Top of their class: Apponequet names top 10 students

Jun 7, 2024

LAKEVILLE – While the graduating class of Apponequet Regional High School suited up in their caps and gowns, 10 students went above and beyond and were named the top in the class of 2024.

At the top of her class is Morgan Hayward. In addition to achieving academic awards of excellence in honors biology, AP biology and anatomy and physiology, Hayward was President of National Honor Society, a four-year member of the girls varsity soccer team and girls varsity track team, and a two-year member of the girls varsity indoor track team.

Hayward will attend Northeastern University where she will study nursing and running for the Husky track and field team.

Second is Kristina Jorge, an active member of the National Honor Society who has played on the Apponequet field hockey team since she was a freshman. Jorge is the recipient of the academic excellence award in Honors Biology, Honors Chemistry, Honors Physics, AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.

Jorge will attend Western New England University as an occupational therapy major.

Third is Mason Macuch, class president and community service coordinator for the Apponequet chapter of the National Honor Society. Macuch received the awards of academic excellence in Honors Chemistry, Honors Physics, AP Chemistry, AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.

Mason will attend Fairfield University in the honors program and will major in Chemistry with a minor in Spanish on the pre-medicine track.

Fourth in the class, Taylee Vasques will attend the University of Rhode Island to study pharmacy in the PharmD program.

Fifth, Hannah Kamara, will attend the University of Rhode Island to major in neuroscience.

Sixth in her class, Kaiya Rego, will attend the University of Evansville to major in exercise science on a pre-physical therapy track.

Seventh is Delaney Jacobsen who hopes to study speech and language pathology in college.

Eighth in her class is Camille Lombardi who will attend Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and major in Aerospace Engineering.

Ninth is Reagan Flynn who will attend Sacred Heart University to study biology in the Physician Assistant Studies Dual Degree Program.

Finally, tenth in his class, Everette Perkins plans to pursue a career in environmental sciences and will attend Bristol Community College to enroll in the STEM Transfer Studies program.