Gould Academy’s Top Ten Seniors of 2012

May 21, 2012

 

Valedictorian
Amalia “Molly” Siegel is the daughter of Kirk and Martha Siegel of Bethel, Maine. She has attended Gould for four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. During her tenure at Gould, Molly received the Freshman Mathematics Book Award, the Carolyn S. Wollen Award, the French Book Award, the Music Book Award, the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Achievement Award and the Theatre Book Award. Over her academic career, her course work has included AP Language and Composition, AP US History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Government and Politics, and AP Literature and Composition. A driven Nordic skier, Molly was a member of the Gould Academy Competition Program Nordic team throughout her career and was named to the US Junior National Team her senior year. Molly spent three years on the cross-country running team and four years as a member of the Gould Drama Program and Gould Singers. A talented writer, she was a peer tutor in the evenings in the Writing Center and a contributor to the Gould faculty and student blog. Molly will attend Dartmouth College in the fall.

 

Salutatorian
Abbie Goldberg is the daughter of Jonathan and Kate Goldberg of Bethel, Maine. She has attended Gould for four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Over her academic career, her course work has included AP Government and Politics, AP Literature and Composition, AP Biology, AP Calculus, and AP US History. A talented performer, Abbie has spent four years on stage at Gould as a member of the Drama Program and Gould Singers. She also participated in Gould’s Dance Program. In the winter, Abbie was a member of the prep-snowboarding team for two years and the Gould Academy Competition Nordic team for two years. A natural leader, Abbie was a student proctor her senior year. She is the recipient of the Freshman English Book Award, the Sophomore English Book Award, the Junior English Book Award, the Drama Book Award, the French Book Award, and the Wellesley Book Award. Abbie will attend Brandeis University in the fall.

 

James “Scott” Cooper Cameron is the son of Ian and Catherine Cameron of Darien, Connecticut. He has attended Gould for four years. Over his career, his academic course load has included AP Government and Politics, Aeronautics, Astronomy, Computer Science, and Robotics. Scott has been a four-year tennis player and cross-country runner. During the winter he was a member of the Gould Ski Patrol earning his “jacket” his senior year. An avid outdoorsman, Scott spent five weeks in Acadia National Park in Maine and three weeks at Mt. Greylock State Reservation in Massachusetts, building trails for his senior Four Point project. Scott will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the fall.


 

Merritt Harlan is the daughter of Geoff and Megan Harlan of Southborough, Massachusetts. She has attended Gould for four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. She is the recipient of the Art Book Award, the Freshman Science Book Award, the Sophomore History Book Award, the Sophomore Mathematics Book Award, the Sophomore Science Book Award, the Bausch and Lomb Science Book Award, the Dartmouth Alumni Club Book Award, the Edmond J. Vachon Award, the Society of Women Engineers Certificate of Merit, the Mathematics Book Award, and the Spanish Book Award. Merritt has been a four-year varsity athlete in field hockey and lacrosse where she was also team captain. In the winter she competed on the Gould Academy Competition Program alpine team. Merritt also served as a peer tutor in the Math Center and in the Writing Center. Over her career, her course load has included AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP US History and AP Statistics. She will attend Williams College in the fall.

 

 

Bo “Jason” Huang is the son of Lisong Huang and Tao Bai of Guangzho, China. He has attended Gould for three years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Over his career, his academic course load has included AP Biology, AP Statistics, AP Physics-Mechanics, AP Calculus, and Astronomy. Jason played varsity tennis during his three years at Gould. He was also a member of the golf team and prep –snowboarding team. A natural leader, Jason served as a head student proctor his senior year. He was also a peer tutor in the Gould Math Center. Jason is the recipient of the Clarkson Leadership Award and the Rensselaer Award. He will attend Washington University in St. Louis in the fall.

 

 

Aaron Mason is the son of George and Susan Mason of Nobleboro, Maine. He has attended Gould for four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Over his academic career, his course load has included AP Literature and Composition, AP Government and Politics, and AP US History. Aaron was a four-year varsity baseball player and a three-year varsity soccer player. He was also a member of the Gould Ski Patrol earning his “jacket” his junior year. Aaron is a talented musician and played saxophone in the Gould band during his four years. He served as a student proctor his senior year. Aaron is a recipient of the Music Book Award and the St. Michael’s College Book Award. He will attend the University of Rochester in the fall.

 

 

Jacquelyn “Jackie” O’Sullivan is the daughter of Robert and Maureen O’Sullivan of Weymouth, Massachusetts. She is a member of the National Honor Society and has attended Gould for four years.  Over her academic career, Jackie’s course load has included AP Biology, AP Literature and Composition, AP US History, and AP Government and Politics. She is the recipient of the Spanish Book Award and the St. Michael’s College Book Award. Outside of the classroom, Jackie participated on the varsity soccer team, varsity lacrosse team, and was a rock climber as a senior. In the winters throughout her career, she was a member of the Gould Academy Competition Program freestyle team. She also served as peer tutor in the Writing Center, and in her senior year she was a student proctor. Jackie will attend St. Michael’s College in the fall.

 

 

Eliana Rowe is the daughter of Robert Rowe and the late Renee Quimby of Tampa, Florida. She has attended Gould for four years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Over her academic career, Eliana’s course load has included AP Government and Politics, AP Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, and AP Chemistry. Outside of the classroom, Eliana played varsity soccer, junior varsity tennis and was a member of the Outing Club. In the winter, she participated in the Gould Rugrats Program, teaching local children to ski and snowboard. She also served as a peer tutor in the Gould Writing Center. Eliana will attend New York University in the fall.

 

 

 

Margaret “Meg” Runyon is the daughter of Charles and Susan Runyon of Wilmington, New York. She has attended Gould for three years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Meg’s academic course load over her Gould experience has included AP US History, AP Chemistry, AP Government and Politics, and AP Statistics. Outside of the classroom, Meg was a member of the cycling team, the equestrian team and the Competition Program Nordic team during her three years at Gould. Meg will attend Mount Holyoke College in the fall.

 

 

 

Abigail “Abby” Turner is the daughter of Bob and Sue Turner of Bryant Pond, Maine. She has attended Gould for three years and is a member of the National Honor Society. Over her academic career, her course load has included AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP US History, AP Literature and Composition, and AP Statistics. Outside of the classroom, Abby spent her three years on the cycling team and mountain biking team. She was also a member of the Gould Ski Patrol receiving her “jacket” her senior year. A talented writer, she was a weekly contributor to the Gould faculty and student blog and a peer tutor in the Gould Writing Center. Abby is the recipient of the Junior History Book Award. She will attend Bowdoin College in the fall.

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