ANSON — Melanie Clark, a Carrabec High School senior, has been selected to receive the 2018 Principal’s Award, according to a news release from Principal Timothy Richards. The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement, citizenship and leadership.

According to Richards, Clark has distinguished herself in the classroom, on the court, and as a leader in the school and the community. She has a positive attitude, is hard-working, kind and humble, all of which will ensure her future success.

Academically, Clark has challenged herself throughout her high school years. Her hard work and perseverance have made her a high honor student. Her eagerness and enthusiasm makes her a leader and a role model in our school, Richards said in the release.

Clark shines strong in sports at Carrabec as she applies that same enthusiasm and passion into basketball and softball, being captain in both. Strong and focused, Clark has played an important role on Carrabec’s teams. She is a supportive team player, she holds and shows respect for all her teammates and coaches, according to the release.

Clark not only thrives in the sports worlds, but is also a member of the National Honor Society, Jobs for Maine Grads, member of the Captains Club, a member of the Willpower Weightlifting Team, Youth in Maine Government, was a girls’ state delegate, and was February’s Student of the Month. Clark also was the fall high school basketball coach, according to the release.

Clark is invited to attend an awards luncheon on April 7, where she will receive her award and be eligible to be selected for one of five scholarships.

She is the daughter of Dale and Julie Clark, of Anson.

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