The Bucksport High School Class of 2022 will graduate on Friday, June 10 at 5 p.m. Principal Josh Tripp announced the Honor Parts. Congratulations to the Class of 2022

Emma Howard - Bucksport High School Class of 2022 Valedictorian Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
Emma Howard - Bucksport High School Class of 2022 Valedictorian Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
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Valedictorian - Emma Lynn Howard,

Emma is the daughter of Richard Howard and Darci Bevan of Verona Island  and is graduating with a GPA of 101.48 over her four years at Bucksport High School. Emma
plans on attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the fall where she will major in Electrical Engineering.

Emma has demonstrated her academic excellence by earning the following awards:

  • Top Performer in Biomedical Sciences (11,12);
  • Outstanding Achievement in Honors Geometry;
  • Honors Algebra II,  Honors Earth Science, Honors Lab Bio, Honors World History, Honors U.S.History, Fitness for Life, Spanish I and Spanish II.

Her extracurricular activities include: Robotics, Make a Difference, Unity Community, Math Team, HCTC Biomedical Sciences Program, Biobuilders Program, Bridge Academy Programs, and an internship at Jackson Laboratory.

Emma’s favorite quote is, “Well, as my Uncle Amos used to say, ‘Those who can’t,
manage those who can.’ One of his employees made that up for him.” - Maxwell Klinger
(M.A.S.H.)

Emily Keniston - Bucksport High School Class of 2022 Salutatorian Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
Emily Keniston - Bucksport High School Class of 2022 Salutatorian Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
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Salutatorian - Emily Elizabeth Keniston

Emily is the daughter of Jeffrey Keniston of Waterville and Sally Keniston of Bucksport, and is graduating with a GPA of 99.41 over her four years at Bucksport High School. Emily plans on attending University of Maine at Farmington in the fall where she will
major in Elementary Education.

Emily has demonstrated her academic excellence by earning the following awards:

  • Saint Michael’s College Book Award
  • Ellsworth Rotary Student of the Month for HCTC’s Early Childhood Education Program,
  • Small Plaque Award for HCTC’s Early Childhood Education Program

Her high school activities include: Chorus (9,10), Student Council (9,10), Class Officer (10,11).

Emily’s favorite quote is, “Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” - Mark Twain

Liam Swift Bucksport High School Class of 2022 1st Essayist Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
Liam Swift Bucksport High School Class of 2022 1st Essayist Photo Courtesy Bucksport High School
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First Honors Essayist, Liam Swift

Liam is the son of Ellen Swift of Bucksport, and is graduating with a GPA of 99.04 over his four years at Bucksport High School. Liam plans on attending University of
Maine at Orono where he will major in Social Work.

Liam has demonstrated his academic excellence by earning the following awards:

  • Joe Paul Scholarship
  • PVC All Academic for Cross Country and Track
  • BHS Student of the Month for January, and Highest Honors (12).

His high school activities include: Cross Country (9, 10, 11, 12), Indoor Track (10, 12), Outdoor Track (12), Band (9, 10, 11, 12), Jazz Combo (12).

Liam’s favorite quote is, "Do what you can, with what you've got, where you are." - Squire Bill Widener

Emily Hanscom Bucksport High School Class of 2022 2nd Essayist Photo Bucksport High School
Emily Hanscom Bucksport High School Class of 2022 2nd Essayist Photo Bucksport High School
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Second Honors Essayist, Emily Nicole Hanscom

Emily is the daughter of Michael and Margaret Hanscom of Orland  and is graduating with a GPA of 98.94 over her four years at Bucksport High School. Emily plans on attending University of Maine at Augusta in the fall to major in Architecture.

She has demonstrated her academic excellence by earning the following awards:

  • Phi Beta Kappa Award
  • Commitment to Learning Award
  • Presidential Award for Academics.

Her high school activities include: Softball, Volleyball, Fall Cheer, Competition Cheer, Class Officer, and National Honor Society President.

Emily’s favorite quote is, “When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter that much, do they?” - Virginia Wolfe

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