North Creek Chelsea Marie Gazaille, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gazaille of Athol, is Valedictorian for the Class of 2012 and Meghan Louise Sponable, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Sponable of North Creek, is Salutatorian.
Valedictorian Chelsea Gazaille
Chelsea Gazaille is President of the Sr. National Honor Society and has received a Scholarship J for academic excellence. She is Secretary of her senior class, a member of the JCS Senior band, head of the Marching Band Flag Corps, Vice President of the French club, a Youth & Government member, Varsity Tennis player and a JCS Mathlete club member. Two years ago, she participated in the school play Bye Bye Birdie and this year helped with hair and makeup for scenes in Beauty and the Beast. In April 2012, she flew to Ireland and France with the JCS English and French classes.
In her spare time she volunteers as an assistant dance instructor, helps with the Johnsburg Dollars for Scholars and works at Basil and Wicks Restaurant and Prospect Mountain Diner.
In her junior year, she received the University of Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal and Scholarship Award. At the annual JCS Honors Night, she was acknowledged for academic awards in French, Algebra 2/Trigonometry, Physical Education, Advanced Placement US History and Clothing and Textiles. Also, in her junior year, she was selected as a 2011 Carson Scholar and was chosen for Empire Girls State.
In her senior year, Chelsea was the recipient for the Scholars’ Recognition Program which took place at the Desmond Hotel in May.
Chelsea will graduate on June 23, 2012 with an Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors. In the fall, she will enroll as a freshman at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Due to her love of math and science, she will pursue a major in Architecture.