Tewksbury High Seniors Samantha McGouldrick and Samantha Campbell have been honored by the Rotary Club as the winners of the October Hats Off Awards.
The Hats Off Awards are honthly honors given to top seniors at Tewksbury High for their excellence in academics and extra curriculars.
The girls were received their awards at a Rotary Club luncheon last month at the Tewksbury Country Club.
Parents: Rick and Toni Campbell
Education Highlights: Enrolled in AP US History
Enrolled in AP Music Theory
Enrolled in Various Honors Classes
Extra-Curricular Activities: Secretary of Drama Club
President of TMHS Band - Drum Major
Member of Academic Decathlon
Special Achievements: Recipient of John and Abigail Adams Scholarship
Community Service: Volunteer as a camp counselor at Vacation Bible School
Performed at various Town ceremonies with the TMHS Band
Work: Employed at Sal’s Pizza as a cashier and pizza maker
Other: Plan to attend college and pursue a career in Music Education and Musical Theatre
Nominating faculty member, Ms. Christine Mulligan states that Samantha is a student in her Theatre Arts class who has been working on writing an original play for Drama Fest along with other members of her class. She also states that Samantha is in enrolled in Honors and/ AP classes and participates in numerous extracurricular activities.
Nominating faculty member, Mr. Andrew Walsh, states that Samantha Campbell is a charismatic and energetic young woman. She has done, and still continues to do, a wonderful job as drum major in the band. In addition she is always bringing to the table innovative ideas for the band, including writing and arranging music for the band. She is a great leader for the younger students and displays the utmost respect to those above her. She has a big heart and always wants to do all she can do to help others.
Parents: Bethany and Martin McGouldrick
Education Highlights: Maintain Honor Roll
Grade Point Average of 3.9
Top 20% of Class
Recipient of numerous Renaissance Gold and Silver Card Awards
Enrolled in AP and Honors Classes, including AP US History, AP Chemistry, AP Psychology, Honors World History and Honors British Literature
Athletic Activities: Co-captain of the Cross Country Team, varsity athlete
Member of Track Team, varsity athlete
Special Achievements: Recipient of Award for Track - Most Improved
Recipient of Award for Track - Most Consistent for Continual Dedication and Improvement
Recipient of Awards for Artwork - Best in Show and Honorable Mention - Art Shows 2010 & 2011
Community Service: Volunteer at Bedford VA Medical Center working with patients with Alzheimer’s
Volunteer at Wilmington Health Care Center working with patients with Alzheimer’s
Volunteer at Grace Community Church in the Children’s Ministry
Volunteer at Tewksbury Summer Track Program for Middle School students
Other: Plan to pursue a career in psych-nursing to support individuals mentally, physically and spiritually. Passionate about mental health care and helping those struggling who need support
Nominating faculty member, Ms. Dustine Puma states that Samantha was a stupendous student of her AP class and worked very hard. She also states that her involvement in Cross Country as captain demonstrates her commitment to improving her own success as well as the success of the school.
Nominating faculty member, Mr. Bryan Desjardins states that Samantha works hard and rises above to meet challenges along the way.