recently named the following students as the top outstanding 10 seniors for the Class of 2012.
Transferred to PHS in his junior year from Washington and quickly established a reputation as a serious and conscientious student; he was a founding member of the New Patriots Club, welcoming students new to Portsmouth High; next year he will enter the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Member of the PHS symphonic band; elected senior class treasurer; completed four Advanced Placement courses as a junior and three as a senior; participated on the Science Olympiad team and the Model United Nations team; member of the National Honor Society; president of the PHS symphonic band; will attend Boston University in the fall.
Member of the national honor society; competed on the PHS math team; named the outstanding business student as a junior; was a four-year varsity soccer player ; also competed as a member of the swim and track teams; president of the ski and snowboard club; elected into the Spanish honor society; will attend Penn State University in the fall.
Entered Portsmouth High at the beginning of the school year from Hawaii; at Leilehua High School she competed on the varsity paddling team; member of the PHS varsity swim team; completed four Advanced Placement courses as a junior and three as a senior; founding member of the New Patriots club that welcomes new students to the school; will attend Elmira College in the fall.
Member of the National Honor Society and the Foreign Language Honor Societies; very involved in the PHS music program as a section leader of the marching band and symphonic band; received the Harvard Book Award as a junior along with the Women in Engineering Award for math and science achievement; earned her black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do; will attend the University of New England.
Member of the National Honor Society; vary active in the PHS music program as a member of the symphonic band, marching band, and jazz band; served on the band council and was a section leader; will attend Rhode Island College in the fall to study music education.
Member of the National Honor Society; elected president of the student council and served as the student representative to the Portsmouth School Committee; completed three Advanced Placement courses as a junior and five courses as a senior; member of the cross country, winter track and softball teams; selected by the faculty to be the student speaker at graduation; will attend Brown University.
Member of the National Honor Society, serving as the co-chair of the tutoring committee at Portsmouth Middle School; competed on the varsity swim team and varsity football team; earned his Eagle Scout award; he will attend the University of Rhode Island.
Member of the National Honor Society, serving as the tutoring co-chair; completed one Advanced Placement course as a junior and four as a senior; received the Purvis Systems Award for Excellence in Science and Computer Engineering; he will attend the University of Rhode Island.
Vice-president of the National Honor Society; earned her Gold Award as a member of the Girl Scouts of America; elected captain of the indoor and outdoor track teams; member of the Foreign Language Honor Society; founding member of the Model United Nations club; will attend the College of William and Mary in Virginia, spending her first year at St. Andrew’s University in Scotland.