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Yarmouth High School students at top of their class, A-K

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Yarmouth High School students at top of their class, A-K

Carrie Adams, the daughter of Peter and Lisa Adams, is salutatorian of her class. She is a National Merit finalist, AP scholar, Dartmouth Book Award winner, French Award winner, and received YHS’s choral and drama awards. She is an active member onstage with the YHS Playmakers and this year directed the senior play. She is on the YHS Interact Rotary Club board and is co-president of the YHS Chamber Choir. She has performed with the Maine All-State Choir and this year's All-Eastern Choir. Adams will be attending Brown University in the fall.

Sam Beaulieu is the son of Jane Gagne and Roger Beaulieu. He played on the varsity tennis team for four years and was co-captain senior year. Over his four years at YHS, Beaulieu was involved in class council, math team, Science Olympiad, robotics, Global Action Coalition, and BOLD (Building Our Lives Drug-and-alcohol-free). He was also a Playmaker for four years where he was involved in lighting and stage managing. Beaulieu received the Phi Beta Kappa Award, Xerox Award for Innovation, and the MPA Principal’s Award. He will attend Boston University in the fall to study computer and/or electrical engineering.

Sarah Liesbet Becker is the daughter of Paul and Mary Becker. A three-season  athlete, she participated in varsity lacrosse, Nordic skiing and cross-country, serving as captain for the latter two her senior year. She was a founding member of BOLD, and serves as a student leader on the Global Action Coalition. During her sophomore year, she attended The Island School, fostering an interest in environmental science. She will attend Williams College in the fall of 2014 after a gap year in the Development Program at The Maine Winter Sports Center.

Olivia Conrad is the daughter of Scott and Carolyne Conrad. She participated in varsity soccer, varsity skiing, and varsity lacrosse for four years. She was a member of the Student Senate for two years, serving as the chair of the school culture committee in her senior year. Olivia also served as co-president of the Student Ambassadors Club at YHS and was a member of the Global Action Coalition and Yarmouth Playmakers. Conrad will be attending St. Lawrence University in the fall, where she plans to pursue a degree in premedicine.

Izik Dery is the son of Roger and Tammy Dery. Over the course of the four years that he spent as a student at YHS, he has learned a great deal from the wonderful teachers and staff, his outstanding parents and his friends. He will attend the University of Washington at Seattle in the fall.

Brittany Elvidge is the daughter of Richard and Jane Elvidge. She participated on the cross-country team for the last three years. She was on the ski team and softball team her first two years. Elvidge has been a member of the People for Animal Welfare club the last four years. This fall she will be attending the University of Tampa as a member of the Honors College. She plans to major in biology.

Claire Fouchereaux is the daughter of Jean and Karen Fouchereaux. During her years at YHS, she has been a member of the Model United Nations club for three years, the French club for two, and the chess club for four. This year, she joined Science Olympiad, and, with her partner Deanna Young, she won two bronze medals at the state meet. She will be attending the Honors College at the University of Maine and plans to double major in history and French.

McKenzie Gray is the daughter of Keith and Renee Gray. She played soccer, basketball, and softball for four years. Gray was also a captain for the basketball and softball teams and a Western Maine Conference first- and second-team softball player. She has played ASA softball throughout high school. She has been a Clipper Buddy for three years, Student Senate liaison to the School Committee for two years, a member of Global Action Club, and enjoyed participating in Playmakers her senior year. She was the recipient of the St. Anselm’s Book Award. This fall, Gray will attend George Washington University.

Jackson Hall is the son of Molly Montgomery and Ted Hall. He is a four-year member of the Student Senate, serving as president this year. He has participated in Model United Nations since his freshman year. Last summer, he and two classmates produced a video for the Yarmouth Alumni Association commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the school. Jackson was the Nordic ski captain for two years and was on the cross-country and tennis teams. He is the recipient of both the DAR Good Citizen Award and Boyd Award. He presented at several national conferences about various aspects of Yarmouth High School. Outside of school, he is an avid surfer. Hall will attend Colby College where he will study environmental policy and film.

Quinn Hathcock is the son of Byron Hathcock and Sharon Kelley. He played for the lacrosse team for four years and played for the soccer and alpine ski teams for two years. He served as co-president of the Student Ambassadors Organization and was involved with Clipper Buddies and the Student Tutoring Academic Resource program. He will be attending the United States Coast Guard Academy and plans to major in naval architecture and marine engineering before serving in the Coast Guard as an officer.

Nicole Hoehle is the daughter of Doug and Tammy Hoehle and sister to Connor Hoehle. She participated in Playmakers for four years, was co-president her senior year, and was “Playmaker of the Year” her freshman and junior years. She founded “Clipper TV,” Yarmouth High School's news source. She was public  relations chair for the Interact Club, a Clipper Buddy, and a member of the Chamber Choir. Last year she was awarded the Cornell Book Award, and this year she was honored to receive the Hector Hebert Award. Hoehle is looking forward to attending Middlebury College in the fall.

Chester Jacobs is the son of Christopher and Anne Jacobs. He is a National Merit commended scholar and AP scholar with honors. He was a member of the varsity Nordic ski team for four years and was a captain in his junior and senior years. Twice he was on Maine's team at the Eastern High School Nordic Ski Championships. Jacobs pitched for the varsity baseball team and received the Nick Whittaker Pitching Award in 2012. He was a member of BOLD and Clipper Buddies. Jacobs will attend Bowdoin College this fall.

Julia Kameisha is the daughter of John and Jennifer Kameisha. She was a member of the varsity soccer, lacrosse, and alpine ski teams and was co-president of the Interact Community Service Club. Kameisha was the recipient of the Saint Michael's Book Award, the Society of Women Engineer's Award and is an AP scholar. She will be attending Wake Forest University in the fall where she plans to major in biology

Daniel Keliher is the son of Elisabeth Dustin and Patrick Keliher. Daniel has participated in math team and science olympiad and was involved with Yarmouth’s Moody’s Mega Math Challenge team as both a junior and senior. Keliher has been heavily involved in Maine chess, being both a member of scholastic and regional clubs as well as a member of the Maine Chess Association’s Policy Board. He participated in Model UN for four years with much success, winning the Best Delegate, Distinguished Delegate, and Diplomacy awards. He will be attending Brown University in the fall where he intends to study mathematics.

Ally Knoll is the daughter of Paul and Dixie Knoll. Her deepest passion lives outside the classroom: horses, which she has been riding since age 4. She and her horse, Amigo, have competed for the past couple of years at dressage and jumping events throughout Maine. Knoll is also a riding instructor to younger riders, and works at Evergreen Farm, The Freeport Tack Shop, and American Eagle. She will be traveling to Guatemala this summer in support of Safe Passage. This fall, Knoll will attend Florida International University, where she plans to major in biology and psychology.