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.