Cony High School has announced its top 10 seniors for the class of 2016 alphabetically.

Noah Aube is the son of Julie and Tony Aube, of Augusta. Aube is a member of the swim team, cross country, track and field, French and German clubs, and National Honor Society. He volunteers at the Friends of Cobbossee Watershed. His accomplishments include KJ Boy Swimmer of the Year (three years in a row), Eagle Scout, event coordinator of National Honor Society, and recipient of the Dartmouth Alumni Club Book Award. Aube plans to attend Amherst College, where he will be a participant on the Varsity Men’s Swim Team, while majoring in mathematics.

Andrew Levesque is the son of Kate and Marc Levesque, of Augusta. Levesque is a member of cross country, track and field, swimming, math team, Student Council, Outing Club, Chizzle Whizzle cast member, and Latin Club. He volunteered at middle school cross country and track meets, local road races, and served food at the William S. Cohen Community Center. He also participated in Boys State and National Honor Society. Levesque received the Cornell Book Award, KVAC 1st Team for Swim, KVAC 1st Team Cross Country, KVAC All-Academic, Army Strong Student Athlete Award, MPA Principal’s Award, and he also attended the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar. He plans to attend the University of Maine at Orono, where he can further his education and major in chemical engineering.

Alexis Libby is the daughter of Betty Jo and Jeff Libby, of Augusta. Libby is a member of dance, Chizzle Wizzle, Student Council, Spanish Club and chorus. She spends her time volunteering in a first-grade classroom at Farrington Elementary School, Big Brothers Big Sisters, William S. Cohen Community Center with NHS, and the Lincoln Read-A-Thon with Student Council. Libby is a member of the National Honor Society, served as a Girls State delegate, and was vice president of Student Council. She plans to attend the University of Maine at Farmington to major in elementary education with a minor in psychology.

Morgan Metcalf is the daughter of Lauren Hancock and David Metcalf, of Augusta. Metcalf is a member of the Drama Club, Art Club, Chizzle Whizzle, lacrosse manager, French Club and National Honor Society. She volunteers at William S. Cohen Community Center, American Lung Association, United Volunteers of Maine, and helps children at the elementary schools. Metcalf has been awarded CATC Student of the Month, “Best Actress” Award at both spring high school and Cony High School, Skills USA T-Shirt Design winner, and high honor roll. Metcalf plans to attend Massachusetts College of Art & Design, where she will obtain a major in graphic design and film/video.

Connor Perry is the son of Kirsten and Mark Perry, of Chelsea. Perry is a member of varsity soccer, varsity hockey, varsity baseball, Chizzle Whizzle and Student Council. Perry is a regular volunteer with CARA organization. Perry is part of Dirigo Boy’s State, All-State First Team Soccer, All-State Second Team Hockey, National Honor Society, and was captain of the soccer team for two years and the baseball team here at Cony. He received the University of Maine at Orono Book Award. Perry plans to attend Bentley University, where he will play Division II Soccer and major in business/pre-law.

Brooke Pietri is the daughter of Tarsha Davis and Joseph Pietri, of Augusta. Pietri is active in dance at Dance Unlimited, jazz band, Madrigals, Spanish Club vice president, Seeds of Peace, National Honor Society, and working two jobs. Pietri volunteers her time teaching dance at Dance Unlimited on a weekly basis. She received high honors for all four years, and nominated for the Williams College Book Award. Pietri plans to attend the University of Maine and majoring in music education with a minor in Spanish and dance.

Jessica Rollins is the daughter of Tammy and Dana Rollins, of Windsor. Rollins was active in volleyball from 2012 to 2015, volleyball team captain and MVP 2015, and basketball in 2012. Rollins has volunteered her time for the CHS class of 2016 and she helped out in the Cony guidance office. Rollins’ achievements include the Yale Book Award 2015, Student of the Month April 2016, member of National Technical Honor Society, CNA Certification at Capital Area Technical Center, Kennebec Valley Medical Society Essay Honorable Mention 2015, Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Senior Scholar 2016, and honor roll all four years. Rollins plans to attend the University of Maine at Augusta, where she will major in nursing and obtain a four-year bachelor’s degree.

Abigail Silsby is the daughter Kim Silsby and Andrew Silsby, of Augusta. Silsby is a member of varsity field hockey, lacrosse and swimming. She is also involved in Spanish Club, Student Council, math team, Seeds of Peace and National Honor Society. She has volunteered her time at the William S. Cohen Community Center, Ramtastic Lacrosse Camp & Ram Camp (youth field hockey), along with service volunteering on a trip to Guatemala. She is the recipient of the Wellesley Book Award. Silsby plans to attend Bowdoin College to major in government and legal studies.

Ciara Tenney is the daughter of Margaret and Robert Tenney, of Augusta. Tenney is a member of National Honor Society, Latin Club, Seeds of Peace, Rameses, Outing Club, Class Council, Chizzle Wizzle assistant technical director, field hockey and she is a school board representative. Tenney volunteers at William S. Cohen Community Center and Teens to Trails. She received first place in the Kennebec Valley Medical Association Essay Contest, the Smith College Book Award, and was a Girls State delegate. Tenney plans to attend Northeastern University and is majoring in criminal justice.

Lindsay Watts is the daughter of Cindy Cannell and Walter Watts, of Augusta. Watts is a member of field hockey, cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field, swim, National Honor Society, class council, Math Team, Chizzle Whizzle, Outing Club, Spanish Club and Latin Club. She volunteered at the Ram Camp (youth field hockey), middle school field hockey and track & field events, bagged cat/dog food at the Amy Buxton Pet Pantry, served lunch at the William S. Cohen Community Center, and has also helped at fundraising walks. Her accomplishments include Girls State delegate, Gifted and Talented Program, Harvard Book Award, Rensselaer Medalist Award, Maine Field Hockey Association Academic All-State Award, KVAC All Conference 2nd Team in field hockey, cross country and outdoor track & field, KVAC All Academic, captain of the field hockey team, and she received high honors throughout high school. She plans to attend the University of New England with the goal of studying genetics in graduate school to obtain a major in medical biology.


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