PARENTS: Alan Raderman and Michelle Waugh, Groton
HONORS: honor roll each year, National Honor Society (junior and president senior year)
AWARDS: Excellence in Biology, Excellence in Chemistry, Excellence in Ceramics, Mission Statement Award, St. Michael's College Book Award, National Merit Nominee
ACADEMICS: advanced placement history, advanced placement English, advanced placement calculus AB
ACTIVITIES: Leadership Team, class vice president, Student Council each year, Student-Faculty Leadership Team each year, Massachusetts Boys State Delegate, freshman orientation leader, Prom Committee
COMMUNITY: Open table community meals and pantry, Loaves and Fishes, Rivercourt Residences Senior center, homework help-center tutoring
SPORTS: JV lacrosse, cross-country track, V basketball manager, V soccer manager, recreational basketball
PLANS: University of Cincinnati and major in industrial design
WILL YOU MISS GD: yes!
FAVORITE MEMORY: The chorus trip to NYC.
PARENTS: Jim and Jean Shea, Groton
HONORS: high honor roll each year, Music Honor Society
AWARDS: Excellence in Geometry, Excellence in Integrated Science, Excellence in Precalculus, Franklin Pierce Book award
ACADEMICS: advanced placement calculus AB, advanced placement biology, advanced placement English, advanced placement physics C, advanced placement statistics
ACTIVITIES: Concert and jazz band
SPORTS: V soccer, V track and captain of both teams
PLANS: Case Western Reserve University to study biomedical engineering and play soccer
FAVORITE MEMORY: All of senior year.
PARENTS: Len and Nora Leonardo, Groton
HONORS: high honor roll freshman, sophomore and junior; honor roll junior and senior; Music Honor Society sophomore through senior
AWARDS: Excellence in U.S. History sophomore and junior; Student of the Month
ACADEMICS: honors English, honors science, honors biology, honors chemistry I & II, honors physics, honors band, advanced placement English, advanced placement calculus
ACTIVITIES: Pep band junior and senior, band mallet section leader sophomore and senior, works at Prudential Prime Properties
SPORTS: JV soccer, JV and V lacrosse
PLANS: Ithaca College and major in physical therapy
WHAT WILL YOU MISS: "The teachers. They really cared about how well we were understanding the material and created a comfortable environment"
FAVORITE MEMORY: The music trips were always fun and I loved band class.
PARENTS: Muhamad and Shua Arshad, Groton
HONORS: Music Honor Society
AWARDS: Excellence in Math, Excellence in French, Bryant University Award, Elizabeth Haskins, Superintendent's Award, National Merit nominee
ACADEMICS: honors; advanced placement statistics, advanced placement U.S. history, advanced placement calculus BC, advanced placement English, advanced placement environmental, advanced placement physics
ACTIVITIES: Chamber choir; Student Council
SPORTS: JV and V cross-country, recreational basketball
PLANS: Boston University, undecided on a major
WHAT WILL YOU MISS: my friends, teachers and the chamber choir
FAVORITE MEMORY: Singing with the chamber choir. Of all the places to move to, I'm so happy to have moved to Groton for high school.
PARENTS: Lisa and Richard Towle, Dunstable
HONORS: National Honor Society, honor roll
AWARDS: Nashoba Publishing Editor's Award, Dartmouth Book Award, National Merit Scholar Award, Women in Sports Award, Superintendent Award, Student of the Month
ACADEMICS: honors, advanced placement statistics, advanced placement calculus BC, advanced placement chemistry, advanced placement Spanish
ACTIVITIES: Envirothon, Environmental Club; Student Council; Leadership Team (president)
SPORTS: JV and V volleyball (senior captain), V basketball each year (captain), varsity track and field (captain)
PLANS: University of Vermont, planning to study engineering
FAVORITE MEMORY: Beating St. B's in (basketball) Districts sophomore year
WILL YOU MISS GD: Yes! I had a great four years here!
Albert "AJ" Wright
PARENTS: Albert and Judith Wright, Dunstable
HONORS: Music Honor Society; honor roll
AWARDS: Excellence in Spanish; Honor (given for maintaining a GPA of 95 or higher)
ACADEMICS: advanced placement Spanish, advanced placement U.S. history, advanced placement English literature and composition, advanced placement physics B, advanced placement Calculus AB
ACTIVITIES: Spanish club, music, running, reading
SPORTS: V cross country every year; V track and field every year; recreational basketball
PLANS: UMass Lowell, to study engineering
FAVORITE MEMORY: Going on the music trips, especially to New York City
WILL YOU MISS GD: Yes, I will miss all the wonderful teachers.
PARENTS: Deborah and Edward O'Rourke, Groton
HONORS: National Honor Society
AWARDS: Respect to peers; District Choir; Sportsmanship for soccer; excellence in Organization; excellence in English; excellence in Spanish; Honors; Presidential award for community service
ACADEMICS: honors; advanced placement Environmental Science; advanced placement Spanish Language; advanced placement English Literature; honors Chamber Choir
ACTIVITIES: Peer Leaders, president; Spanish club, president; service trip organizer (building houses in Nicaragua); Pages for Peace Big Book project, founding member; peer mediator, Threshold Choir, Leadership team, school council
SPORTS: JV soccer; V cross-country track; V track and field, captain senior year
PLANS: Clark University, major in International Development and Social Change - Latin America
WHAT WILL YOU MISS: "My close friends and all the inspiring teachers who have helped me so much over the years."
FAVORITE MEMORY: " It's hard to say...every moment singing with Chamber Choir. It makes me feel proud to represent my school and community, especially now that we are going to the Olympics!"
PARENTS: Trish and Doug McKenzie, Groton
HONORS: National Honor Society; high honor roll each year
AWARDS: Principal's award; Marine Scholastic Excellence Award
ACADEMICS: honors; advanced placement Statistics
ACTIVITIES: Biology club
SPORTS: V field hockey; JV lacrosse; JV basketball
PLANS: University of Connecticut, major in Biomedical Engineering
FAVORITE MEMORY: Freshmen basketball team
WILL YOU MISS GD: "I'm going to miss all my from friends from GDRHS, but I'm excited to be moving on to college next fall."
PARENTS: Nancy and William Kessler, Groton
HONORS: Music Honor Society
AWARDS: Sweetness V volleyball; MVP V volleyball; French award; student of the month; Principal's award
ACADEMICS: honors; advanced placement US History; advanced placement English; advanced placement Physics B, advanced placement Environmental science; French
ACTIVITIES: fundraising for music program; Lowell Wish Coat Drive; Ski club; tutoring; Carroll School camp counselor; Environmental club; Religious Meal Making Ministry; high school band, jazz band; Microloan club; freshmen orientation; kindergarten classroom volunteer, Swallow Union
SPORTS: V softball, captain; V volleyball, captain; club volleyball; recreational basketball
PLANS: University of New Hampshire, major in English with plans to master in Education, become an elementary teacher after college
FAVORITE MEMORY: V softball team, sophomore year, made districts - best record in history.
WILL YOU MISS GD: "Absolutely. I made amazing friends through music, sports and classes...the teachers had a huge impact on me."
PARENTS: Xiaohong and Qifeng Shen, Dunstable
AWARDS: National Merit Scholarship finalist; MA Superintendents Award; Junior physics award; Wellesley Book award; Art award; English award; New England Math League winner, sophomore and senior years; Elizabeth Haskins Math Competition
ACADEMICS: honors; advanced placement chemistry; advanced placement biology; pre-advanced placement English literature; advanced placement calculus BC; advanced placement macroeconomics; advanced placement microeconomics; advanced placement physics; independent study advanced placement psychology; advanced placement statistics
ACTIVITIES: Editor of the Writer's magazine; Peer Leaders, fund-raising officer
SPORTS: V cross country; V track and field
PLANS: University of Pennsylvania, study in Neuroscience
FAVORITE MEMORY: "My cross country races."