AUGUSTA — Cony High School has announced its top 10 senior students in the class of 2014.

Nicholas Cameron is the son of Lisa St. Hilaire and Donald Cameron of Gardiner. Cameron has achieved high honors throughout high school while completing many hours of beach cleanup and conservation work in the community. He has also served as a student instructor. In the fall, Cameron plans to attend Colby College in Waterville.

Miranda Faye Colfer is the daughter of Bruce and Shelley Colfer of Augusta. Colfer volunteers at the Kennebec Valley Humane Society. She will attend the University of Maine at Orono in the fall.

Alexis Dostie is the daughter of Angela and Bruce Dostie of Vassalboro. Dostie is president of the National Honor Society and competes in both varsity soccer and varsity lacrosse. She volunteers at the Kennebec Valley Humane Society and the Kennebec Cannons Youth Lacrosse Team. Dostie will attend Boston College next year. She intends to major in biology with a concentration in pre-med.

Faith Emery is the daughter of Nancy Farrington of Augusta. She has been active in theatre, Chizzle Wizzle and One Acts. This year, Emery served as president of the Chizzle Wizzle Executive Committee. She received the PE Student Instructor of the Year Award and the Wellesley Book Award. Outside of school, she volunteers at the hospital and works at Lowes. Emery will attend St. Lawrence University in the fall.

Isaac Gingras is the son of Davis Gingras of Augusta and Joyce and Ron Taylor of Winthrop. Gingras is a member of National Honor Society and plays on the varsity football, lacrosse and wrestling teams. He participates in the Outing Club, French Club, Latin Club and Chizzle Wizzle sound crew. Isaac received the Laney Cooper and Pat McFarland Awards and was named to the Academic All-Conference Football Team. Isaac plans to attend St. Lawrence University with a major in government and a double minor in global studies and French.

Josie Heath is the daughter of Brian and Tina Heath of Augusta. She has participated in National Honor Society, German Club, German National Honor Society, dance and the school newspaper. She serves as co-president of the Key Club, was chosen Student of the Month and received the St. Michael’s Book Award. She volunteers for the Big Brother/Big Sister program and works at Deb’s Ice Cream. Heath will attend University of Maine in the fall to study nursing. Her long term goal is to become a nurse practitioner.

Riley Hopkins is the son of David and Andrea Hopkins of Augusta. He has served as vice president of the National Honor Society, co-editor of the Ramses newspaper, Dance Team co-captain and Chizzle Wizzle vice president. Hopkins performs in Chizzle Wizzle and is a dance instructor at Dance Unlimited. He has been recognized at national dance competitions, was selected for the Principal’s Award and received the Everett V. Perkins Award. In the fall, Hopkins will attend Bates College. He plans to major in dance while following a pre-med track.

Rayna Knight is the daughter of Diana and Ken Knight of Augusta. Knight has been a high honors student throughout high school. She enjoys reading, art and graphic design. She was the Chizzle Wizzle pin design contest winner in both 2012 and 2014. She has volunteered her time at St. Michael School and at CMP. Knight will attend the University of Maine at Augusta to study architecture.

Sarah Smith is the daughter of Dennis and Laura Smith of Whitefield. She is a member of the National Honor Society and competes on the soccer and indoor/outdoor track teams. She has played the violin and viola in the All-State Orchestra, All-Eastern Orchestra, two national orchestras and the Colby Orchestra. She volunteers with the National Honor Society and at Maine Greyhound Placement Services. Smith was named a Kargar Scholar and plans to attend Gettysburg College in the fall.

Lauren Wheelock is the daughter of Douglas and Michelle Wheelock of Augusta. She is a member of National Honor Society, serves on the Chizzle Wizzle Executive Committee and was captain of the field hockey team. Wheelock also participates in French Club and Coniad yearbook. She has volunteered at Gilbert Elementary School, William S. Cohen Community Center, the Laura Foundation for Autism and Epilepsy, field hockey youth leagues and MS and March of Dimes walks. She received the Williams College Book award and was named to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference All-Academic Field Hockey Team and the MFHA Academic All-State Team. She will attend University of Maine at Farmington in the fall, majoring in early childhood special education. Her long-term goal is to earn a master’s degree in speech therapy.

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