Congratulations Class of 2018 on your many achievements

It's time to celebrate the Class of 2018! 

Here is a list of some of their many accomplishments, including the Academic and Vocational Technical Awards presented this morning at the Senior Awards Assembly. We are ready for their commencement exercises tonight at 6 p.m.

Valedictorian –Sean Thomas Runge

Salutatorian – Briana Lynn Jackson

Perfect Attendance – Kourin Breen


Academic Awards:

Math – Iyana White

English – Khiera Stevens

Science – Briana Jackson

Physical Education – Courtland Pelletier

Social Studies – Philip Collady

World Language – Chantelle Vazquez

Art – Emma Spaulding

Music – Matthew Scharn


Vocational Technical Awards:

Design & Visual Communications – Ryan Garrett

Graphics – Macy Joubert

Carpentry – Michael McAuliffe

Electrical – Andrew Buzzell

Masonry – Thomas Tanzella

Plumbing and Heating – Sean Putnam

HVAC – Violet Nishan

Machine Technology – Samuel Brindle

Metal Fabrication:  Steven Nuzzo

Cosmetology – Jayme Marden

Culinary Arts – Tannairis Diaz

Early Education & Care – Mackenzie George

Health Occupations – Tainna Cabrera

Hospitality & Tourism – Estafania Cruz Aviles

Business Technology &  Marketing – Logan Slevoski

Drafting – Tyler Paolucci

Electronics – Cameron  LaFrance

Auto body – Richard Sanchez

Automotive – Jordan Stamateas

Major academic/vocational achievements/events:

301 members of the class: 61 percent will go on to two and four-year colleges and universities, 3 percent to technical or trade schools, 32 percent to careers and 3 percent will join the military

54 members of the class are members of the National Vocational Technical Honor Society

81 students received the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship because of their high-ranking performances on the MCAS.

165 seniors, 55% of the class worked at co-op jobs in their fields of study this year.

Students earned dozens of industry certifications including Adobe Certified Associate, Microsoft Excel, Word and Power point, OSHA, Student Electronics Technicians, American Design Drafting Association and ServSafe  

Two students were accepted into apprenticeship programs at the Local IBEW 103 (Electricians)

40 Health Occupations students are graduating as Certified Nursing Assistants.

14 Cosmetology students are graduating as state-certified cosmetologists after earning 1,000 salon hours and passing the state test. Five more will take the test next month.

Our UN Delegation competed and received awards at the Mock United Nations Competition at UMASS Lowell and Northeastern University

92 students attended the SkillsUSA state competition and 26 students won medals – 14 Gold, 6 Silver and 6 Bronze. The gold medalists will go on to the national SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, KY at the end of June.

41 seniors earned college credits for successfully completing English Composition 101

Marketing students participated in DECA competitions and attended an accounting seminar at Bentley College

Our Mock UN Team competed at UMASS Lowell and Northeastern University

Our Service Clubs -- Key Club, Multicultural Club and Peer to Peer, donated thousands of hours to help the less fortunate all year long. They collected hundreds of canned food items for area food pantries during the holidays, ran a Winter Coat Drive, a blood drive with the American Red Cross, raised and donated money and hours to the Salvation Army, and hosted a Relay for Life to benefit cancer patients and research

Culinary Arts students hosted the Advisory Board Dinner for 300 business and industry leaders, the Haverhill Kiwanis Luncheon, Rotary Luncheon, Merrimack Valley Superintendent’s Association Luncheon, Essex County Police Chief’s Association luncheon, CAC Fall Sports Banquet.

The Robotics Team “The Maroon Monsoon” built a robot and competed in the FIRST competitions at Revere High School and University of New Hampshire.

Senior drama students led an outstanding production of We Will Rock You in March

Art students designed and built an award-winning Holiday Float for Haverhill’s Annual Santa Parade and the Merrimac Holiday Parade.

Seniors are college bound to:

Anna Maria College

Boston University

Bridgewater State University

Clark University

Curry College

Dean College

Endicott College

Fitchburg State University

Husson University

Johnson and Wales University

Lee University

Marquette University

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Merrimack College

Middlesex Community College

Montserrat College of Art


Neumont College of Computer Science

New England College


Northern Essex Community College

Penn State

Plymouth State University

Queens University of Charlotte

Rochester Institute of Technology

Salem State University

Southern New Hampshire University

Suffolk University

The Culinary Institute of America

The University of New Haven

UMass Boston

UMass Amherst

UMass Dartmouth

UMass Lowell

University of Maine Orono

University of New England

University of New Hampshire

University of South Wales

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Western New England University

Westfield State University




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