Honors: National Honor Society; Class Vice-President (9); Maine state Jazz Festival (1st Place-Jazz Ensemble I) Activities: Chamber Ensemble, Freshmen Peer Mentor, Jazz Ensemble I, Natural Helpers, Peer Mentoring, Student Council, Tutoring, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, Woodwind Quintet. Future plans: will attend the University of Maine and major in Business.

Danielle M. Miranda, daughter of Charles and Holly Miranda of Westbrook. Academic Awards in Art and Science. Activities: Interact Club, Math Team, Spanish Club, Basketball (9-12), Lacrosse (9-12), AAU Basketball, Basketball Clinics, Cultural Foreign Exchange Program, Swish Camp, Westbrook Recreation Volunteer. Future plans: will attend Wentworth Institute of Technology and major in Architecture.

Theodore J. Pitas, son of Theodore and Maria Pitas of Westbrook. Honors: National Honor Society; Eagle Scout. Activities Math Team, Natural Helpers, Spanish Club, Indoor Track, Lacrosse (10,11), Outdoor Track (9), Soccer (10,11), Wrestling (9), Boy Scouts, Church Youth Group, Community Service, Maine Medical Volunteer. Future plans: will attend the University of Maine and major in Mechanical Engineering.


Awards

Roy A. Robinson Scholar Award
Valedictorian
Nicholas Harmon

Roy A. Robinson Scholar Award
Salutatorian
Kathryn Walsh

Milton A. Philbrook Award
For leadership and unselfish contributions to Westbrook High School and the Class of 2010
Kathryn Walsh

Roy A. Robinson Award
Honor Essayist
Molly Ridley

Roy A. Robinson Award Highest Achievement - Vocational Program
Tyler Waterhouse

Principal's Award
For Academic Excellence and Citizenship
Kathryn Walsh

Principal's Award
For Perfect Attendance
Derek Hawkes

Student Council Award
In recognition of outstanding contributions to school and community
Cassidy Leighton
Kathryn Walsh

Art Award
In recognition of outstanding efforts in Art
Amelia Brackett

Drama Award
In recognition of outstanding efforts in Theatre
Nathaniel Gowen
Kelsea Trefethen

Music Award
In recognition of outstanding efforts in Music
Molly Ridley
Ron Ho

Chorus Award
In recognition of outstanding efforts in Chorus
Christine Germaine
Amy Richardson
Keegan Goan
James Michel

Class Marshal Award
Kelsea Trefethen

Class Marshal Award
Samuel Touchette

Graduates

Emily Abbott
Vincenzo Aceto
Vivianna Adams
Dustin Allen
Robert Allen
Noelle Auger
Susan Auger
Erhan Babac
Larissa Bakker
Zachery Barrows
Vera Basistyy
Andrew Beckwith
Emily Bernardo
Kelsie Berry
Nicholas Bickford
Sara Bickford
Sarah Blais
Emily Blood
Alec Bollig
Dominic Borelli
Danielle Bouchard
Joshua Boucher
Ashlyn Bourgeois
Amelia Brackett
Nicole Brackett
Brianna Bragdon
Kristine Brassard
Brandee Brewer
Richard Brown II
Christopher Bumby
Stephen Burnham
William Burnham
Danielle Buzzell
Chantelle Byrd
Raymond Cary
Jessica Celeste
Craig Champagne
Mikel Chayer
Elizabeth Conley
Caitlin Cornish
Michelle Coro
Philip Crawford
Samantha Creenan
Sabrina Crucianelli
Christina Cuddy
David Dang
Alex Day
Jocelyn Delong
Carleigh Demers
Caleb DePalma
Nathaniel DiBiase
Nicholas DiBiase
Kelly Dipietrantonio
Andrew Dixon
Kristle Doughty
Sierra Douglass
Mallory Driscoll
Andrew Drouin
Nathan Dunham
Tanner Dunlea
Chad Egeland
Mary Esty
Patrick Fagan
Nicholas Finocchiaro
Brianna Fitzgerald
Michelle Fitzgerald
Chantelle Foster
Dannelle Frank
Nathan Gallant
Karleigh Gaudreau
Kayla Geary
Christine Germaine
Matthew Gill
Keegan Goan
Ayla Goulet
Nathaniel Gowen
Sophia Gribizis
Brandon Griffith
Jenny Hambelton
Nicholas Harmon
Joshua Harrington
Derek Hawkes
Ronald Ho
Todd Hood
Kevin Hooke
Wei Po Huang
Amber Humiston
Nicholas Jobin
Terence Johnson
Rachel Joiner
Kurt Kemp
Kyle Kent
Dimitri King
Jacob King
Danielle LaBrie
Jeremy Lackey
Alex Lakin
Cole Larrivee
Heath LeClair
Cassidy Leighton
Jameson Leighton
Leanne Lessard
Jamie Levecque
Nicholas Levesque
Emma Levinsky
Lydia Lewis
Desirea Limanni
Julie Long
Sara Loveitt
Kelsey Luce
Brandon Lund
Mitchell Lynes
Matthew McCarthy
Allison McCaslin
Christopher McGonagle
Dylan Merrill
Shaun Merrill
Stephanie Merrill
Aleceia Merry
Michael Meserve
James Michel
Danielle Miranda
Anthony Moore
Benjamin Moore
Samantha Moore
Jeffrey Morse
Egor Mossalev
Julia Muretta
Ian Nappi
Shayne Nealey
Parnath Nguot
Dylan Nixon
Jose Nouchanthavong
Alicia O'Brien
Molly O'Hara
Hanni Pastinen
Matthew Payne
Preston Peabbles
Tim Peare
Benjamin Perkins
Khristopher Perron
Loralee Phillips
Theodore Pitas
Kenneth Plummer
Garrett Poitras III
Jenica Poulin
Thomas Pratt
Torey Quigley
Anna Quinlan
Darryl Quinlan
Joshua Rand
Veronica Randall
Zachary Reed
Chelsea Rice
Amy Richardson
Molly Ridley
Anthony Ridlon
Tanesha Riggs
Christopher Rinaldi
Devan Rodrigue
Thomas Rubino
Eric Rutter
Mollie Ryan
Karsten Sabine
Mary Searles
Patrick Shaw
Brooke Sinko
Megan Smith
Alexandra Souza
John Spearen
Susan Stearns
Oliver Steele
Bradley Stiles IV
Harrison Strondak
Jessica Tardiff
Aaron Toth
Lance Toth
Samuel Touchette
Kyle Trafford
Kelsea Trefethen
Dane Tupper
Chasity Velez
David Vincent
Stephanie Wagner
Brenden Walden
Kathryn Walsh
Tyler Waterhouse
Kyle Watts
Andrew Whitzell
Samantha Williams
Ashley Willoughby
Eben Wintle
Joshua Wood
Taylor Woodman
Brendon Wormell