Portland School Notebook: June 14
Deering High School
Class of 2010 Top Ten
Rachel Miller, daughter of Rob and Diane Miller.
Future Plans: University of Southern Maine, K-8 education and special education.
Activities and Awards: National Honor Society, Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizen for Deering High School, Academic Letter, Rensselaer Medal Award for excellence in science and math, Harvard Book Award, Future Teachers of America, Student Leadership Team, Student Worship Team, Tennis Team.
Sarina Selleck, daughter of Natalie Mann and Stephen Selleck.
Future Plans: University of Vermont, animal science.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Girl Scout Silver Award, Key Club, Varsity Field Hockey Letter, Smith Book Award, JV State Champion in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, First alternate for Catholic Forensic League National Tournament, Girl Scouts, Field Hockey, Hand Bells, Concert Band, Key Club, Drama Club, National Honor Society, Deering Spanish Club, Deering Debate, Volunteer at Androscoggin Animal Hospital, Volunteer with NO on 1 Campaign.
Jami LeRoy, daughter of Bill and Lee LeRoy.
Future Plans: Boston University.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Swim State Finalist in three events, Swim Coach Award, Dartmouth Book Award, Junior Class Co-President, Field Hockey Coach’s Award, Swim New England Competitor, Captain of Field Hockey Team, Captain of Swim Team, Field Hockey, Swimming, Freshman Softball, Student Senate, volunteer Portland Middle School Swim coach.
Jean McCabe, daughter of Elizabeth McCabe Park and Eric McCabe Johnson.
Future Plans: Brown University, public policy or political science.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Math Team High Scorer, National Merit Finalist, two time LD Debate national qualifier, Maine Association of Math Leagues Top 50 Scorer, Academic Decathlon State runner-up, Brown University Book Award, Novice Lincoln- Douglas Debate State Runner-up, Debate Team, Math Team, Spanish Club, Tennis Team, Academic Decathlon, Model UN, Volunteer at NO on 1 Campaign, waitress at Park Danforth.
Brian Pedro, son of Phil Pedro.
Future Plans: Tufts University, chemistry.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Yale Book Award, National Merit Commended Scholar, U.S. Presidential Scholar, Math Team, Ramblings, MSABC Walk, Indoor Track, Ultimate Frisbee, Karate, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.
Keleigh O’Neil, daughter of Kathleen and Bill O’Neil.
Future Plans: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, math.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Co-Captain of Math Team, National Merit Commended Scholar, Candidate for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, All State Academic Decathlon, silver medal in math, bronze medal in interview and top scorer on Deering’s academic Decathlon Team, St. Joesph College Book Award, Math Team, Hand Bells, Outdoor Track, Future Teachers of America, Class Senate, National Honor Society, Primetime Student Ministries.
Alexandra Jackson, daughter of Francis and Ellen Jackson.
Future Plans: Smith College, English or History.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Cornell Book Award, NMSQT Letter of Commendation, Hand Bells Choir, Drama Club, Band, Anime Club, and American Sign Language Club.
Ariye Krassner, daughter of Devra Krassner.
Future Plans: Bowdoin College, psychology.
Activities and Awards: Saint Anselm Book Award, National Honors Society Achievement Award, Varsity Academic Letter, Varsity Letter in Track, Maine Academy of Gymnastics Certificate of Recognition, National Honor Society, Deering Civil Rights Team, Ramblings, Maine Medical Explorers, Deering Gay-Straight Alliance, Deering Key Club, National Youth Leaders Conference Nominee, National Youth Leadership Forum in Medicine.
Laura Mason, daughter of Dave and Cheryl Mason.
Future Plans: Liberty University, business.
Activities and Awards: Academic Letter, Connecticut College Book Award, President of French Club, Church Youth Group, National Honor Society, Future Teachers of America, mission service work to New Orleans and Romania.
Taylor Dean, daughter of Nancy and Tim Dean.
Future Plans: Boston College, biology.
Activities and Awards: National Honor Society President, Spanish Club Treasurer, Unsung Hero Award for Field Hockey, Academic Letter, Varsity Letter for Field Hockey and Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Key Club, Student Senate, Spanish club, Maine Medical Explorers, National Honor Society, Speech Team, year round volunteer at Bookwork’s(Strive), National Youth Leadership Forum for Medicine.