Eleven from Groton and Dunstable Graduate from LA
Friday, May 31, 2013, 11 students from Groton and Dunstable graduated from Lawrence Academy during the school's 220th commencement exercises.
Danielle Breen, daughter of Lisa and Peter Breen of Groton, will attend Monmouth University in the fall. She was presented with The David Thomas Kinsley Prize for Public Speaking.
Allie Goodrich, daughter of Samantha and Ted Goodrich of Groton, will attend Connecticut College, where she will play soccer for the Camels. She was presented, with The Mary Elizabeth Chickering Prize for academic accomplishments, wholesome school attitude, and general maturity. She was inducted into LA's chapter of the national Cum Laude Society as a junior.
Connor Gowland, son of Daphne and Chris Gowland of Dunstable, will attend the University of Rhode Island.
Haley Gowland, daughter of Daphne and Chris Gowland of Dunstable, was the recipient of the town's Morgan-Babcock Trust scholarship. She will attend Connecticut College. She was inducted into LA's chapter of the national Cum Laude Society as a junior. She was selected by her classmates to represent them as one of two student speakers at the ceremony, and she entertained with an analogy between the 1994 children's movie, The Sandlot, and her years at LA.
Scott Greacen, son of Heather and James Greacen of Groton, will attend the University of New Vermont.
Jonathan Higgins, son of Carolyn and Mickey Higgins Jr. of Groton, will attend the University of New Hampshire.
James Lawrence, son of Patricia and James Lawrence of Groton, will attend Hampshire College and was recipient of The Eleanor and Cameron Smith Poetry Prize at this spring's Cum Laude Day.
Holly Moniz, daughter of Lori and Jim Moniz of Groton, will attend Boston University. She received two prizes during graduation ceremonies, The Ferguson Prize for Leadership and The Triesman Prize for Superior Scholastic Achievement. This year, Holly served as school treasurer, one of four leadership positions filled by vote of the entire student body.