Berlin High School announces third quarter achievement list

The following students have been named to the Berlin High School Achievement List for the third quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.

These students have received an unweighted numerical average of 90.0 or above for their coursework during the past quarter. This list is not related to the National Honor Society, rank-in-class or GPA.

Grade 9: Faye-Marie Bellanceau, Dylan Bisson, Olivia Boucher, Brian Bourassa, Hannah Brewer, Kayla Brown, Mary Champagne-Thibeault, Grace Clorite, Darrian Drapeau, Breeanna Haas, Treniti Holden, Jared Johnson, Cameron Laflamme, Matthew Landry, Hayley Norton, Walter Reynolds, Natalie Williams, Maria-Regina Young.

Grade 10: Kelsey Alimandi, Jenah Arsenault, Joshua Berthiaume, Eric Berwick, Kali Blais, Destiny Blanco, Alyssa Boucher, Connor Brown, Thomas Cole, Kloey Cooney, Haley Coulombe, Danielle Couture, Nathan Fecteau, Marissa Gagne, Anthony Girard, Mariah Gorman, Kristen Goyette, Alexis Griffin, Hanna Groleau, Hailee Guitard, Teah Hickey, Haily Knapp, Kirsten Langlois, Tyhanna LaRock, Keegen Law-as, Jillian Lefebvre, Alynna Leveille, Karen Madeiros, Andrew Martel, Libby Nett, Arianna Smith, Allison Theriault, Brandon Weeks, Aiden Wood.

Grade 11: John Arguin, Evan Arsenault, Parker Ayotte, Alyson Blanchette, Desmond Bradford, Summer Bradley, Jade Burnett, Sarah Clark, Noah Cornish, Kayden Dube, Shy Henry, Paul Hernandez, Sydney Hodgdon, Jordan Lacasse, Daniel Lamson, Joslyn Lanteigne, Kiara Law-as, Kara Mercier, Thomas Sullivan, Hope Supry.

Grade 12: Myra Arsenault, Christopher Auger, Isaac Balderrama, Shelby Barney, Rylie Binette, Celina Blais, Regan Boucher, Nikita Brazier, Braeden Cooney, Riley Cornish, Syrena Couch, Audrey Coulombe, Julie Downs, Noah Dumas, Samuel Essig, KC Fortier, Autumn Gagnon, Allison Gallagher, Trent Garcia, Stacy Gendron, Brandon Gleason, Baileigh Hoyt, Marayah Hynes, Haley Kline, Lexi Lacasse, Matthew Landry, Kailey Lemieux, Brittany Letellier, Delaney Macdonald, Samantha Mercier, Brianne Morneau, Renee Morrissette, Robyn Parker, Tiffiney Poirier, Mariah Ramsay, Breanna Roy-Demers, Keith Shepard-Seavey, Emily Theriault, Hunter Tupick, Shaeleigh Valliere.

Leadership Ceremony

On April 21, the Gorham National Honor Society and National Junior Society hosted a school-wide leadership recognition ceremony as part of National Student Leadership Week.

“Making a World of Difference” was the theme for this year’s celebration.

All students gathered in the gymnasium at Gorham Middle High School for the recognition of student leaders from various clubs. To be recognized, students had to have exhibited a strong work ethic and leadership in the particular club.

The students who were recognized were: Travis Lemieux, Abbie Bernier for YLTA/Inspire, Michela Ur and Grace Couture for Humanitarian Group, Bronson Leclerc and Lauren Gralenski for Senior Class Members and High School Student Council, Autumn Brown and Amira Robertson for Yearbook, Anthony Thompkins and Adelina Cintron for Gorham Players, Sidney Chapman for Middle School Student Council, Scotland O’Brien for Middle School Inventors Club, Lauren Gralenski and Jana Oelofse for Life of a Husky and FBLA, Abbie Bernier and Bryce Gauthier for Sophomore Class Members, Dustin Connolly for High School Inventors Club, Lauren Gralenski, Bronson Leclerc and Autumn Brown for National Honor Society, Zoe Grondin, Noah Fortin and Anna Roberge for National Junior Honor Society, Hunter Desilets and Anna Roberge for Math Honor Society, Zoe Grondin and Nicholas Wade for Math Team, and Aiden Corrigan for Middle School Robotics.

After the assembly there were refreshment for all of the students who had been recognized, along with advisors and parents held in the cafeteria.

Middle School celebrates academic success at MVP Assembly

BERLIN — On Wednesday, April 19, Berlin Middle School held its MVP Assembly for the third quarter marking term. MVP cards were issued to students that received High Academic Excellence Awards and Academic Achievement Awards. The following businesses support the MVP Program: Hallmark Hall of Greetings, Hair Improvements, Middle Earth, Maureen’s Unique Boutique, Supreme Pizza, Notre Dame Arena and BHS Winter Sports Program. The following students received the MVP card:

Grade 8: Makenna Balderrama, Grace Bradley, Lily Campbell, Emily Coulombe, Cassidy Dana, Kelly McCormick, Becca Pouliot, Julieenne Provencher, Nicole Reynolds, Kyra Woodward, Jenna Laflamme, Emmelia Letendre, Emile Morris, Dominick Paradis, Tyler Rousseau, Mickailey Walsh and Joseph Zimmer.

Grade 7: Madison Bergquist, Jonah Berthiaume, Andrew Cole, Chloe Dagesse, Matthew Gagne, Zachary Griffin, Jillian Hallee, Kameron Huntoon, Brayden Landry, Hayden Munce, Gwendolyn Pelchat, Isyss Remillard, Brady Buck, Benjamin Estrella, Alexa Gagnon, Jason Hamel, Richard Hernandez, David McGloughlin, Carter Poulin, Cole Ruediger, Zeb Thomas and Adam Warner.

Grade 6: Jacob Dalphonse, Jeremyah Dow, Emma Labelle, Ella Bacon, Brody Duquette, Vincent Higgins, Erin McCormick, Alexis Perry and Maya Wedge.

Students with the highest grade point average were also recognized for their outstanding achievement. Recipients of the highest GPA, by class and subject, were:

Mrs. Stever: Grade 8 Math: Becca Pouliot.

Mr. Barth: Grade 8 English: Grace Bradley, Lily Campbell, Kelly McCormick.

Mrs. Arguin: Grade 8 Science: Makenna Balderrama.

Mrs. Watson: Grade 8 Social Studies: Kyra Woodward.

Ms. Mather: Grade 7 Social Studies: Brayden Landry.

Mr. Mullins: Grade 7 Math: Brayden Landry.

Mrs. Kopp: Grade 7 English: Victor Morales.

Mr. Welch: Grade 7 Science: Chloe Dagesse.

Ms. Boutin: Grade 6 Math: Emma Labelle.

Mr. Bouchard: Grade 6 English: Emma Labelle.

Mr. Roberge: Grade 6 Science: Jonathan Leite.

Mr. Lauze: Grade 6 Social Studies: Emma Labelle.

Ms. Crosby: Art, Grade 8: Grace Bradley and Mia Dalphonse; Grade 7: Gwendolyn Pelchat, Griffin Melanson, Chloe Dagesse and Madison Bergquist; and Grade 6: Justin Ayotte.

Ms. Palmer: Family and Consumer Science, Grade 8: Jace Arsenault, Emily Coulombe, Tia Landy-L’Esperance, Tia Hawkins and Dustin Rainville; Grade 7: Matthew Gagne; and Grade 6: Alexis Bourassa.

Mrs. Pouliot: STEM, Grade 8: Julieenne Provencher; Grade 7: Jillian Hallee; and Grade 6: Jeremyah Dow, Kevin Murphy and Alexis Perry.

Mrs. Poulin: Physical education, Grade 6: Jacob Dalphonse, Emma Labelle, Ella Bacon, Cienna Langlois, Makenna Peare and Abigail Stewart. Grade 8 Health: Alyssa Delafontaine, Dominick Paradis, Nicole Reynolds, Joe Zimmer, Aeris Costine, Cassidy Dana, Brooklyn Goodwin, Kelly McCormick and Kyra Woodward.

Mr. DeBlois: Grade 6 Health: Vincent Higgins. Grade 7 Physical Education: Madison Bergquist, Chloe Dagesse, Zachary Griffin, Zeb Thomas, Rebecca Host, Kadence Gendron, Richard Hernandez, Kameron Huntoon, Griffin Melanson, Bronsen Poulin, Anna Salek and Emily Roy. Grade 8 Physical Education: Lily Campbell, Joe Zimmer, Aeris Costine, Shawn Kay, Tyler Rousseau, Mickailey Walsh, Kyra Woodward, Bianca Price and Timothy Girard.

Mr. Oberti: Chorus: Olivia Baillargeon and Ashlin Lozeau.

Krystal Bunnell wins Jo Hayslip Memorial Scholarship

Krystal Bunnell from Plymouth State University recently was awarded a $2,000 Jo Hayslip Memorial Scholarship. Bunnell is the daughter of Bruce and Nicole Bunnell and is a graduate of Berlin High School. She is a magma cum laude graduate of Keene State College with a bachelor's degree in psychology and two minors in substance abuse and communications. She is currently completing her master of education degree in school counseling at Plymouth, where she holds an executive board position on the PSU's Chi Sigma lota chapter and is working as a school counselor at the Milan Village School. 

Krystal Bunnell