The following students, listed in alphabetical order, earned academic accolades by placing in the top 10 percent in the Class of 2016 at Scarborough High School. Due to the large number of students, the story will be published over the next two editions.
Olivia Booth-Howe is the daughter of Rebecca Booth and Matthew Howe. She was the president of National Honor Society and vice president of Student Council. She was a member of the varsity field hockey and tennis teams. During her junior year she received the University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Leadership Award. Booth-Howe will be attending Oberlin College.
Honore Bosse is the daughter of Brian and Jane Bosse. Bosse was a member of the Select Chorus her junior and senior year and participated in the District and All-State music festivals. Bosse will be attending Geneva College in Pennsylvania, majoring in biomedical engineering.
Hope Corrow is the daughter of Jim and Elaine Corrow. During high school, Corrow was a member of Interact Club, Key Club and a member of the cross-country team. She was a dancer on the Encore Dance Company competitive team as well. Corrow received a Spanish department award, as well the St. Thomas University Book Award. Corrow will be studying pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island.
Kelsey Donahue is the daughter of William Sr. and Ellen Donahue. Donahue was an avid science student from the start of her high school career, and fell in love with genetics during her sophomore year biology class. Donahue will be attending the University of New England as a pre-med medical biology major.
Danielle Dumais is the daughter of Jeffrey Dumais and Julie Harrison. Dumais was a board member of Key Club and chairwoman of the District Projects Committee. She has also been a member of the National Honor Society, Interact Club, Band and Wind Ensemble, as well as a member of the JV tennis team. For the past two years, Dumais served as the lead volunteer at the weekly Parkside Neighborhood Center Community Meal program sponsored by Wayside Food Programs. Her academic awards include Spanish 2, honors biology, AP physics and the Harvard Book Award. Dumais will attend the American University.
Mary Farnkoff is the daughter of Leanne and Thomas Farnkoff. She was a Key Club officer and a member of the National Honor Society, Natural Helpers, and ECOS. Farnkoff participated in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award conference her sophomore year and played soccer all four years of high school, serving as a captain her senior year. She received the book award from Rochester Institute of Technology her junior year and the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award. Farnkoff will be attending Colby College to study math and science. She also plans to play soccer.
Sara Fitzpatrick is the daughter of Pat and Alison Fitzpatrick. She was the president of Interact Club, as well as a member of the National Honor Society. She is a certified lifeguard and swim instructor who swam for Scarborough High School and also played on the tennis team. Fitzpatrick was a junior volunteer at Maine Medical Center for four years, as well as an academic intern in the Center for Molecular Medicine, where she assisted with research on endothelial cells and gene expression that was published by the American Heart Association. Honors that Fitzpatrick received include membership of the Southwestern Maine Activities Association All-Academic Team, the Presidential Award for volunteer service, the AP Scholar with Honor award, and the RPI Book Award. Fitzpatrick will be attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute to study biotechnology and pre-medicine.
Dory Freeman is the daughter of George and JoAnne Freeman. Freeman was a member of Key Club, Interact Club, Ecos Club and a member of the National Honor Society. During all four years of high school she played clarinet in Concert Band, Symphonic Band and The Wind Ensemble. Freeman volunteered with the youth group at First Congregational Church of Scarborough and danced on the competition team at Scarborough Dance Center. She achieved high honors/honors each quarter of her high school career. Freeman will be attending Union College, where she will major in biological sciences and minor in environmental engineering.
Emma Freeman is the daughter of Russell and Holly Freeman. Freeman was a member of the National Honor Society, Interact Club, Civil Rights Team, and Storm for a Cure Club. She volunteered in the school’s Life Skills classroom. Honors and/or awards that she received include honor roll, the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Award, the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, the University of Rochester Junior Book Award, and attendance at Seeds of Peace Camp. Freeman will be attending Honors College at the University of Maine and plans to major in microbiology with a concentration in pre-medicine.
Elizabeth Gentile is the daughter of Tom and Cecilia Gentile. Gentile was a four-year member of both the One Act competitive drama team and the Oak Hill Players musical group, where she had a major singing role in her junior year. She is a National Merit Scholarship finalist, a U.S. Presidential Scholars nominee, and was selected for the Coast Guard Academy’s AIM leadership program. A member of the outdoor track team all four years and a captain her senior year, she reached the Maine State finals in discus each year, placing sixth in 2015. Gentile will be attending Brandeis University to pursue a double major in chemistry and acting, and will also throw discus for the women’s track team.
Genevieve Guibord is the daughter of Ron and Maurissa Guibord. Guibord participated in band all four years of high school and was a member of the Interact Club. She was a cast member of the Oakhill Players in two productions. Guibord is a recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award and a National Merit Letter of Commendation. Guibord will be attending Saint Michael’s College to study biology.
Emma Hartl is the daughter of William and Sharon Hartl. Hartl was one of two student representatives on the Scarborough Board of Education, and a member of the Scarborough Dance Center Competition Team, St. Max Youth Ministry, Interact Club, Key Club, and National Honor Society. Awards that she received include the Rochester Institute of Technology Book Award, the Maine Principal’s Association Principal’s Award, and the Presidential Scholarship from Loyola University of Chicago. Hartl will attend the Interdisciplinary Honors College at Loyola University of Chicago.
Samuel Jacob is the son of Valerie Jacob and Robert Jacob. Jacob was the vice president of the National Honor Society, as well as a member of the Natural Helpers program. All four years of high school, he played on the soccer, hockey, and lacrosse teams, and was a co-captain on the lacrosse team this spring. During his sophomore year, he received the Rotary Youth Leadership Award and participated in the RYLA program. Jacob has received the RIT Creativity and Innovation award, as well as honors throughout his high school career. This fall, Jacob received honorable mention on the SMAA All-Conference team for soccer, as well as an All-Academic member during both the soccer and hockey seasons. This past spring, Jacob received the SMAA Citizenship Award. He will be attending Bucknell University.