Winthrop High School has announced its top 10 students for the class of 2019.

Maguire E. Anuszewski, son of Loren and Kristel Anuszewski, of Winthrop, is valedictorian.

Other activities included Poetry Out Loud finalist, student news anchor and Quiz Show varsity member. He was a member of the ski team, where he earned numerous awards, including being named to the Maine High School Eastern Championship Team; was soccer captain his senior year, and was baseball captain his senior year, in addition to being named to the Mountain Valley Conference Honorable Mention Baseball All-Star Team.He has been involved in Student Council, where he served as president, vice president and representative; was a member of the Junior Classical League, where he served as president; National Honor Society, Math Team and Drama.

He also was included into the WCSH 6 TV: Varsity Club Induction. His awards include National AP Scholar, National Honor Society, Maine Principals Association Award, Maine Boys State and Boys Nation alternate from the Maine Delegation. He spent last summer volunteering with MaineGeneral Health and Camp Med-O-Lark. After high school,

Maguire plans to attend a four-year college with plans of majoring in neuroscience.

Nora Walsh Conrad, daughter of Eric Conrad and Barbara Walsh, of Winthrop, is salutatorian.

She has involved herself in many activities over her four years. These include field hockey, tennis captain, Unified Basketball, National Honor Society, Student Council vice president, yearbook staff, Drama Club and Prom Committee. She was in the Latin Club and served as a library aide. Outside of school, she volunteers for the Chamber of Commerce.

Conrad plans to attend the University of New Hampshire.

Nasim Adam is the daughter of Ahmed Adam and Ferdus Awali, of Winthrop. She has been a member of the Latin Club, and has also been involved in Drama Club, participating in the One-Act Play Competition, and the fall play presentation, as well as other high school performances. To try something new, Nasim joined the yearbook staff during her senior year. Nasim volunteered for Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed since 2017. She was a camp counselor for their Spring Nature Day Camp.

Nasim plans to attend a college in Maine majoring in nursing. After graduating from the program, she would like to be a travel nurse.

Shelby Page Cobb is the daughter of Beth Cobb, of Winthrop. She has been very involved in activities at Winthrop High School. These include French Club, high school drama productions, high school chorus and the National Honor Society. She has also been a member of the Yearbook Club and was elected club president. She has also been selected as a Student of the Month and is a Kindness Krusader.

Outside of school, she is involved in many things, as well as volunteering at Care-A-Lot Daycare, attends dance class, and voice and piano lessons. Page is recording her first album.

After graduation, she plans to attend Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, majoring in Exercise Science with the goal of becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy. While at Endicott she plans to minor in music and hopefully study abroad.

Jackson Scott Ladd is the son of J. Scott and Patricia Ladd, of Winthrop. While maintaining a high academic standard, he has availed himself of many opportunities at Winthrop High School. These include varsity baseball, where he served as captain; JV basketball, varsity basketball, where he served as captain;  Golf Team and soccer, where he served as captain. He has worked with the Unified Basketball Team and the Quiet Angels.

He plans to pursue a business degree at either Thomas College or Husson University.

Samantha Lynn Neumann is the daughter of Debra Sukeforth, of Winthrop. She was a member of the Soccer Team and Field Hockey Team, as manager; and a Tennis Team member. She has been a volunteer for the Unified Basketball Team. She has been a member of the Drama Club and of the Once-Act Play and Fall Play.

Neumann was a member of the Latin Club and Junior Classical League and was their class and state treasurer. She is the class of 2019’s treasurer and a member of the National Honor Society. She has worked as an office aide, and a has been a volunteer and participant for the Relay for Life.

She plans to attend Hawaii Pacific University majoring in elementary education.

Emily Jean St. Pierre is the daughter of John and Deanna St. Pierre, of Winthrop. She was elected to the National Honor Society and has served as the chapter treasurer. She has been a member of the French Club and has been that group’s secretary and treasurer. She also has been an office aide. During the past three years she has been a volunteer/mentor at Camp No Limits in Maine. This is a national organization for children with limb loss and their families. They focus on education, mentoring and peer to peer support.

St. Pierre plans to attend Husson University majoring in Occupational Therapy.

Clara Margaret Szakas is the daughter of Joseph and Kathleen Szakas, of Winthrop. She has been a Student Council member and was elected as class president for the class of 2019. A long-time member of the Latin Club, she was elected as the communications coordinator and the club’s president. She was a Kindness Krusader.

Szakas has been a soccer team member  and was JV captain and team captain. Track was a freshman pursuit of hers. Drama is another activity that involved in the Fall Play and the One-Act Competition. She is a member of the National Honor Society and elected vice-president. Outside of school, she is a youth group leader with the United Methodist Church and was a member of the UMC Youth Council’s New England Conference.

Szakas plans to attend Kalamazoo College in Michigan, majoring in psychology.

Makayla Seana Wilbert is the daughter of Douglas and Cami Wilbert, of Winthrop. She has participated in several activities at Winthrop High School such as Latin Club, girls basketball and cross-country.

She was elected to the National Honors Society and was a Kindness Krusader. Wilbert works with her mom during her Nature Day Camps. This was organized through the Friends of the Cobbossee Watershed and is a place where she works with many kids, showing them “just how amazing nature is”. She also wants to strive to someday become an Olympian as an equestrian dressage competitor.

Wilbert plans to attend the University of Maine at Orono, but has not yet finalized that decision.

Cameron L. Wood is the son of Brian and Angela Wood, of Winthrop. His school activities include baseball, track and field, tennis, soccer, where he was recognized as an Academic All-Star; and varsity basketball and captain. He was named to the MVC First team All-Conference, the McDonald’s All-Star, Mr. Maine Basketball Semi Finalist, Harry C. Edwards Award (Class C South tournament most outstanding player), 1,000 point varsity scorer.

He was named Student of the Month, St.Michael’s Book Award winner  and is a member of the National Honors Society. He has been involved in mentoring the with youth basketball program, Angel Food Dinner, Project Grad Fundraising, library aide and National Honors Society Functions.

Wood intends to attend the University of Southern Maine majoring in business administration.

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