Southern School Notebook: May 23

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Cape Elizabeth High School’s Class of 2012 Top 10 percent:

Ethan DiNinno

Son of Julia Beckett and AJ DiNinno. Honors/Awards: Valedictorian; two-time State individual champion in Math Team, member of Northern New England champion Science Bowl team, various CEHS academic awards, Harvard Book Award, Rensselaer Medal, State chess Co-Champion. Activities: Math Team, fencing, tournament chess, Jazz Band, Science Team, Robotics Team, Peer Tutoring, National Honor Society. Future Plans: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, majoring in Physics.

Vanessa Blair-Glantz

Daughter of Marti Blair and Larry Glantz. Honors/Awards: National Honor Society; Volleyball Academic First Team; National Merit Commended Scholar; First place, North Shore Massachusetts Science League; Third place, Northern New England Regional Science Bowl; two Bronze medals, Maine Science Olympiad Tournament-Rocks and Minerals, Anatomy and Physiology; CEHS Awards for Excellence in Biology, English and Philosophy & Ethics; Bronze medal Maine State Games-Volleyball; St. Michael’s College Book Award. Activities: Volleyball; Tennis; Science Team; Math Team; Volunteer Club; designed and welded new seats for van use by Cape Rescue Water Extraction Team; Math Teaching Assistant; Books & Bagels Book Club; Preble Street Soup Kitchen Volunteer; South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club Volunteer; Cashier at Shaw’s Supermarket; Oxford County Mineral and Gem Association. Future Plans: Tufts University

Victoria Brigham

Daughter of Thomas and Patricia Brigham. Honors/Awards: AP Scholar, Wellesley College Book Award, National Merit Letter of Commendation,  All-Academic Team Cross Country and Indoor Track, Maroon Medal Society Activities: Varsity Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track (Captain), Interact/Volunteer Club (President), National Honor Society (Executive Committee and Chief Philanthropist), Science Team (Co-Captain), Math Team, Freshlinks Mentor Program (Student Head), Student Council (Grade 11, Treasurer), Prom Committee. Future Plans: Presidential Scholar at Boston University.

Rebecca Mallory Eisenberg

Daughter of Deborah and Stuart Eisenberg. Honors/Awards: CEHS Awards for Excellence in Freshman English, Sophomore History, Sophomore and Junior Art; Trinity College Book Award. Activities: Maine College of Art Pre-College program, Gabriel Zimpritch Poetry Symposium 2011-2012, photography, CEHS Speech Team, horseback riding, Celtic harp, CEHS Sailing Team. Future Plans: Bennington College where I plan on studying Environmental Policy and Photography.

Maxwell Thomas Gore

Son of Daniel and Margret Gore. Honors/Awards: Middlebury College Book Award, CEHS Award for Excellence in World History II and Personal Finance. Activities: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Natural Helpers, National Honor Society, Hope for Haiti, cashier at Terra Cotta Pasta Co., Rec Camp Junior Counselor Future Plans: Study Biology at Davidson College.

Paul Cotter Hamerski

Son of Tom Hamerski and Lisa Cotter. Honors/Awards: CEHS Awards for Excellence in Advanced Algebra, Physics, AP Statistics, Pre-Calculus and Mathematics Team; National Merit Commended Student; American Invitational Mathematics Exam; First Maine All-Star Math Team; First Place team member, Northern New England Science Bowl; Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team (Football); Most Improved Offensive Player (Football). Activities: Basketball, Football, Outdoor Track, Math Team, Science Team. Future Plans: Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

John A. Harrison

Son of Margo E. Harrison and Craig B. Harrison. Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist; National Honor Society; Williams College Book Award; CEHS Awards for Excellence in Honors Physics, Honors Geometry, Honors World History I, Honors World History II. Activities: Football Team (Captain), Hockey Team, Track & Field Team (Captain), Math Team, Science Team. Future Plans: Northeastern University Honors Program.

Julia Goodnow Hintlian

Daughter of Varney Hintlian and Molly MacAuslan. Honors/Awards: Yale Book Award; Phi Beta Kappa Award; Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award Nominee; AP Scholar; National Merit Scholarship Finalist/Recipient; CEHS Awards for Excellence in AP Junior English, Honors World History I, Honors World History II, Health, Honors Freshman English; Excellence in Public Speaking Award. Activities: Principle Second Oboe – Colby College Orchestra, Speech & Debate Team, World Affairs Council, CEHS Varsity Swim Team, Coastal Maine Aquatics, Natural Helpers, National Honor Society, Model United Nations participant, Biology Peer Tutor. Future Plans: Tufts University.

Edward Stapleton Melanson

Son of John and Lisa Melanson. Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Honor, Dartmouth College Book Award, Model U.N. Best Delegate Award, Award for Excellence in History, Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team in football and Alpine skiing, Tri-Captain in lacrosse. Activities: Lacrosse, Football, World Affairs Council, Model United Nations, Tutoring, Indoor Track, Jazz Band, Tech Theatre, coaching Youth Lacrosse, Math Team, Ski Club. Future Plans: Study economics and play club lacrosse at the University of Pittsburgh.

William Conor McCarthy

Son of Candee Kaknes and Terry McCarthy. Honors/Awards: Eagle Scout, National Honor Society, National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Boston College Book Award, Maine Forensic Association 2010 State Champion in Original Oratory, numerous CEHS Awards for Excellence including Physics, English, Spanish and Personal Finance. Activities: Maine State Mock Trial Competition, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; Speech Team, 2010, 2011, 2012; Science Team, 2011, 2012; Math Team, 2011, 2012. Future Plans: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, majoring in Physics.

Maria Theresa Morris

Daughter of Mark and Laura Morris. Honors/Awards: Award for Excellence in Health, Creative Writing Award, Smith College Book Award, Revolution Field Hockey Leadership Award, Therese Elaine Gordon Libby Field Hockey Award. Activities: volunteering, working, singing, writing, Field Hockey. Future Plans: Vassar College.

Maggie Rabasca

Daughter of Steve Rabasca and Kristie Rabasca. Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, Brown University Book Award, United States Presidential Scholar Nominee. Activities: Gymnastics (Cumberland County Gymnastics Center), National Honor Society, Peer Tutor, Teaching Assistant, Hiking. Future Plans: Study Engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA.

Charlotte Wynne Rutty

Daughter of Alison Morton & Lee Rutty. Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist; Princeton University Book Award; Gabe Zimpritch Poetry Award; Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award; Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: Silver Key Award for creative writing portfolio; CEHS Awards for Excellence in English, Chemistry and Speech; All-State Orchestra. Activities: Speech Team, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Science Team, National Honor Society, Concert Jazz Band, staff of CEHS literary magazine Bartleby, volunteer reader at The Iris Network, Peer Tutor, part-time job at Cookie Jar Pastry Shop. Future Plans: Bowdoin College.

Melissa Lynne Stewart

Daughter of Timothy Stewart and Lai Jan (Jo) Stewart. Honors/Awards: AP Scholar with Honor, Presidential Scholar Candidate, Wesleyan University Book Award, Society of Women Engineers Award, National Forensic League Level of Distinction, CEHS Award for Excellence in Art, Maroon Medal Society. Activities: Speech Team, Environmental Club, National Honor Society, Math Team, Science Team, Peer Tutor, Middle School Mentor, Math Teaching Assistant Future Plans: Attend Princeton University Fall 2012 and have some adventures.

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Hintlian

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