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
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
Bridgewater State University
Fitchburg State University
Johnson and Wales University
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Middlesex Community College
Montserrat College of Art
Neumont College of Computer Science
New England College
Northern Essex Community College
Plymouth State University
Queens University of Charlotte
Rochester Institute of Technology
Salem State University
Southern New Hampshire University
The Culinary Institute of America
The University of New Haven
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