November 17, 2019
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Valedictorian, salutatorian named at Bangor Christian Schools

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BANGOR, Maine — The valedictorian and salutatorian for Bangor Christian Schools’ Class of 2013 were announced in May.

Kaylin Jade Pellegrini, daughter of David and Alice Pellegrini of Bangor, has been named valedictorian of the Class of 2013. Beginning in the fall, she will attend Butler University in Indiana, where she has been named a presidential scholar and plans to major in business administration.

Kaylin is a two-year member of the National Honor Society and has served as secretary her senior year. She has received numerous individual class awards throughout her high school years. As a scholar athlete, she has participated in varsity basketball, soccer, softball, and tennis. Her senior year she was selected for the Penobscot Valley Conference All-Academic Scholars Team.

Kaylin has served as class president her sophomore, junior and senior years. She has enjoyed being involved in many extracurricular activities including drama, chorus and ensemble. Her community service includes volunteering in “Up Street” at Bangor Baptist Church, and playing the keyboard for the Bangor Baptist Thrive Youth Ministries band. During the summers, she has served as a life guard and high school staff at Living Waters Bible Camp.

For her excellent academic achievement, outstanding leadership and public service, Kaylin has been named a member of the 25th class of Coca-Cola Scholars. She is one of 250 high school seniors in the nation to receive a $10,000 scholarship, and was honored in Atlanta in the spring.

 Bangor Christian School’s 2013 salutatorian is Victoria Rollins, daughter of Stephen and Wanda Rollins of Glenburn. Victoria served as the vice president of her class for the first three years of high school and as the National Honor Society president her senior year.
Aside from education, her time has been dedicated to cross country, cheering, and piano. Victoria has received recognition her Junior year from the Society of Women Engineers, University of Maine, for achievement of years of excellence in Mathematics as well as recognition from Phi Beta Kappa for intellectual curiosity and achievement. ACSI also has recognized her as a Distinguished Christian High School Student with outstanding achievement in Academics.
Her determination and persistence has been shown in the number of vigorous university courses that she has taken while still a high school student. Doing her best to thrive in whatever she attempts, Victoria is excited to attend Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, to study Biology, Pre-med with a minor in Bible this fall.