Principal Lucille Willey is pleased to announce the honor parts for the class of 2017 at Narraguagus Jr/Sr High School in Harrington. Valedictorian is Rosemary Nguyen, daughter of Christina Nguyen & Vincent Sawicki of Harrington. Salutatorian is Kayla Toppin, daughter Tim & Lynne Toppin of Columbia.
Nguyen is Secretary of the Class of 2017 and Treasurer of National Honor Society. She is also a student mentor, a member of Student Government, the Gifted/Talented Program, the Civil Rights Team and the Math Team. She has also been involved with Upward Bound throughout high school. Among the many awards and honors that Rosemary has received are the Golden Apple Award, Maine Principal’s Award, Phi Beta Kappa Academic Achievement Award, and numerous individual class awards. Rosemary has been an integral member of the Volleyball and Softball teams all during high school. She plans to study Biomedical Science with a Pre-Med concentration in the fall at Bowdoin College.
Toppin is President of the Class of 2017 and National Honor Society. She is also a student mentor, a member of Student Government, the Civil Rights Team and the Math Team. Kayla attended Maine Youth Leadership week as a sophomore, and the summer before her senior year she attended Girls’ State. She has received the Golden Apple Award as well as numerous individual class awards. Kayla has been an integral member of the Volleyball and Basketball teams all during high school. She also participated in Track & Field. Kayla plans to attend the University of Maine and study Microbiology.
The following students (listed alphabetically) have also attained honor parts:
- Hannah Bennett, daughter of Paul & Susan Bennett of Milbridge
- Robin Fay Brown Morrison, daughter of Eric Morrison & Suzanne Brown of Milbridge
- Blaine Grant, son of Russell & Sarah Grant of Addison
- Dakota McGuire, granddaughter of Noyes & Eva Hatt of Cherryfield and daughter of Julie Alley of Harrington
- Thomas Ray-Smith, son of Ronald Smith & Brittany Ray of Milbridge
- Caitlin Reynolds, daughter of Frank Jr. & Tracy Reynolds of Columbia
- James Sargent, son of James & Lara Sargent of Harrington
- John Paul “JP” Snider, son of John & Tammy Snider of Columbia
- Nicolas “Cole” Willey, son of Travis & Nicole Willey of Milbridge
- Dexter Wright, son of Mark & Gina Wright of Columbia
Graduation exercises will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, in the Charles F. Lawrence gymnasium.