2015-06-12 / Community

Top Seniors


Samantha Auriemma of Kennebunkport, daughter of Dean Auriemma of Kennebunkport and Cristy McInerney of Chicago, is a member of National Honor Society and varsity field hockey. Moving from Chicago in 2013, Sami quickly embraced her new community, becoming a member of Kennebunkport Emergency Medical Services/ Kennebunkport Fire Department. An assistant CPR instructor, Sami is pursuing her national EMT license. Sami plans to attend the University of New England, where she will major in applied exercise science/medical biology. Samantha Auriemma of Kennebunkport, daughter of Dean Auriemma of Kennebunkport and Cristy McInerney of Chicago, is a member of National Honor Society and varsity field hockey. Moving from Chicago in 2013, Sami quickly embraced her new community, becoming a member of Kennebunkport Emergency Medical Services/ Kennebunkport Fire Department. An assistant CPR instructor, Sami is pursuing her national EMT license. Sami plans to attend the University of New England, where she will major in applied exercise science/medical biology.



Joseph Beaudoin of Kennebunk, is the son of Dr. Francis Beaudoin and Dr. Angela Scarfarotti. Joe’s activities at KHS include wind ensemble, jazz band, playing music for and acting in spring musicals, the debate team, National Honor Society, the Improv Club, varsity golf and varsity tennis. A flagship scholarship recipient, Joe will enter the University of Maine honors college as a pre-med biology major. Joe thanks his many excellent teachers and wishes faculty and fellow students much future happiness. Joseph Beaudoin of Kennebunk, is the son of Dr. Francis Beaudoin and Dr. Angela Scarfarotti. Joe’s activities at KHS include wind ensemble, jazz band, playing music for and acting in spring musicals, the debate team, National Honor Society, the Improv Club, varsity golf and varsity tennis. A flagship scholarship recipient, Joe will enter the University of Maine honors college as a pre-med biology major. Joe thanks his many excellent teachers and wishes faculty and fellow students much future happiness.
Jonah Desrochers of Kennebunk is the son of Judy and Pierre Desrochers. He has been a fouryear member of both the golf and tennis teams. He participated in the Youth in Government Program for three years, was awarded the Cornell Book Award, and is a member of National Honor Society. He also volunteered with children at Caring Unlimited throughout high school. By far his proudest accomplishment has been earning his private pilot’s license at age 17. He plans to pursue a degree in aviation in the Honors Program at The Ohio State University, where he was awarded both the National Buckeye Scholarship and the Trustee Scholarship.Jonah Desrochers of Kennebunk is the son of Judy and Pierre Desrochers. He has been a fouryear member of both the golf and tennis teams. He participated in the Youth in Government Program for three years, was awarded the Cornell Book Award, and is a member of National Honor Society. He also volunteered with children at Caring Unlimited throughout high school. By far his proudest accomplishment has been earning his private pilot’s license at age 17. He plans to pursue a degree in aviation in the Honors Program at The Ohio State University, where he was awarded both the National Buckeye Scholarship and the Trustee Scholarship.

Andrea Dest of Kennebunk, daughter of Paul Dest and Deborah Danforth, has been an active member of the Captains’ Club while serving as co-editor of the 2015 KHS yearbook. She was a three-year member of the soccer team. She also participated in the Interact Club, International Club and the Gender Equality Club. Andrea will attend the University of Vermont, majoring in dietetics, nutrition and food science. Her focus will be on research. Andrea Dest of Kennebunk, daughter of Paul Dest and Deborah Danforth, has been an active member of the Captains’ Club while serving as co-editor of the 2015 KHS yearbook. She was a three-year member of the soccer team. She also participated in the Interact Club, International Club and the Gender Equality Club. Andrea will attend the University of Vermont, majoring in dietetics, nutrition and food science. Her focus will be on research.

Abigail Doyle of Kennebunk, daughter of Greg and Julie Doyle, is an AP Scholar, STEM Certificate Scholar, and RIT Medal Award recipient. A three-year member of the varsity basketball team, she served as captain her senior year and has been named to the all-academic team each year. A volunteer at C.K. Burns School and Graves Public Library, Abigail will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute where she will major in biomedical engineering with a minor in art. Abigail Doyle of Kennebunk, daughter of Greg and Julie Doyle, is an AP Scholar, STEM Certificate Scholar, and RIT Medal Award recipient. A three-year member of the varsity basketball team, she served as captain her senior year and has been named to the all-academic team each year. A volunteer at C.K. Burns School and Graves Public Library, Abigail will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute where she will major in biomedical engineering with a minor in art.

Jay Huskins of Kennebunkport, son of Eugenia Carter and Ted Huskins, has been a part of nine theatrical performances between his two high schools, including the recent showing of “12 Angry Jurors.” He was a three-time officer of the Orange Junior Classical League, attending several state conventions and forums. Jay is an AP Scholar and STEM certificate recipient who plans to attend Colby College in the fall to study computer science. Jay Huskins of Kennebunkport, son of Eugenia Carter and Ted Huskins, has been a part of nine theatrical performances between his two high schools, including the recent showing of “12 Angry Jurors.” He was a three-time officer of the Orange Junior Classical League, attending several state conventions and forums. Jay is an AP Scholar and STEM certificate recipient who plans to attend Colby College in the fall to study computer science.

Allison King of Kennebunk, daughter of Kalvin and Maureen King, is a twoyear captain of the varsity softball team and a member of the varsity field hockey team. She participated in Model State Legislature, is a member of the National Honor Society, received the RIT Computing Medal and was selected to the Academic All- State field hockey team. Allison will be attending Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where she will play softball and major in finance. Allison King of Kennebunk, daughter of Kalvin and Maureen King, is a twoyear captain of the varsity softball team and a member of the varsity field hockey team. She participated in Model State Legislature, is a member of the National Honor Society, received the RIT Computing Medal and was selected to the Academic All- State field hockey team. Allison will be attending Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, where she will play softball and major in finance.

Tim Lavallee lives in Kennebunkport with his mother and father, Andrea and William Lavallee. His future plan is to attend Central Maine Community College in Auburn, Maine. At CMCC Tim will be enrolled in the Ford ASSET Program that is a two-year, associate’s degree course. After graduating, Tim plans to work at the Ford dealership in Arundel. Tim Lavallee lives in Kennebunkport with his mother and father, Andrea and William Lavallee. His future plan is to attend Central Maine Community College in Auburn, Maine. At CMCC Tim will be enrolled in the Ford ASSET Program that is a two-year, associate’s degree course. After graduating, Tim plans to work at the Ford dealership in Arundel.

Julie Ludwig of Kennebunk, daughter of Phil and Joan Ludwig, has been on the Math Team, Debate Team and has served as a chemistry tutor. An AP Scholar, she is a recipient of the Yale Book Award and a member of the National Honor Society. Julie was selected for and participated in the Quantum Cryptography Program at University of Waterloo and Yale University’s Global Scholars Program. She will study math and science at Bates College this fall. Julie Ludwig of Kennebunk, daughter of Phil and Joan Ludwig, has been on the Math Team, Debate Team and has served as a chemistry tutor. An AP Scholar, she is a recipient of the Yale Book Award and a member of the National Honor Society. Julie was selected for and participated in the Quantum Cryptography Program at University of Waterloo and Yale University’s Global Scholars Program. She will study math and science at Bates College this fall.

Jansen Manahan of Kennebunk, son of Tim and Kate Manahan, will be attending Northeastern University in Boston to study economics. He has participated in Model State, student council, football, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, and Model United Nations, where he won best delegate for his committee. He would like to thank the entire community of RSU 21. Jansen Manahan of Kennebunk, son of Tim and Kate Manahan, will be attending Northeastern University in Boston to study economics. He has participated in Model State, student council, football, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, and Model United Nations, where he won best delegate for his committee. He would like to thank the entire community of RSU 21.

Jivanna Mason, daughter of Janga Mason, resides in Kennebunk. She has been a member of Captain’s Club, International Club, Interact Club and Gender Equality Club throughout her high school career. She will be attending Clark University in the fall, double majoring in neuroscience and biochemistry on a premedical track with a research concentration toward surgery. Jivanna Mason, daughter of Janga Mason, resides in Kennebunk. She has been a member of Captain’s Club, International Club, Interact Club and Gender Equality Club throughout her high school career. She will be attending Clark University in the fall, double majoring in neuroscience and biochemistry on a premedical track with a research concentration toward surgery.

Maia Mulcahy of Kennebunk, daughter of Dr. Patrick and Andrea Mulcahy, is president of the Creative Writing Club, a member of both the National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Society, and was cocaptain of the robotics team her sophomore year. Her participation in 10 KHS theater productions has influenced her volunteer work at River Tree Arts Center, where she teaches theater to children. She will major in public relations at the University of Miami. Maia Mulcahy of Kennebunk, daughter of Dr. Patrick and Andrea Mulcahy, is president of the Creative Writing Club, a member of both the National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Society, and was cocaptain of the robotics team her sophomore year. Her participation in 10 KHS theater productions has influenced her volunteer work at River Tree Arts Center, where she teaches theater to children. She will major in public relations at the University of Miami.

Jaclin Murphy of Kennebunk, daughter of Jack and Jean Murphy, is KHS’s valedictorian. She was president of the National Honor Society, captain of the field hockey and track and field teams, and manager of the ice hockey team. Jaclin served as an executive officer of the class of 2015. She participated in Model State, Mock Trial and Model UN. Jaclin plans to attend Boston College in the fall. Jaclin Murphy of Kennebunk, daughter of Jack and Jean Murphy, is KHS’s valedictorian. She was president of the National Honor Society, captain of the field hockey and track and field teams, and manager of the ice hockey team. Jaclin served as an executive officer of the class of 2015. She participated in Model State, Mock Trial and Model UN. Jaclin plans to attend Boston College in the fall.

Jacob Oransky of Kennebunkport, the son of Lori and Charles Oransky, is the class salutatorian. He was a high honor student all four years and a four-year member of the math team, competing in every meet. Jake was on the golf team, participated in Maine Youth in Government and played piano for nine years. The recipient of the RIT Computing Medal, he will attend Plymouth State University where he plans to study meteorology. Jacob Oransky of Kennebunkport, the son of Lori and Charles Oransky, is the class salutatorian. He was a high honor student all four years and a four-year member of the math team, competing in every meet. Jake was on the golf team, participated in Maine Youth in Government and played piano for nine years. The recipient of the RIT Computing Medal, he will attend Plymouth State University where he plans to study meteorology.

Hannah Pepin of Kennebunk is the daughter of Holly and Carl Pepin. She is a co-captain of the girls lacrosse team and was selected as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American her junior year. She was also co-captain of the girls’ basketball team. Hannah is a member of Peer Helpers, Girl Talk and National Honor Society. A recipient of the Smith College Book Award. Hannah plans to attend Connecticut College in the fall. Hannah Pepin of Kennebunk is the daughter of Holly and Carl Pepin. She is a co-captain of the girls lacrosse team and was selected as a US Lacrosse Academic All-American her junior year. She was also co-captain of the girls’ basketball team. Hannah is a member of Peer Helpers, Girl Talk and National Honor Society. A recipient of the Smith College Book Award. Hannah plans to attend Connecticut College in the fall.

Sienna Roberge of Kennebunkport, daughter of Scott and Diana Roberge, is a devoted member of her local and global community. The recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award and the Dartmouth Book Award, Sienna is a member of both the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honors Society. In the fall, Sienna will be attending the University of Vermont to study environmental engineering. Sienna Roberge of Kennebunkport, daughter of Scott and Diana Roberge, is a devoted member of her local and global community. The recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Award and the Dartmouth Book Award, Sienna is a member of both the National Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honors Society. In the fall, Sienna will be attending the University of Vermont to study environmental engineering.

Madison Shmalo of Kennebunk, daughter of Melanie and Nathan Shmalo, is a four-year member of KHS Student Senate, acting as moderator during senior year. Copresident for two years of Interact Club, she is also the co-founder of KHS’s new club, Girl Talk. Madison is a member of National Honor Society, Captains’ Club and the yearbook committee and has participated in numerous KHS theater productions. She will attend Bates College. Madison Shmalo of Kennebunk, daughter of Melanie and Nathan Shmalo, is a four-year member of KHS Student Senate, acting as moderator during senior year. Copresident for two years of Interact Club, she is also the co-founder of KHS’s new club, Girl Talk. Madison is a member of National Honor Society, Captains’ Club and the yearbook committee and has participated in numerous KHS theater productions. She will attend Bates College.

Allison Weaver, daughter of Maureen Adams Weaver and Daniel Weaver, lives in Kennebunk. She is a member of the National Honor Society and KHS Senate. Captain of the varsity soccer team, she is also on the swim and lacrosse teams. Allison was the recipient of the Society for Women in Engineering Award and is an AP Scholar with Distinction. She will be attending Boston University as a Lutchen Fellow, majoring in biomedical engineering. Allison Weaver, daughter of Maureen Adams Weaver and Daniel Weaver, lives in Kennebunk. She is a member of the National Honor Society and KHS Senate. Captain of the varsity soccer team, she is also on the swim and lacrosse teams. Allison was the recipient of the Society for Women in Engineering Award and is an AP Scholar with Distinction. She will be attending Boston University as a Lutchen Fellow, majoring in biomedical engineering.

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