Southern School Notebook: April 4
Local students make dean's list
The following students made dean's list at their respective college or university.
Geneva College: Jerod Kinney and Garret Kinney, both of Scarborough.
Student to receive MPA Principal's Award
Emma Kane, a senior at South Portland High School, has been selected to receive the 2014 Principal's Award. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals' Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior's academic achievement and citizenship. Kane, Principal Ryan Caron, and other award winners and their principals will attend an honors luncheon at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on Saturday. At the luncheon, students will be presented a plaque and 10 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. This year, five of the scholarships were funded through the MPA Scholarship Golf Tournament and support from Berlin City Auto.
South Portland jazz bands play winning notes
On March 14-15, three jazz combos and two jazz ensembles from South Portland High School, directed by Craig Skeffington, to the Maine State High School Instrumental Jazz Festival at Hampden Academy. On the first day, the Jazz Combo C group placed second in its division, while Jazz Combo B and Jazz Combo A won their divisions. Senior Taylor Knowles and junior Alex Quinn won Outstanding Musicianship Awards. Later in the day, Jazz Ensemble 2 placed second in the Multi Jazz Band category, and freshman drummer Sophia Cummings received an Outstanding Musicianship Award. On the second day, Jazz Ensemble 1 won a Gold Standard for its performance, and Quinn won an Outstanding Musicianship Award. The Jazz Ensemble was one of two of nine bands to make the Night Finalss. The judges awarded first place to Jazz Ensemble 1.
Mahoney Middle School Quarter 2 honor roll
Grade 8 high honors: Lindsey Ayre, Delphi Bourassa, Lilliana Brandao, Abby Cavallaro-Lee, Sophie Chase, Thomas Costin, Madison Cyr, Jennifer DiPhilippo, Riley Ellis, Paige Fleming, Elizabeth Foster, Grace Hartley, Daniel Mickiewicz, Kashmir Owen, Jesse Pearlman, Abigail Pipkin, Max Rooker, Juliana Selser, Teona Sok, Jiwana Soleimani, Lily Tedford, Jack Vose-Gimbel, and Lionel Whitehead.
Grade 8 honors: Olivia Adams, Kaya Backman, Carolyn Breau, Rosalie Bryson, Stella Cooley, Charles Cronin, Sophie Devou, Erica Glidden, Asael Gonzalez, Meghan Graff, Lyndsey Green, Caitlin Greene, Jacob Hardin, Spencer Houlette, Liam Hurkes, Maeve Kelley, Liberty Kenison Conley, Zachary Krohn, Bonge Lako, Andrew Leblanc, Joseph Leonard, Cora Loring, Stella Lynch, Jackson Martin, Kelli McCann, Elyse McFarquhar, Shannon Murphy, Andrew Nichols, Leif Olson, Andrew Provencher, Maeve Ratliff, Amelia Scofield, Sean Scott, Alexandra Sorescu, Brooklynn Soucier, Grace Soucy, Owen Sullivan, Morgan Tattan, Jack Tierney, Elizabeth VonSeggern, Megan Whynot and Hannah Yesse.
Grade 7 high honors: Mitchell Adams, Phoebe Allen, Austin Biggs, Adrienna Boivin, Maxwell Calkins, Isabela Cloutier, Justin Connolly, Logan Doucette, Eli Falconer, Ian Farm, Grace Flaherty, Joshua Frank, Jacob Hackett, Margaret Herrick, Jena Leckie, Rosalie Leonard, Meghan Livingston, Ryan Loring, Aaron Matthews, Connor McBrady, John Mehlhorn, Jacob Milton, Molly Moynihan, Coralie Polanco Figueroa, Eileen Porterfield, Saif Rifat, Clifford Robbins-Sennewald, Dora Russem, Max Saffer-Meng, Gaia Santoro Lecchini, Quinn Watson, and Samuel Wyman.
Grade 7 honors: Nicholas Allen, Mitchell Amadei, Mason Bowden-Damon, Janessa Breton, Joseph Cyr-Brophy, Cameron DiCenso, Joshua Doan, Jonathan Douglas-Kelley, Lavinia Dube, Elijah Edlund, David Fiorini, Samuel Goodine-Doane, Rowen Gotts, Caden Horton, Connor Libby, Jackson Linscott, Jordan Mangini, Gabriel Muir, Jaydon Novicki, Bradley Peterson, Mykalla Rall, Andrew Salow, Corinne Shields, Ethan Tucker, Luke Turner, Gretchen Vose, Tyree Westerman, Logan Weymouth, Coby Wilder and Kuranosuke Yamada.