Maine Edge Reports on 2015 Valedictorian, Salutatorian

The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release announcing the 2015 valedictorian and salutatorian. Gwendolyn Beacham of Farmington, Maine, is this year’s valedictorian, and Katelyn Massey of Waterville, Maine, is the salutatorian. Beacham, a biochemistry major and Honors student, also was named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture. This fall, she will enter the Ph.D. track at Cornell University in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology. Massey is a psychology major with a concentration in development and a minor in communication sciences and disorders. For the past four years, she has been a forward on the UMaine women’s ice hockey team, serving as assistant captain this year and taking Hockey East Top Scholar Athlete honors from 2012–14. This fall, she will pursue graduate work in communication sciences and disorders at UMaine.