West Boylston High.WEST BOYLSTON - Members of the West Boylston High School class of 2008 received diplomas at graduation exercises held at the school last evening.
The welcome address was given by class president Amy Noyes and honor addresses were given by valedictorian Samantha Hay, salutatorian sa·lu·ta·to·ri·an
The student with the second highest academic rank in a class who delivers the salutatory at graduation exercises.
Noun 1. Neil Demers and honors graduate Lisa Menendez.
Principal Francine J. Bullock presented awards and scholarships, and diplomas were presented by School Committee Chairman Peter R. Desy and Superintendent Thomas J. Kane.
The graduates were:
Kayla M. Acomb, Joseph E. Amaral (SHS SHS Shares (stock)
SHS SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) Humidity Sensor
SHS Sciences Humaines et Sociales (French: Social Sciences)
SHS Student Health Service
SHS Second Hand Smoke , MHS (1) (Message Handling Service) An earlier messaging system from Novell that supported multiple operating systems and other messaging protocols, including SMTP, SNADS and X.400. It used the SMF-71 messaging format. ), Christopher P. Beshai, Eric C. Bilton, Amanda L. Bohlin, Walter J. Bouchard, Andrew C. Bowman, Lindsay J. Brissette (ITS, NHS NHS
National Health Service
NHS (in Britain) National Health Service , C), Nicole L. Brunelle, Leah M. Carbonneau (DE), Michael F. Chevalier, Ryan M. Connor, Laura E. Conway, Nicholas D. Coviello, Matthew J. Cunsolo, Neil W. Demers (AHS AHS Assistant House Surgeon. , NHS, M), Joshua A. Desai, Kristin A. Dono, David J. Duhamel, Michael J. Dziczek, Neil E. Favreau, James M. Field, Sarah A. Fisher, Alissa C. Gallupe, Kyle C. Garceau, Jessica L. Graham (SHS), Nicole J. Hall, Mariena E.A. Harris, Rory J. Hart (SHS), Samantha A. Hay (NHS, FHS FHS - Filesystem Hierarchy Standard , S), Kayla T.I. Hazen, Rebecca C. Hillard, Michelle L. Homer, Samantha J. Janda (AHS, C), Tory R. Jaskoviak (NHS, SHS, C), Alexis G. Lanciani-Kelly, Sarah R. Lajeunesse, Daniel J. Lavoie, Brian P. LeDuc, Tara J. Leonardi, Kerri C. Lewis, Kristin R. Lewis, Elizabeth S. Maldonado (SHS), Tyler C. Marcoux (C), Patrick W. Marsh (NHS, C), Alexander R. Massar (AHS, MHS), Heather M. McGrath, Derrick B. Meade, Lisa M. Menendez (NHS, SHS, AHS, C), Joseph D. Nawn, Jeffrey G. Needham, Joseph M. Nelson, Ryan A. Nichols (ITS), Benjamin M. Norton (NHS, MHS, C), Patrick J. Novia, Amy E. Noyes (MHS), Jillian M. O'Connor, Kasandra M. O'Connor (AHS), Sinead P. O'Connor, Brendan M. O'Neil, Casey A. Palmer, Alyssa M. Panarelli, Kyle E. Pearson, Ben M. Pelto (NHS, C), Veronica L. Ramstrom, Kayla M. Rayworth (NHS, C), William F. Riley, Cassandra M. Ritter, Eric M. Rosiello, Lindsay M. Rotti, Stephen J. Rotti (NHS, MHS, C), Ashley E. Sabacinski, Elizabeth K. Shepard, Shaun R. Siequist, George E. Smith
(C: Cum Laude; M: Magna Cum Laude; S: Summa Cum Laude sum·ma cum lau·de
adv. & adj.
With the greatest honor. Used to express the highest academic distinction: graduated summa cum laude; a summa cum laude graduate. ; NHS: National Honor Society The National Honor Society (NHS), established in 1921, is a recognition program for American high school students who show achievement in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. ; SHS: Spanish Honor Society; ITS: International Thespian Society The International Thespian Society is an honorary organization for high-school and middle-school theatre students located at more than 3,600 affiliated secondary schools across America, Canada, and abroad. The mission of ITS is to honor student excellence in the theatre arts. ; FHS: French Honor Society; AHS: National Art Honor Society; MHS: Tri-M Music Honor Society; DE: Dual Enrollment; WPI: graduate of WPI Academy of Advanced Math & Science)
Scholarships and awards:
AFC (1) (Application Foundation Classes) A class library from Microsoft that provides an application framework and graphics, graphical user interface (GUI) and multimedia routines for Java programmers. , Kayla Acomb;
Allied Waste Environmental Scholarships, Elizabeth Maldonado and Lindsay Rotti;
American Legion Harold N. Keith Post 204, Kristin Dono;
American Legion Harold N. Keith Post 204 Top History Student Award, Ben Pelto;
American Legion Harold N. Keith Unit 204 Auxiliary, Jillian O'Connor and Stephen Rotti;
Anonymous Scholarship through American Legion Harold N. Keith Unit 204 Auxiliary, Jeffrey Needham;
Benjamin P. Lorge Memorial Scholarships, Samantha Janda and Ben Pelto;
Cattel-Andriski Foundation Memorial Scholarship, Brendan O'Neil;
Clinton Savings Charitable Trust, Elizabeth Maldonado;
Dr. Nicholas R. Cecchini Memorial Scholarships, Amy Noyes and Brendan O'Neil;
Elton & Kathleen Drew Scholarship for the Arts, Lindsay Brissette;
Independent Order of Odd Fellows
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F. Worcester Lodge 56 Scholarships, Michael Chevalier, Kayla Hazen and Lisa Menendez;
Jeffrey O. Symonowicz Memorial Scholarship, Amy Noyes;
Keith D. Mooradian Scholarship, Elizabeth Maldonado;
Marc & Ernest Pallotta Foundation Scholarship, Stephen Rotti;
Maryellen Richinick Memorial Scholarship, Kayla Hazen;
Our Lady of Good Counsel Our Lady of Good Counsel (Mater boni consilii) is a title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary, after a miraculous painting now found in the Augustinian church at Genazzano, Italy. Church Women's Club Scholarship, Samantha Hay;
Paul M. Connor Memorial Scholarship, Ryan Connor;
Ralph Riganati Foundation Scholarship, Amy Noyes;
Sandra J. Erickson Memorial Scholarship, Kayla Hazen;
Wachusett Area Rotary Club Scholarship, Kayla Rayworth;
Walter C. Cranston Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Eric Rosiello;
West Boylston Athletic Association Scholarships, Michael Chevalier, Samantha Janda, Kayla Rayworth and Eric Rosiello;
West Boylston Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award, Tory Jaskoviak;
West Boylston High School Art & Music Club Scholarship, Alexander Massar;
West Boylston High School Art Honor Scholarships, Neil Demers, Samantha Janda and Lisa Menendez;
West Boylston High School Drama Club Scholarship, Jeffrey Needham;
West Boylston High School Foreign Language Scholarship, Rory Hart and Lisa Menendez;
West Boylston High School Music Club Scholarship, Joseph Amaral;
West Boylston Lions Club Scholarships, Samantha Hay, Lisa Menendez and Kayla Rayworth;
West Boylston Masonic Charity & Education Scholarships, Samantha Hay and Stephen Rotti;
West Boylston Middle/High School PTA PTA or parent-teacher association: see parent education. Leo J. Sullivan Scholarships, Lindsay Brissette, Lisa Menendez and Jeffrey Needham;
West Boylston Teachers' Association Scholarships, Lisa Menendez, Elizabeth Maldonado and Jillian O'Connor;
West Boylston Town Scholarships, Lisa Menendez, Amy Noyes, Kayla Rayworth and Stephen Rotti;
Woman's Club of West Boylston Scholarship, Lisa Menendez;
Woman's Club of West Boylston Improvement Awards, Lindsay Rotti and Michael Chevalier;
West Boylston High School National Honor Society awards, Lindsay Brissette, Kayla Rayworth and Stephen Rotti;
West Boylston High School Student Council Scholarships, Samantha Hay, Kayla Rayworth and Stephen Rotti.
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CUTLINE: (1) West Boylston High graduate George Smith blows a kiss to a female classmate while waiting for last night's procession into the gym for graduation. (2) WEST BOYLSTON - Striking a pose while awaiting yesterday's ceremonies are West Boylston High School graduates, from left, Veronica Ramstrom, Amanda Bohlin and Alyssa Panarelli. More on yesterday's graduations in Local.