Southern School Notebook: Jan 29

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Musicians attend festival

The following South Portland High School students were selected for the District 1 Honors Festival and performed this month at the Honors Music Festival held at Noble High School in North Berwick.

District 1 Honors Jazz Band

Owen Doane, trombone; Josh Hyssong, tenor sax; Jesse Pearlman, trumpet; Ellen Stanton, alto sax.

District 1 Honors Concert Band

Kira Babcock, flute; Lilliana Brandao, flute; Andrew Coffin, trumpet; Thomas Costin, trumpet; Brittany Difiore, tuba; Ben Donnangelo, percussion; Cheyenne Esposito, trumpet; Andrew Farm, French horn; Max Gailey, bass clarinet; Griffin Gingrich, euphonium; Robin Jordan, clarinet; Hannah Yesse, tenor sax; Sarah Weden, French horn.

District 1 Honors Treble Choir

Sara Axelrod, Elizabeth Foster, Elyse McFarquhar, Jasmine McKenzie, Amelia Papi, Gretchen Vose, Gwyneth Zelmanow.

District 1 Honors Mixed Choir

Emma Jones, Angela Moline, Phoebe Little, Noah Gaudreau, Matt Hayes.

SPHS will be hosting the High School State Jazz Festival March 11 and 12.

Graduated with honors

Traci Lauren Yackulic of Scarborough has been awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in elementary education/pre K-4 magna cum laude from Kutztown University.

Meghan Elizabeth Farrell of Scarborough graduated cum laude with a degree in nursing from James Madison University during commencement exercises Dec. 19.

Safety first

Arielle Karageorge of Scarborough was recently been inducted into Rho Sigma Kappa, the Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences honor society at Keene State College. The purpose of Rho Sigma Kappa is to honor members of the Safety Studies profession who distinguish themselves through academic achievement and exemplary character, to foster scholarship and promote student leadership, and to contribute to the advancement of professionalism in safety.

Dean’s lists

American International College

Abigail Hunter of Cape Elizabeth

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.3.

Bob Jones University

Colleen Morehead, a freshman elementary education major, of Scarborough.

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

Champlain College

Georgia Morris of Cape Elizabeth, who is majoring in early childhood/elementary education.

Andrea Tolman of Scarborough, who is majoring in social work.

Will Vafiades of Scarborough, who is majoring in communication.

Christopher Vermette of Scarborough, who is majoring in computer networking and information security.

Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Keene State College

Abbie Sweatt of Scarborough

Arielle Karageorge of Scarborough

Elijah Wyman of Scarborough

Olivia Indorf of South Portland

Alexandra Tolan of South Portland

Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Kent State

Elizabeth Small of South Portland

Students must have a grade point average of 3.4 or higher.

Lyndon State College

William Gilbert of South Portland

A student must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

Miami University

Christopher Carder, from Scarborough, who is majoring in business economics.

Students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Springfield College

Georgia Ford of Scarborough, who is studying biology.

Sarah Martens of Scarborough, who is studying health science/pre-physical therapy.

University of Dayton

Riley McKeown of Scarborough

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5.

University of Hartford

Christopher Cowie of Scarborough

Laura Axelrod of Scarborough

Dima Karakitukova of South Portland

Western New England University

Joseph E. Connors of Scarborough, majoring in mechanical engineering.

Students must have a grade point average of 3.3 or higher.

York College of Pennsylvania

Stephanie Jackman of Scarborough, a junior professional writing major

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