June 8, 2018

Windham High School Class of 2018 Top Ten Graduates

Dominic Agneta

My name is Dominic Agneta and I will be attending UMaine in the fall to major in mechanical engineering. I would like to thank all my science teachers at WHS, especially Mr. Rathbun and Mr. Hanaburgh, who have all helped to cultivate me as a learner. In my spare time, I enjoy fixing cars with my Dad, kayaking, dirt bike riding, and building robots with my physics class.

John Burnell

My name is Jack Burnell and I’ll be attending UMO this fall to study biochemistry. During high school, I participated in Spanish Honor Society and Interact Club. I’d like to thank my family, my hilarious friends and the fantastic teachers I’ve had at Windham High School for keeping me both focused and amused. Best of luck to everyone in the class of 2018!

Elizabeth McBride

My name is Elizabeth McBride and I’ll be attending the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in psychology. My goal is to work in the tech industry, helping to develop new media that is less harmful to mental health. There’s never been a dull moment these past four years, as I’ve kept myself busy with Young Life, Windham Chamber Singers, theater, and many other great extra-curricular activities, and am the proud recipient of this year’s Principal’s Award. I love my town and state but can’t wait for the adventures ahead of me in the golden state of California.

Danielle Meader

My name is Dani Meader and next year I’ll be going to the University of Vermont to major in business. While in high school, I’ve been a captain of cross-country, indoor track, and outdoor track, as well as the Vice President of National Honor Society. I’ve also participated in Windham Chamber Singers and Be The Influence Coalition. I would like to thank my wonderful teachers, coaches, friends, and family who have helped me grow as an individual and leader throughout these years. I hope to make them proud, wherever my future may take me.

Logan Cropper

My name is Logan Cropper and I have been involved in several extra-curricular activities, including the Windham Chamber Singers, National Honor Society, Be The Influence Coalition, and Theatre Tech. I am a three-sport varsity athlete, and compete with Science Olympiad, where I have been a two-event state champion. I enjoy being outdoors and adventuring with friends, creating music on various instruments and vocally, and working with computers and electronic systems. I will be attending Brigham Young University in the fall, majoring in electrical engineering. The following year, I plan to take a two-year service mission for my church, after which I will complete my education at BYU.

Elizabeth Lucas

My name is Elizabeth Lucas. In the fall I will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology majoring in biochemistry. I hope to one day work in the field of genetics and DNA. My dream would be to do work and participate in research that saves lives. I would like to thank my family for their endless support, and for listening to my countless “science facts.”

Grace Sawyer

My name is Grace Sawyer, and I will be attending Clark University in the fall. There I plan to become involved in various clubs, such as Clark’s Rapid Response EMS service, which I hope will help me earn a biology degree on a pre-medicine track. While you might (or hopefully won’t) see me in the emergency room sporting a white coat in the future, for now you can see me wearing a field hockey jersey on the Clark Turf.

Amanda O’Connor

My name is Amanda O’Connor and I will be attending Emerson College this fall for Creative Writing. I hope to one day become a writer. I want to stay in New England and look forward to spending the next four years, maybe even more, in Boston. I have enjoyed my time at Windham High School and cannot wait to embark on this new adventure.

Dylan Varney

In the fall I will be studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine in Orono, as a member of the Honors College. I am forever grateful to my mother and father, who have supported me through all the highs and lows with the same constant and abiding affection. Without my family I would not be where I am today, thank you for giving me everything and helping me to pursue my dreams.

Noah Hall

My name is Noah Hall and I will be attending the University of Southern Maine next fall in pursuit of a music education degree. Throughout high school, I have been involved in many activities, including WHSXC, indoor/outdoor track, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, and Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra (both of which I was principal trumpet). I also participated in numerous music festivals, including District 2 Honors Band, District 2 Honors Jazz Band, and Maine All State Orchestra. I would like to thank Dr. Trae Blanco, Betty McIntyre, and Hanna Flewelling for teaching me the importance of music and supporting me through my journey

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