Northern School Notebook: June 5
Yarmouth High School summa cum laude, magna cum laude students
Natalie Stern is the daughter of Steven Stern and Laura Kavesh. She is the class valedictorian, a Hector Hebert Award winner, Wellesley College Book Award winner, National Merit Commended Scholar, selected for the Maine All-State Orchestra and District II Honors Band, winner of the French IV Award, the Ruth B. Plummer Academic Achievement Award, the A.P. European History Award, the John Philip Sousa Award,. She was the president and founder of the Yarmouth ping pong club. She received a certificate of excellence in biology and physical science. She was on the high honor roll all four years. She is a member of the varsity tennis team, Portland Wind Ensemble, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, a volunteer at Learning Works, the Yarmouth Recreational Camp and Long Creek Youth Development Center. She plans to attend Northwestern University majoring in psychology and pre-med.
Susannah Daggett is the daughter of Clint and Cath Daggett. She is the salutatorian of the class of 2012, a National Merit Finalist, vice president of chamber choir, captain of the field hockey and indoor track teams, winner of the Williams College Book Award, Rensselaer Medal and Sophomore Outstanding Biology Student Award. She was a member of the outdoor track team, a school student ambassador, on the graduation speaker committee, a member of the chamber choir and the young liberals society. She plans to attend Tufts University.
Julia Butler is the daughter of Bruce and Eileen Butler. She is an honors A.P. Scholar, National Merit Commended Scholar, Cornell University Book Award winner, a most improved student in A.P. Calculus, President for Student Ambassadors, Senior Class Council Representative, Student Senate Representative, captain of the crew team, recipient of the Yarmouth Alumni Association Community Stewardship Grant, magna cum laude for the National Latin I Exam, winner of the Sophomore Biology Award, Sophomore English Award, Freshman Spanish Award and Freshman Physical Science Award. She is involved as a volunteer with Safe Passage, Habitat for Humanity and Preble Street Soup Kitchen and is a member of the crew team. She is undecided about her future plans.
Ryan Cody is the son of Ron and Wendy Cody. He is a Spanish IV Book Award winner, MDI Biological Laboratory student researcher, a Model United Nations Delegate, Sophomore Outstanding Biology Student Award and Sophomore Award for Excellence in Spanish. He is a pianist and member of the varsity baseball and golf teams as well as a member of the Playmakers Drama Club. He is a Yarmouth High School student ambassador, certified wilderness first responder, Camp Sunshine volunteer, Bay Square Retirement Center volunteer, and has done service work in Peru, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. He will attend Boston University, studying biology and music.
Caitlin Crawford is the daughter of Richard and Martha Crawford. She is an honors Harvard Book Award, A.P. Scholar of Distinction, student senate delegate, recipient of the Yarmouth Alumni Association Community Stewardship Grant. She was the captain of the varsity lacrosse team, the varsity Nordic ski team, 2011 Lacrosse All-American Academic Award, Western Maine Conference First Team Nordic Skiing, Western Maine Conference First Team Defense for Lacrosse, Western Maine Conference Scholar Student-Athlete for skiing and lacrosse and freshman Ruth B. Plummer Academic Achievement Award. She was involved with the Clipper Friends Mentoring Program. She will attend Wellesley College.
Max Grimm is the son of Richard and Heidi Grimm. He was the captain of the varsity hockey and varsity basketball teams and also participated in varsity golf. He was a member of the Rotary Interact Club. He plans to attend the University of Vermont.
Dan Grover is the son of Keith and Jocelyn Grover. He is the recipient of the Yale Book Award and captain of the varsity swim team for three years. He is a contributing writer for the literary school magazine, Play in the Street, and on the school newspaper. He was also involved in the Playmakers drama club, the crew team and the Green Voices Society. He plans to attend George Washington University.
Dinah King is the daughter of Kevin and Lorrie King. She has been awarded the Barnard Book Award, she is a National Merit Finalist, an A.P. Scholar of Distinction, president of the Playmakers Drama Club, president of the Gay Straight Alliance, selected for the Maine District II Choir and All-State Jazz Choir, and Playmaker of the Year Drama Award for three years. She was involved in varsity ice hockey, jazz band and the crew team. She plans to attend Barnard College.
Chase McCain is the daughter of Cornelia Walworth and Mark McCain. She is the captain of the varsity tennis team and the International Chair of the Interact Rotary Club. She also plays the piano and is a member of the Green Voice's Society. She plans to take a gap year to volunteer internationally and then attend Occidental College in the fall of 2013.
Gina Miccuci is the daughter of Leo and Deborah Micucci. She has been awarded the Smith College Book Award, a Presidential Scholarshop from Stonehill College for Academics. She was selected for the Maine All-State Choir, the Maine District II Choir. She is president of the Young Conservatives Club and chair of the student senate academic committee. She was involved in the Playmakers Drama Club, student senate, varsity cross-country and outdoor track, played the piano, was a member of the chamber choir, on the Clipper Friends Mentoring Program, Interact Rotary Club and a contributing writer to the school paper. He plans to attend Stonehill College and major in psychology.
Caitlin O'Toole is the daughter of Patrick O'Toole and Maria Reali. She is a recipient of the Honors College of the Atlantic Book Award, the Junior Ruth B. Plummer Academic Achievement Award, Sophomore Outstanding Biology Student Award, the Scholastic Drawing Award and the Freshman Physical Science Award. She is a member of the varsity field hockey team, the outing club, Clipper Friends Mentoring Program, graduation planning committee, Interact Rotary Club, varsity tennis, and a contributor the the school's literary magazine. She plans to attend Bates College.
Hannah Potter is the daughter of Ben and Dina Potter. She is the director and founder of New View, a forum to promote cultural awareness between students in the U.S. and the Middle East, a participant in Seeds of Peace, Global Youth Village, the New England Young Writers Conference. She has received the U.S. History Award, the Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Humanities Award, a participant at the Maine Youth Leadership Conference, a recipient of the Yarmouth Alumni Association Community Stewardship Grant, a Princeton Book Award winner. She is the captain of the cross-country and tennis teams, on the debate team and a contributor to the literary magazine. She plans to attend Stanford University.