Scarborough High School names top graduating students

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The following students at Scarborough High School join their classmates listed last week as members of the top 10 percent of students graduating with the Class of 2016.

Lexie Jamieson

Lexie Jamieson is the daughter of Neil and Heather Jamieson. She served as the New England and Bermuda district governor of Key Club International during her senior year. Throughout high school, she also served as a class representative, club treasurer, and Division 6 lieutenant governor in Key Club. Jamieson was also on the Civil Rights Team, serving as treasurer her senior year, and a member of the National Honor Society. Throughout high school, Jamieson was a member of the basketball, soccer and lacrosse teams, and played alto saxophone in the band. She was also selected to participate in the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference, the Rotary Youth Leadership Conference, and represented Maine as one of two delegates selected for the 2016 United States Senate Youth Program. Honors and awards that Jamieson received in high school include All-Academic Athlete Honors, the President’s Volunteer Service Award, and a book award from Smith College. In Key Club, she was awarded with a Walter Zeller Fellowship, the Robert F. Lucas Outstanding Lieutenant Governor Award, and the Distinguished Lieutenant Governor Award. Jamieson will be attending Bates College, where she plans to study either anthropology or political science.

Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson is the daughter of Glenn Johnson and Karen Friedman and the stepdaughter of Michele Giroux and Douglas Friedman. She was a member of the Scarborough High School Interact Club all four years of high school and was elected as the club’s secretary her senior year. She also volunteered at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland during her junior and senior years. Johnson was on the honor roll each year of high school; she will be attending Honors College at Saint Anselm College to study nursing.

Emily Keenan

Emily Keenan, is the daughter of Paul and Pauline Keenan. She was a member of the Environmental Club of Scarborough and Interact Club. During all four years of high school, she participated in the tennis program and served as co-captain her senior year. Awards Keenan received include excellent achievement in Spanish, English and music. She will be attending St. Lawrence University, where she plans to pursue government and international studies.

Sophia Lajoie

Sophia Lajoie is the daughter of Susanna and Kevin Lajoie. Lajoie was the captain of the debate team, the stage manager for Oak Hill Players, and a member of the National Honor Society and Select Chorus. During all four years she participated in the Oak Hill Players, the Select Chorus, and the debate team. She has been on the honor roll every semester and has won an award for excellence in French. Lajoie will be attending Suffolk University for theater production and management.

Amelia Levesque

Amelia Levesque is the daughter of Norman and Angela Levesque. Levesque was the president of Key Club, public relations representative of the Civil Rights Team and a member of National Honor Society. She received the St. Lawrence Book Award junior year. Levesque participated in soccer, swimming and lacrosse all four years of high school. She will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to study civil engineering with a focus in environmental engineering.

Rachel Linehan

Rachel Linehan is the daughter of Mike and Dianne Linehan. Linehan was treasurer of the Storm for a Cure club, and a member of the Math Team, Science Bowl Team, and Key Club. During all four years of high school she participated in the basketball program. Honors and/or awards that she received include SMAA All-Academic Team for varsity basketball, High School Leadership for the Red Cross, the Society of Women Engineers Book Award, and AP Scholar. She will be attending Bentley University.

Sarah Linehan

Sarah Linehan is the daughter of Michael and Dianne Linehan. She was president of the Storm for a Cure Club for two years, the Rotary representative and head of International Projects of Interact Club, a Ronald McDonald House teen ambassador, and a shift supervisor at the South Portland Burger King. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, ECOS, Math Team, and Science Bowl Team. During her senior year Linehan volunteered as an academic intern with the Reagan Lab at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. She was a weekly volunteer at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland and volunteered for over 200 hours at Maine Medical Center as a junior volunteer. Honors and awards Linehan received include National Merit finalist, U.S. Presidential Scholars Program semifinalist, and the Presidential Service Bronze Award. Linehan will be attending Yale University.

Taylor Marinko

Taylor Marinko is the daughter of Kyle Marinko and Katie Hall. She was a member of the Scarborough High School Interact Club and played in the band all four years. Marinko participated in volleyball and was co-captain of the team her senior year, winning a state championship title. She was on the honor roll each year of high school, and was honored with the Rotary Youth Leadership Award and the University of Rochester’s Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award. Marinko will be attending Honors College at the University of New Hampshire to study genetics.

Morgan McKeown

Morgan McKeown is the daughter of Dan and Lori McKeown. McKeown is a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club, vice president of the Interact Club, and volunteers as a facilitator at the Rotary Youth Leadership camp. She has participated in the cross-country and track programs and served as a captain for cross-country and indoor track. Honors received include the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, a book award from Wellesley College, SMAA All-Academic honors, as well as a state championship title and coach’s award in cross country. McKeown will be attending Trinity College.

Isabella Morrison Ouellette

Isabella Morrison Ouellette is the daughter of Susan Morrison and Timothy Ouellette. Throughout her high school career, Ouellette was a member of National Honor Society, Interact Club, Key Club, and Model United Nations. She served as co-president of French Club her junior year and played junior varsity tennis for two years. Ouellette was a member of the high school band all four years, volunteering her time, and playing first chair flute her senior year. Ouellette received the Dartmouth Book Award and several French language awards. She will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Megan Nathanson

Megan Nathanson is the daughter of Daina Nathanson, Jeff Nathanson and his wife, Alison. Nathanson was a member of the National Honor Society, the Interact Club and the Environmental Club of Scarborough. She was a four-year member of the varsity tennis team, and was both captain and co-captain of the team during her sophomore, junior and senior years. Honors and awards that Nathanson received include the Mt. Holyoke College Book Award, the Social Studies Excellence Award, and the Science Excellence Award. For her performance on the varsity tennis team, Nathanson was named the 2013 Most Valuable Player, a SMAA Tennis All Star and the Forecaster’s spring 2015 Scarborough Female Athlete of the Year. Nathanson will enter the Honors Scholar Program at Nichols College, where she will major in sports management and will play on women’s tennis team.

Elise O’Reilly

Elise O’Reilly is the daughter of Patrick and Sue O’Reilly. She was a member of the National Honor Society for two years, on the Math Team, and was also the secretary of Key Club. During all four years of high school she participated in the girls’ soccer program, serving as a captain her senior year. Additionally, she was named to the SMAA All-Conference First Team and the SMAA All-Academic Team. She also competed at the premier level. Academic awards O’Reilly received in high school include magna cum laude certification on the National Latin Exam and the Yale Book Award. She will be attending Northeastern University to study civil/environmental engineering.

John Timpson

John Timpson is the son of Ogden and Frances Timpson. He was a member of the National Honor Society and played football, ice hockey and baseball during all four years of high school. He made the all-academic teams for both football and ice hockey and, following his senior year of hockey, he received the 2016 Hobey Baker character award. Timpson was a member of St. Maximilian’s youth ministry group and a junior volunteer at Maine Medical Center during the summer. Timpson will be attending the University of Michigan.

Elliot Youth

Elliot Youth is the son of Brian Youth and Jane Ho. Throughout high school, Youth was a member of the indoor and outdoor track teams, Key Club, Interact Club and NHS, and captained the Science Bowl team to second place at the 2016 state competition. A four-year member of the math team, was invited to the national American Regions Mathematics League competition at Penn State University three times. In his senior year, Elliot attended the University of Southern Maine as a full-time student, interned at Ameriprise Financial, and volunteered at Partners for World Health. Elliot is a National AP Scholar, a National Merit Scholar, and the recipient of 13 SHS academic awards including the Cornell Book Award. He is also a classical pianist and half of the music fusion duo InvAsian. Elliot will be attending Brown University.

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