Media report on UMaine valedictorian, salutatorian
WABI (Channel 5) reported on the University of Maine naming the 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian. Chemical engineering major Sierra Yost of Windham, Maine is the valedictorian, and molecular and cellular biology major Grace Smith of Holden, Maine is the salutatorian. Both are in the Honors College. The Windham Eagle wrote an article about Yost being named valedictorian. She is a Mitchell Scholar and Pulp and Paper Scholar, a member of All Maine Women and the UMaine chapter of Engineers Without Borders, and was named to the America East All-Academic Team 2018. She also participates on the UMaine cross-country and track and field teams. WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) also reported on Yost’s accolade.