Dartmouth High students honored for academic excellence

May 14, 2019

Two Dartmouth High School students received special recognition for their academic, leadership, and athletic achievements.

At the May 13 School Committee meeting, Superintendent Bonny Gifford and Dartmouth High Principal Ross Thibault presented seniors Charlotte Correiro and Shane Rose with certificates of academic excellence.

Gifford said each superintendent in the state chooses several students in the graduating class to award the certificates to, taking into consideration factors including coursework, cumulative averages, rank in their class, leadership, and other factors valued by educators.

Thibault highlighted each student’s achievements. He said Correiro has “challenged herself to take the most rigorous coursework available” at Dartmouth High.

That includes Advanced Placement classes in statistics, chemistry, English language composition, and geography. She is also involved in the string orchestra, served as student representative to the School Committee, student council president, and is on the National Honor Society.

She is also a three-sport student athlete, having captained both her spring track and field and soccer teams.

She will continue her education at Georgetown University.

Rose’s list of Advanced Placement classes includes US government and politics, US history, chemistry, English language and composition, English literature, geography, and statistics. He plays soccer, tennis, and lacrosse, and is in the debate club, DECA, and National Honor Society.

He has also organized a concert for Dartmouth High Helping Hands, and started a new club called DHS Gives Back to raise awareness for poverty among young people. He was also picked to travel to Washington, DC as part of the US Senate Youth Program earlier this year.

He will study with honors at UMass Amherst.