Friday, July 12, 2024
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Celebrating Excellence: Woodsville High School’s 2024 North Country Scholars

Woodsville High School has always been a hub of talent and dedication; this year is no exception. As we celebrate our students’ achievements, we take immense pride in recognizing our 2024 North Country Scholars. These outstanding individuals have excelled academically and set an inspiring example for their peers and the community.

Meet Our Top Achievers

Mackenzie Griswold—Valedictorian Mackenzie Griswold stands out as the Valedictorian of the Class of 2024. Through relentless dedication and a rigorous academic schedule, Mackenzie has consistently demonstrated excellence in all subjects. Her ability to juggle complex coursework while participating in extracurricular activities showcases her exceptional organizational skills and commitment.

Kate Vasconcelos—Salutatorian As this year’s Salutatorian, Kate Vasconcelos has proven her academic prowess across various disciplines. Her remarkable intellectual curiosity and proactive learning approach have earned her this well-deserved honor. Her teachers and classmates recognize Kate’s insightful contributions and ability to elevate classroom discussions.

Ben Taylor—Top CTE Student Ben Taylor, our top Career and Technical Education (CTE) student, has excelled in integrating practical skills with academic knowledge. His hands-on projects and technical expertise highlight the importance of CTE programs in preparing students for real-world challenges. His achievements are a testament to his hard work and the high-quality education provided by our CTE faculty.


This year’s accomplishments could not have been possible without the guidance and support of several key figures in our educational community. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to SAU 23 Superintendent Dr. Laurie Melanson, River Bend Director Brian Emerson, and Woodsville High School Principal Hayden Coon. Their leadership and commitment to student success have significantly enriched our school’s learning environment.

Looking Forward

As we celebrate these remarkable achievements, we also look forward to these young scholars’ future contributions to society. Whether they pursue higher education, enter the workforce, or explore other paths, we are confident they will continue representing Woodsville High School with pride and integrity.

Please join us in congratulating Mackenzie, Kate, and Ben on their outstanding achievements. Their dedication and hard work remind us of the bright future for all our students.

Woodsville High School remains committed to fostering an environment where all students can achieve their full potential. As we continue to support and celebrate our students’ successes, we are reminded of education’s profound impact on individuals and communities.