John Bapst Memorial High School Head Mel MacKay has announced honor parts for the Class of 2009. This year’s valedictorian is Margaret Ann Lammert and the salutatorian is Ashley Mae Gale.
Lammert has earned numerous academic letters and awards during her four years at John Bapst. She is a recipient of the 2009 MPA Principals’ Award, the Society of Women Engineers Book Award, the Phi Beta Kappa Award, and an Advanced Placement Scholar with Honor Award. A Commended National Merit Scholar and high honor student, Lammert is president of the John Bapst National Honor Society, past secretary and current senior representative to the Key Club, captain of the Math Team, and a member of the Civil Rights Team and Student Ambassadors. In the athletic arena, she has lettered in three varsity sports during her high school career, including Girls’ Soccer on which she served as team captain; Indoor Track and Field; and Spring Track and Field. She also plays with Blackbear United, a club soccer team. She has been named a Penobscot Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete. Her community service has included volunteering time with the Special Olympics, the Red Cross, the Ronald McDonald House, Race for the Cure, and UNICEF. In recognition of her achievements, she has been granted the Silver Award in Girl Scouts and the Timothy Award by St. John’s Catholic Church. She will be attending Bowdoin College in the fall where she plans to major in Biochemistry. She is the daughter of Mary and Steve Lammert of Glenburn.
Gale has earned numerous academic letters and awards during her four years at John Bapst. A high honor student and recipient of the AP Scholar with Honor Award, Gale has also served in many leadership roles during her high school career. This year, she is secretary of the National Honor Society, co-secretary of the Student Environmental Action Club, captain of the Math Team, and a senior representative to the Key Club. In the athletic arena, she has lettered in two varsity sports. In Girls’ Soccer, she has served as team captain, has been chosen Most Improved Player, has been given the Coach’s Award, and was selected to the Class B PVC All-Stars Second Team. In Girls’ Tennis, she was awarded an Honorable Mention as a junior and this year serves as team captain. She has been named a Penobscot Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete. Her community service has included volunteering time with the Special Olympics, the Red Cross, and UNICEF. She will be attending the University of Connecticut, where she plans to major in Biomedical Engineering. Gale is the daughter of Sharon and Timothy Gale of Glenburn.