Brunswick High School Class of 2009 Top 10
1. Claire Baecher
Daughter of Laura and Peter Baecher of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: Valedictorian, National and French Honor Societies, Mu Alpha Theta, a National Merit Finalist, Rochester Institute of Technology Computing Medal, St. Joseph’s Book Award, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Scholarship
Activities: Varsity basketball (captain), math team, volunteer with Cathance River Education Alliance and Crystal Spring Farm, ultimate frisbee, squash.
Future Plans: Williams College (biology).
2. Margaret Hayden
Daughter of Martin and Anne Hayden of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National, Spanish and Latin Honors Societies
Activities: Volunteer with Safe Passage, Parkview Hospital, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program, English as a second language teacher, Brunswick Squash Club (founder), lacrosse, basketball, soccer.
Future Plans: Stanford University (community health).
3. Ryan Keating
Son of Drs. Thomas Keating and Lynn Ouellette of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: Bausch and Lomb Science Award, Williams Book Award, French Award, National, French and Latin Honors Societies.
Activities: Key Club, math team, football, lacrosse (varsity captain), volunteer with Relay for Life, lacrosse clinics.
Future Plans: Johns Hopkins University (engineering).
4. Parker Merrill
Son of Deborah and Clinton Merrill of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National Merit Honorable Mention, National Honor Society, underclassman Science Department Award.
Activities: cross country, indoor and outdoor track teams, Key Club, volunteer with Humane Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Future Plans: University of Virginia (biomedical engineering).
5. Lauren De Camilla
Daughter of Doug and Laurie De Camilla of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: Middlebury College Book Award, National and Spanish Honor Societies, Davis Award, Pejepscot Historical Society Book Award, Pi-Cone Math League Award.
Activities: Math team, volunteer with church youth group, sixth grade teacher’s aide, classical guitar.
Future Plans: Colby College (history, international relations and Spanish).
6. Emily Hartzell
Daughter of Richard and Lynda Hartzell of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: District Three and All-State Honors Band, National, Spanish and Math Honors Societies.
Activities: band, Portland Youth Symphony Wind Ensemble, varsity softball, indoor track, cross country, math team.
Future Plans: Worcester Polytechnic Institute (chemical engineering).
7. Valerie L. Smith
Daughter of Lynne and Roger Smith of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National and Spanish Honor Societies.
Activities: Volunteer with Coastal Humane Society and Big Brothers/Big Sisters, designs and sews clothing.
Future Plans: University of Southern Maine (honors program, chemistry).
8. Matthew Liscovitz
Son of Stephen and Carol Liscovitz of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National, Latin and Spanish Honor Societies, KVAC First Team and Maine Underclass All-Star Team (baseball).
Activities: baseball, indoor track, The Squash Club, Contemplators Anonymous, coaches baseball for Brunswick Parks and Recreation program.
Future Plans: Haverford College (classics, ancient history, play baseball).
9. Sean McGuire
Son of Eileen Poulin and Richard McGuire of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National Merit Semi-finalist, National and French Honor Societies, Theater Project Young Company Board President, Gold Key Scholastic Art Award.
Activities: cross country, track team (captain), Model United Nations, stage performer with The Theatre Project, art, cross country skiing.
Future Plans: Northwestern University (drama, modern languages).
10. Monika Szamalek
Daughter of Andrew and Hanna Szamalek of Brunswick.
Honors/Awards: National and Spanish Honors Societies.
Activities: yearbook (section editor), Contemplators Anonymous (founding member).
Future Plans: Clark University.