Carriage Towne News
---- — EPPING —Epping Middle School honored its eighth graders as they move on to high school with a Recognition/Pride night on June 24.
Student Katie Pelletier welcomed families and friends, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Kiley LaFond and Krystal West. The MS Chorus treated the audience to its version of “Touch the Sky.” Maylee Gagnon and Alec Silva entertained the crowd with their class highlights.
The awards for outstanding achievement were presented as follows: The Governor William Plummer History Award to Konrad Hodgman; The Governor David Morrill Science Award to Keelin Berger; The Governor Benjamin Prescott Math Award to Maylee Gagnon; and the John Greenleaf Whittier English Award to Konrad Hodgman.
Academic Department Awards included: Art, Aletha DeMarais; Band, Brenden Sacco; Chorus, Michael Rainford; Computer/Digital Studies, Emma Coolidge; Integrated Studies, Jordan Place; Music, Victoria Maestas; Technology Education, Aaron Wessling; Wellness/PE, Veronica Hackett; World Language (French), Evelyn Carleton and (Spanish), Chloe Meyers.
Rotarian Tim Lewis made the presentations of the Adeline Brewitt Liberatore Citizenship awards for “Service Above Self” to Parker Holt and Evelyn Carleton. These awards are sponsored by the Raymond Area Rotary Club.
Presidential Achievement Awards, for students who show outstanding educational growth, improvement, commitment, or intellectual development, were announced by Dean of Students Christine Hebert and were awarded to: Jacob Bisaillon, Gaven Blakney, Emma Coolidge, Stephanie DiFrancesco, Veronica Hackett, Parker Holt, Kiley LaFond, Damien LoPresti, Jordan Place, Catriona Poulin, Alec Silva, Kayla Wells, Caleb West, and Krystal West.
Principal Kyle Repucci made the presentations for Presidential Academic Excellence, granted to those students maintaining a 3.5 average over their three years in middle school, to: Keelin Berger, Everett Brown, Evelyn Carleton, Maylee Gagnon, Konrad Hodgman, Victoria Maestas, Chloe Meyers, Rebecca Milbury, and Katie Pelletier.
All eighth graders were then presented a certificate of achievement and were treated to a reception with their families and friends, following the ceremony.