Congratulations 2019 Graduates!

Class of 2019

Valedictorian –Tabitha Noyes

Salutatorian – Samuel Claflin

Perfect Attendance – Peter Kelleher

Academic Awards

Math – Tabitha Noyes

English – Allison Stacey

Science – Samuel Claflin

Physical Education – Sabrina Stubbs

Social Studies – Kimberly Roope

World Language – Larissa Havey

Art – Kyla Montisanti

Music – Melisa Cepeda

Journalism - Maya Looker

Vocational-Technical Awards

Auto body – Yulian Suriel Acevedo 

Automotive – Jacob Camacho

Carpentry – Chase Germaine

Design & Visual Communications – Alivia Melino-Getz

Electrical – Kaitlyn Cook

Graphics – Jordan Lawther

Masonry – Lauren Powers

Plumbing and Heating – Joshua O’Brien

HVAC – Mackenzie Eason

Advanced Manufacturing Technology – Bryan Richards

Metal Fabrication:  Sean Bresnahan

Cosmetology – Chloe Magee

Culinary Arts – Nicholas Silva

Early Education & Care – Melisa Cepeda

Health Occupations – Allasandra Thompson

Hospitality & Tourism – Maggie McGonagle

Business Technology & Marketing – Josmell Ramos Baez

Drafting – Jamie Orellana

Electronics – Matt Harrison

Academic/vocational achievements:

316 members of the class: 58 percent will go on to two and four-year colleges and universities, 3 percent to technical or trade schools, 35 percent to careers and 4 percent will join the military

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

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

202 seniors, 65% 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  

Three students were accepted into apprenticeship programs -- two at the Local IBEW 103 (Electricians) and one at the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen

39 Health Occupations students are graduating as Certified Nursing Assistants.

8 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.

100 students attended the SkillsUSA state competition and 25 students won medals – 15 Gold, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze. The gold medalists will go on to the national SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, KY at the end of June.

45 seniors earned college credits for successfully completing college-level courses while juniors and seniors at Whittier

Business Tech & Marketing students participated in DECA & SkillsUSA competitions. 

Our Mock UN Team competed at UMASS Lowell and Northeastern University and received numerous awards including Best Delegates and Best Public Speakers

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” won the Gracious Professionalism Award while competing in the New England Regional FIRST competition for their demonstration of discovery, innovation, impact, inclusion, teamwork and fun

Senior drama students led an outstanding production of Curtains 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:

Bay Path University

Becker College

Boston University

Champlain College

Culinary Institute of America

Emmanuel College

Fitchburg State University

Full Sail University

Johnson & Wales University

Keene State College

Lesley University

Manchester Community College

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Merrimack College

Middlesex Community College

Montserrat College of Art

New England College

New Hampshire Institute of Art

NHTI Concord's Community College

North Shore Community College

Northern Essex Community College

Northern Vermont University— Johnson Campus

Norwich University

Pace University

Plymouth State University

Queensborough Community College

Regis College

Rivier University

Saint Anselm's College

Saint Cloud State University

Salem State University

Simmons University

Southern New Hampshire University

Suffolk University

University of Maine

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of New England

University of New Hampshire

University of Southern Maine

University of Northwestern Ohio

Washington State University

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Westfield State University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute




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