Awards & Recognitions
Emma Tweed has been named valedictorian of the Cheverus High School Class of 2022. She will deliver an address at graduation on Monday, June 6 at Merrill Auditorium.
While at Cheverus, Tweed was a four-year member of the Math Team and captained her senior year. She was a member of the Key Club for three years and served as treasurer her senior year. She served as an Admissions Ambassador all four years, and attended the Ignatian Family Teach-in her senior year. Tweed was inducted into the National Honor Society, was named the Undergraduate of the Year, and received the Harvard Book Prize and Phi Beta Kappa Award her junior year. She was named an AP Scholar with distinction, a National Merit Finalist, a United States Presidential Scholars Program Semifinalist, and will graduate with a STEM distinction.
Tweed was a four-year member of the soccer team, playing varsity her junior and senior years, a three-year member of the varsity hockey team, and was a member of the varsity softball team her freshman year.
Outside of school she is an active volunteer in the community, serving monthly at Preble Street and is an active member of the All Saints Parish in Brunswick, where she is a volunteer lector, youth minister, and member of the teen band.
Tweed is the daughter of Marie Barbieri of Brunswick. She will attend the College of the Holy Cross and plans to major in mathematics with a statistics or computer science minor.
Samantha Heinzman has been named salutatorian of the Cheverus High School Class of 2022. She will deliver an address at the Senior Awards Ceremony, immediately following the Baccalaureate Mass on Sunday, June 5 at Cheverus High School.
While at Cheverus, Heinzman was a three-year member of the World Language Club, served as vice president her junior year and president her senior year. She was a three-year member of the Math Team and captained her senior year. She was also a member of Best Buddies her junior year. She served as a sophomore retreat leader and as a senior, she was a rector of a Kairos retreat.
Heinzman was inducted into the National Honor Society her junior year, was named an AP Scholar with distinction, received the Rensselaer Medal her junior year, was a United States Presidential Scholars Program candidate, and will graduate with a STEM distinction.
Heinzman was a three-year member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams and served as a captain her senior year. She was a three-year member of the varsity field hockey team and joined the varsity cross country team her senior year. She was a member of the ultimate frisbee team her senior year.
Outside of school, she is an active volunteer at her church serving in children’s ministry.
Heinzman is the daughter of Jack and Elizabeth Heinzman of Falmouth. She will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and plans to double major in nuclear and mechanical engineering.
Zoe Baker has been named Outstanding Senior from the Cheverus High School Class of 2022. The Outstanding Senior and All-Around Student Award is given to the graduating senior who best exemplifies the spirit and ideals of a Cheverus student and is selected by the students, faculty, and staff. She will deliver an address at graduation on Monday, June 6 at Merrill Auditorium.
While at Cheverus, Baker was a three-year member of the Key Club and Civil Rights Club. She served as a sophomore retreat leader and a Kairos rector. Baker sang the national anthem at various games and events for the last three years. Baker was inducted into the National Honor Society her junior year and attended the Ignatian Family Teach-in both her sophomore and senior years.
Baker was a four-year member of the volleyball team, captaining her senior year.
Baker is the daughter of Joel and Jane Baker of Portland. She will attend the University of South Carolina and plans to major in elementary education.
Matthew Bellantoni is the senior class president of the Cheverus High School Class of 2022 and will deliver an address at graduation on Monday, June 6 at Merrill Auditorium.
While at Cheverus, Bellantoni served as president of his class freshman, junior, and senior years. Bellantoni was a four-year member of the Robotics Club and captained his senior year. He was a four-year member of Model UN, which he also captained senior year, and the Key Club. \ Bellantoni was inducted into the National Honor Society his junior year, was named an AP Scholar with Distinction and will graduate with a STEM distinction.
Bellantoni was a member of the varsity wrestling and lacrosse teams, and also played golf and football, and was a member of the track and field team.
Outside of school, he is a member of the Boy Scouts, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, and is a member of Catholic Youth Leadership Team of Maine.
Bellantoni is the son of Charles and Deborah Bellantoni of Gorham. He will attend the Rochester Institute of Technology and plans to study mechanical engineering with a focus on aerospace.
Marshall Fowler has been named Baccalaureate Speaker for the Cheverus High School Class of 2022. He will deliver an address at the Senior Awards Ceremony, immediately following the Baccalaureate Mass on Sunday, June 5 at Cheverus High School.
While at Cheverus, Fowler was a four-year member of the President’s Advisory Board, Key Club, and Admissions Ambassadors. He was a founding member of Weight Room Club, two-year member of Student Government and a member of the Best Buddies Club and Environmental Action Club. He was inducted into the National Honor Society his junior year.
Fowler was a four-year member of the varsity football team, captaining both his junior and senior years. His senior year, the team was undefeated and won the 8-man State Championship, he was awarded the Howard Vandersea The Maine Chapter National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award, chosen as a student-athlete for the Maine East All-Star Football game Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl Classic, and was a finalist for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame. Fowler was a four-year member of the varsity wrestling team, captained his senior year, and received numerous accolades for his performance, including the Zeb Leavitt Memorial Invitational Outstanding Wrestler Award and was a State of Maine and New England Championship competitor. He was a three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team and was captain his senior year. He played baseball his freshman year.
Outside of school, he is an active volunteer at Preble Street Resource Center and Teen Center, Patrick Dempsey Center, Boys & Girls Club of Maine, and Wreaths Across America.
Fowler is the son of Ken and Melissa Fowler of North Yarmouth. He will attend the Naval Academy Prep School before entering the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Class of 2027, where he will major in management and wrestle for the academy.
- Valedictorian: Emma Tweed
- Salutatorian: Samantha Heinzman
- Outstanding Senior and All-Around Student: Zoe Baker
- Loyalty & School Spirit: Liam Bulger
- St. Ignatius Award: Mandy Ho
- The Rev. Pedro Aruppe, S. J. Award/ J.S.N. Award: Marshall Fowler & Abigail Jennings
- Leadership: Lydia Niedermeyer
- Activities and Achievements: Anna Vozzelli
Academic Excellence Awards
- Art: Georgia Lindstedt
- Computer Science: Anna Vozzelli
- English: Paige Cutler
- French: Paige Cutler
- History: Agnes Norman
- Mandarin: Delilah Hastings
- Math: Samantha Heinzman
- Music: Matthew Bellantoni
- Science: Clare MacDonald
- Spanish: Nicholas Nason
- Theology: Emma Tweed
- STEM Distinction: Matthew Bellantoni, Paige Cutler, Samantha Heinzman, Abigail Jennings, Clare MacDonald, Michael Mosely, Mary Kate Murphy, Lydia Niedermeyer, Jamal Osei, Sophis Thees, Emma Tweed, Anna Vozzelli
- Abraham S. and Fannie B. Levey Award: Jamal Osei
- Adam Worth Sherlock Memorial Award: Wyatt England
- Amable A. Caron and Vivian Caron Scholarship: Abigail Jennings
- Army ROTC Scholarship: Sebastian Merrill
- Baccalaureate Speaker: Marshall Fowler
- Class of 2020 Award: Mary Kate Murphy
- Carrol M. Rines Sportsperson of the Year Award: Nicholas Nason, Riley O'Mara
- Cheverus Athletic Achievement Award: Kevin Connolly, Kadynne Smith
- Cheverus High School Female Athlete of the Year Award: Julia Kratzer
- Cheverus High School Male Athlete of the Year Award: Brank Monahan-Morang
- Daughters of the American Revolution Award in American History: Camden Hom
- Elizabeth Gillis Ahern and Leonard F. Ahern Memorial Fund Scholarship: Jackson Krieger
- Fr. Joseph Devlin, S.J. Award: Anna Vozzelli
- Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Academic & Athletic Excellence: Lydia Niedermeyer, Wyatt Header
- Maine Principals' Association Award: Nicholas Nason
- Marine Corps NROTC College Scholarship: Leska Whitmarsh
- MELMAC Education Foundation Maine Principal's Scholarship: Gin Bao Bui
- National Awards for Excellence in Music/Louis Armstrong Jazz Award: Emily Bontatibus
- National Awards for Excellence in Music/Sousa Band Award: Emma Tweed
- National Awards for Excellence in Music/Choral Award: Robert Crean
- National Merit Finalists: Clare MacDonald, Emma Tweed
- National Merit Commended Scholars: Matthew Bellantoni, Robert Crean, Samantha Heinzman
- New England Mathematics League -- Superior Achievement: Matthew Bellantoni, Samantha Heinzman
- Pierre A. Harnois Outstanding Athletes: Olivia Bradford, Anthony Cloutier, Hayley Jordan, Sebastian Merrill
- Rev. C. Martin O'Toole Scholarship: Samantha Heinzman
- Rev. Philip C. Welch, S.J. Award: Richard Tremble, Lillie Singletonn
- Robert S. and Elizabeth E. Nanovic Scholarship: Ryan Flaherty, William Haley
- Stag Athletic Achievement Awards: Marshall Fowler, Emily Bontatibus
- Southwestern Maine Activities Association Citizenship Award: Aidan Fedrizzi, Norah Slattery
- St. Francis Xavier, S.J. Campus Ministry Award: Zoe Baker, Cialy Charbonneau, Nicholas Nason
- US Presidential Scholars Award: Emma Tweed, Anna Vozzelli
- Zeb Leavitt Scholarship Award: Braden Smith
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards
Gold, silver, and bronze awards are based on each teacher’s assessment of the student who has performed best and contributed the most to the class. Graduates received their certificates during the Conferral of Diplomas. Congratulations to the students for their hard work.
Students who achieve academic distinction in three or more classes earn a gold award.
- Emily Bontatibus -- AP French Language and Culture, Jazz Combo Honors, and Pre-Calculus
- Paige Cutler -- French 401 Honors, Introduction to Coding, Theology 12, and Research Course
- Kate Hahn -- AP English Lit, Human Anatomy & Physiology, and Physics
- Samantha Heinzman -- AP Calc B-C, AP English Lit, AP Statistics, AVLI Linear Algebra, Intro to Organic Chem & Biochem Honors, and Theology 12
- Clare MacDonald -- AP Biology, English IV Honors, and Theology 12
- Nico Nason -- AP Spanish Language, English IV, and Pre-Calculus
- Emma Tweed -- AP English Lit , AP Physics I, Concert Band Honors, and Theology 12
- Anna Vozzelli -- AP Biology, AP Chemistry, and AP Computer Science Principles
Students who achieve academic distinction in two classes earn a silver award.
- Wyatt England -- Statistics and Yearbook
- Wyatt Header -- Pre-Calculus and Spanish 401 Honors
- Jack Herman -- Theology 12 and Piano Lab
- Seth Huntington -- English IV and Marine Biology
- Maeve Kelly -- Economic Forces in US History and Piano Lab
- Emily Wiggin -- Marine Biology and Stained Glass Workshop
Students who achieve academic distinction in one class earn a bronze award.
- Zoe Baker -- 1960s History
- Matt Bellantoni -- AP Economics
- Robert Crean -- Choir Honors
- Liam Fedrizzi -- Concert Band
- Ryan Flaherty -- AP Comparative Government & Politics
- Marshall Fowler -- Introduction to Coding
- Kelly Gleysteen -- Digital Photography
- Ainsley Gray -- Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Connor Haskell -- 3D Art
- Georgia Lindstedt -- 2D Art
- Michael Moseley -- AP Music Theory
- Max Page -- Intro to Art
- Lacie Petit -- Introduction to Coding
- Toby Picher -- Music Technology
- Sam Rwganje -- French 401 Honors
- Dylan Sevigny -- Intro to Art
- Norah Slattery -- Digital Photography
- Stacy Taylor -- Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Sophia Thees -- AP French Language and Culture
- Richard Tremble -- World War II History
- Jack Williams -- AP Environ Science