June 06, 2020
BANGOR DAILY NEWS (BANGOR, MAINE

Limestone announces top 5 students

LIMESTONE — David Keaton, principal of Limestone Community High School, announced the top five graduating seniors for the Class of 1998.

Valedictorian is Amy L. Berube, daughter of Guy (Terry) and Christine Berube of Limestone. She was a member of the soccer, basketball, softball and volleyball teams. She was class president and a member of the Varsity Club, Service Club, president of the National Honor Society and a member of the yearbook staff. She was a recipient of the Maine Scholars award, the principal’s award, the National Engineering award and an MEA award for distinguished writing. Berube will attend the University of Maine to study nursing.

Salutatorian is Desirae Cote, daughter of Gerald and Charlotte Cote of Limestone. She was president of the National Honor Society, and class secretary for three years. She was a member of the drama club, French club and student council. She has participated in varsity track and field, and served as a tutor for middle school pupils. She was awarded the Maine Scholars academic achievement award, the University of Maine Leadership Conference award and is listed in “Who’s Who Among American High School Students.” Cote will attend the University of Maine, Presque Isle, to study business management.

Third-ranked in the Class of 1998 is Valerie Tranbarger, daughter of Kathy Caldwell of Limestone. She has been a member of Upward Bound for three years and has been active in the Limestone Community-School Community Involvement program, chorus, student council, and played volleyball. She will attend the University of Maine, Presque Isle, to study elementary education.

Fourth honor student is Kevin R. Adler, son of Terry Adler of Caswell and Jeanette Adler of Illinois. He has worked as a technology assistant at L.C.S. He plans to continue studying computers and is interested in mobile electronics.

Amanda M. Sirois, daughter of Clayton and Yvonne Sirois of Limestone, is the fifth honor student. She was president of the French club and editor of the yearbook. She was a member of the student council, the Service Club, and was captain of the varsity cheerleading squad. She participated in varsity track and junior varsity tennis. She is a recipient of the Maine Scholars award and was selected for All-Aroostook Chorus. She plans to pursue a career in social work.


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