Julia Hand (Class of ‘17) is being recognized for her excellence in scholarship, athletics, and service. Julia is a 2 year captain of the Field Hockey Team and was a Middlesex League All-Star in both her sophomore and junior years. Last year, Julia was honored as the MVP Goalie of the League and continues to excel this season, including an outstanding performance against top-ranked Watertown this week. Julia is a co-captain of both the Girls Winter Track Team and Lacrosse Team and provides enthusiasm and a tremendous work ethic day in and day out. Academically, Julia is an Honor Roll student and a member of the National Honor Society, who is headed to St. Anselm College next year to play field hockey and major in Elementary Education. Julia was a member of this summer’s Upper Connectors, helping at Freshman Orientation and ensuring that our 9th graders find RMHS a welcoming place. Julia is known for her award-winning personality and great sense of humor, with both students and staff alike. Lastly, Julia is one of the co-founders and co-presidents of the RMHS Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, which travelled to North Carolina this past summer to help build a house for a family in need, a powerful experience that she will never forget. Congratulations, Julia!
Anthony Wright (Class of ‘17) is being recognized for his outstanding leadership, commitment to school community, and well-rounded involvement. Anthony is one of the new “voices of RMHS” reading the morning announcements. He was an outstanding participant of Upper Connectors, mentoring 9th graders at this summer’s Freshman Orientation and helping them make a smooth transition to high school. Anthony has been a three year member of the Football Team and a member of the Drama Club, where he played the Constable and Chimney Sweep in last year’s hit production of Mary Poppins. He has also been a regular performer at Improvasaurus and was the co-founder of the RMHS Dance Club, which got rave reviews at last year’s Pep Rally. Anthony volunteers his time as one of the Library Assistants and is always ready to assist students, faculty, and staff with any media or technology needs. Anthony has served as a mentor in the METCO Program and has volunteered to coach lacrosse to elementary students in Boston. Anthony plans to attend college next year to pursue a degree in Business Management and eventually be his own boss. Congratulations, Anthony!