Mt. Ararat High School
Class of 2009 Top 10
Sean H. Perkins
Son of Jan McClintock and William Perkins of Harpswell.
Honors/Awards: German Award, Math Award, State Math Meet (13th senior), Physics Lab at Science Olympiad (first place).
Activities: Soccer, track, math team, Science Olympiad.
Future Plans: Brown University.
Joshua C. Bryant
Son of Patricia and Darin Bryant of Topsham.
Honors: National Merit Scholar, President’s Volunteer Service Award, MERITS Internship Scholar, KVAC All-Conference Doubles (tennis), academic awards in math, science and English.
Activities: Soccer, cross country, tennis, math team, Interact Club.
Future Plans: Lehigh University (engineering).
Jan C. Bessey
Daughter of Janine and Dallas Bessey of Topsham.
Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist, NCTE Writing Award, Math Award, French Award, AP U.S. History Award, AP European History Award, AP English Language Award.
Activities: Interact Club, Peers Assisting and Listening to Students, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, wind ensemble, social studies student mentor.
Future Plans: Brown University.
Krislyn M. Hyatt
Daughter of Maria and Joseph Hyatt of Topsham.
Honors/Awards: Psychology Division II award at Maine State Fair (first place), Junior class English Award, Wells College 21st Century Leadership Award, KVAC All-Academic.
Activities: Cross country, track, Interact Club, National Honor Society, Peers Assisting and Listening to Students.
Future Plans: University of Vermont (exercise and movement Sciences); graduate school (physical therapy).
Rachel Kathryn Haines
Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Haines of Topsham.
Honors/Awards: English Excellence Award, Smith Book Award, Phi Beta Kappa Award, National Honor Society.
Activities: Member of Coastal Youth Orchestra (first violin), math team, Interact Club (president), Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Science Olympiad, Peers Assisting and Listening to Students.
Future Plans: Colby College.
Joshua E. Dennison
Son of Merkle Muller and John Dennison of Harpswell.
Honors/Awards: Williams College Book Award, Unity College book Award, Bigelow Laboratory BLOOM program.
Activities: Varsity tennis, varsity soccer, Ski Club.
Future Plans: Tufts University (engineering).
Sean M. Greeley
Son of Jayne and George Greeley of Bowdoinham.
Honors/Awards: Excellence in Academic Biology Award, Excellence in Academic U.S. History Award.
Activities: Anime Club, Video Game Club.
Future Plans: University of Maine Orono (computer science)
Christina J. Erving
Daughter of Maresa and Steven Erving of Bowdoin.
Honors/Awards: Excellence in Physical Education, Excellence in Math, Excellence in Spanish III, Excellence in Biology, National Honor Society.
Activities: Band, field hockey, indoor and outdoor track, Interact Club, homecoming committee, prom committee.
Future Plans: Northeastern University (international affairs).
Fiona K. Duncan
Daughter of Susan and Jeff Duncan of Topsham.
Honors/Awards: KVAC All Academic, National Honor Society.
Activities: Girls’ basketball, Volleyball club, Relay for Life, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentoring.
Future Plans: Ithaca College (Exercise Science and Spanish; graduate school (physical therapy).
Daughter of Lauren Hart and Paul Hempstead of Topsham.
Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, Elmira College Key Scholarship Award.
Activities: Tennis team (co-captain), yearbook, senior video, Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
Future Plans: Elmira College (education).