MILO, Maine — Principal Matthew Hackett of Penquis Valley High School has announced the honor parts for the Class of 2012.
Camille Cramer, daughter of Butch and Jackie Cramer of Milo, has been named valedictorian. She will attend the University of Maine in the honors program, majoring in business.
Cramer served as her class president freshman and sophomore years. She was also a three-year member of the National Honor Society, serving as the secretary for one year, and has been active in Student Council for the last four years, serving as the secretary for two years. She has been a member of Key Club for four years, serving as secretary for her first year and president for the last three. She has participated in the school golf team and at one time played second within a group of five boys.
Madeline Ruffin, daughter of Andrea Ruffin and Gerard Pilon of Milo, has been named salutatorian. She will attend the University of Maine in Orono, majoring in child development with a pre-med track.
Ruffin has been class president and has served on the Student Council for the last two years. She has been a member of the National Honor Society and is now the vice president. She has been a member of the Penquis Valley Key Club for the last three years and played a season of tennis her senior year.
Shelby Patten, daughter of Tonya Patten and the late Peter Patten of Milo, has been named first honor essayist. She will attend Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, majoring in dairy science in the pre-veterinarian track.
Over the past four years she has been an active member of Student Council, Key Club and National Honor Society, and served as class treasurer her senior year. She has served as president of Penobscot Livestock 4H Club. She has been reserve champion showperson at the Eastern States Exposition held in Springfield, Mass.
Ashley Goodine, daughter of Anthony and Tammy Goodine of Atkinson, has been named second honor essayist. She will attend the University of Maine in Farmington, Honors College, majoring in elementary education.
She served as class vice president her freshman year, class secretary her sophomore year and has been a member of the National Honor Society for the past three years. Goodine has also been a member of the Key Club for all four years of her high school career.