Medomak Valley graduates move ahead to ‘far better things’

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 5:15pm

WALDOBORO — Medomak Valley High School held its 46th commencement ceremony Wednesday evening, graduating 108 students before a crowded audience of family, friends, teachers and school administrators.

The 2014 class motto is "There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind," – C.S. Lewis.

The MVHS band performed the processional and recessional, with Halie Drew Haskins singing the national anthem, followed by a musical selection "100 Years," when Haskins was joined by John Ondrasik.

Senior Class President Ashton Mae Harvey opened the evening's event . She was followed by this year's salutatory address, given by Cyril Frederick Miller, and the valedictory address, given by Brooke Benedict.

Magna cum laude honor graduates included:
Brooke Benedict
Cyril Frederick Miller
Oliver Forrest Fenn
Kaitlyn Charelle Hanson
Taylor Kathleen Mason
Benjamin Wu Rawstrom
Kristi Rose Severson
Samantha Lace Taylor
Paige Nicole Theberge
Amanda Victoria Young

Cum laude honor graduates included:
Alexander Stephen Casas
Cayla Phenante DeMaria
Lauren Nicole Guptill
Ashton Mae Harvey
Halie Drew Haskins
Tristan Todd Look
Haley Amber Mank
Clarence Almon Porter
Brianna Michele Pozerycki
Kenneth Patrick Scheimreif
Shannon Marie Staples
Olivia May Vanner

Ushers for commencement were Riley Christine Arbor, Justice Hope Barrows, Miranda Paige Belcher, Sophie Jewel Cohen, Cassidy Meredith Dever, Katerina Merrifield Guernsey, Stephanie Allin Hill, Emylee Nicole Leary, Juliana Lee Liberman, Brianna Lynn Luce, Nicole Linda Nicholls, Olivia Kayleen Ryan and Ashley Lynn Wilson.

The Class of 2014 Graduates:
Logan Mark Allen
Michael Alexander Austin
Ann Marie Melba Baker
Andrew Paul Baldwin Jr.
Elly Maria Baubonis
Hunter Christopher Baughman
Brooke Benedict
Alexander Bernard-Elder Benner
Ashley Elizabeth Bennett
Anthony Cade Betts
Caleb Benjamin Bixby
Olivia Renee Blachet
William James Blodgett
Megan Coreen Bowden
Justin Andrew Breen
David Farrington Bryant III
Stephen Craig Carleton
Benjamin Howard Carroll
Alexander Stephen Casas
Adam Ray Cronk
Cayla Phenante DeMaria
Heath Thanh Do
Ryan Richard Economy
Zachary Tripp Elwell
Oliver Forrest Fenn
Devin Michael Field
Gregory James Fowles
Hunter Reneau Galipeau
Makayla Louise Glidden
Ashley Ann Glover
Brittini Gehl Gracie
Samantha Jo Griffin
Lauren Nicole Guptil
Amanda Nichole Malmstrom Gustafson
Kaitlyn Charelle Hanson
Ashton Mae Harvey
Halie Drew Haskins
Jasmine Marie Hatch
Chace Paul Hayes
Mercedes Lucielle Henry
Charity Chantel Hoch
Kenneth Allen Hooper Jr.
Katherine Ann Jordan
Trevor Alexander Knowlton
Tristan Ross Korpinen
Mark Wales Kunesh
Joshua Isaac Lee
Kristen Rose Lee
Danielle Dawn Leigh
Zachary Paul Little
Tristan Todd Look
Alex Branden Luce
Craig Allen Luce Jr.
Testa Marie Luce
Ashley Dawn MacDougall
Devon Taylor Mank
Haley Amber Mank
Jennifer Lauren Mank
Dylan Alexander Martz
Taylor Kathleen Mason
Nathan Robert Mazanec
Brandon Robert McAuliffe
Courtney Lynn McDonald
Jennifer Ann McKay
Lori Jane Meservey
Jonas James Metcalfe
Cyril Frederick Miller
Lyndsey Rose Miller
Cody Michael Monroe
Breanna Jean Nichols
Paige Helen Nichols
Ryan John Hayward Parker
Michaeleighna MacKendrick Payor
Nicholas Benjamin Pease
Clarence Almon Porter
Brianna Michele Pozerycki
Michael Alfred Prescott
Kevin Marshall Rawley
Zachary Ryan Rawley
Benjamin Wu Rawstron
Dalton John Reed
Zachary Lauren Rideout
Colby Wayne Robinson
Sophie Karolynn Sawyer-Johnson
Kenneth Patrick Scheimreif
Cody Allen Michael Severson
Kristi Rose Severson
Mallory Alise Simaitis
Jennica Michelle Smith
Jade Stasha Snider
Thomas Michael Spaulding
Sierra Joan Sproul
Shannon Marie Staples
Trenton Archibald Stewart
Tyler O'Brien Strom
Brandon Leigh Sykes
Samantha Lace Taylor
Paige Nicole Theberge
Jean Priscilla Burke Trueman
Olivia May Vanner
Michael Lavon Wadworth
Dustin Preston Whitemore
Brianna Lynn Widdecombe
Cadisen Daniel Willis
Kelsea James Wotton
Jacob Michael York
Amanda Victoria Young
Dakota Jeffrey Young