Portland School Notebook

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Waynflete students show financial smarts

Waynflete School students Lily Collins, Sally Li, James Liu, Abdi Mohamud and Sam Freedman will represent Maine in the national LifeSmarts Competition in Atlanta April 20–23 after recently winning the regional LifeSmart Competition. Sponsored by Unum Corporation and the Maine Jump$tart Coalition, the competition is designed to develop the consumer savvy of teens. Waynflete students defeated students from Sanford High School in the regional competition.

Cheverus singers take top prize

Soulstice, a Cheverus High School jazz a capella group, won the Outstanding Jazz Choir Award on March 9 at the University of New Hampshire Jazz Festival. The group is directed by Chris Humphrey, head of the Cheverus Music Department. Group members include North Yarmouth senior Nathan Caso, Portland junior Christian Cilley, Falmouth senior Elise Coleman, Gorham senior Ian Lawson, Yarmouth senior Erin Fitzpatrick and Portland senior Samantha SaVaun.

Portland residents make deans’ lists

Colby College

Eoin D. McCarron.

Loyola University

Elizabeth Cilley, Theodore Darvin. 

Syracuse University

Scott Briggs, Hannah Daly, Regina Pardi.

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Nathanial Crane.