(From top left) Valedictorian Henry Penfold ,Salutatorian Taylor Staples, First Honors Essayist Anwen Hudson, Second Honors Essayist Luna Perry-St.Peter PHOTOS COURTESY DEER ISLE-STONINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

DI-S High School announces 2022 honor parts



DEER ISLE — Deer Isle-Stonington High School has announced the Class of 2022 honor parts. Graduation is scheduled for Sunday, June 12, at 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

The valedictorian is Henry Peter Penfold, son of Mary and Richard Penfold of Deer Isle.

Penfold received the Williams College Book Award as a junior and is a National Merit Finalist. He is also a member of the Student Council and the National Honor Society, and has participated in cross-country, tennis, theater, band, Eco Club, Math Team and Chess Team.

Penfold plans to attend Bowdoin College in Brunswick in the fall to study marine biology.

The salutatorian is Taylor Ann Staples, daughter of Deena and Dwight Staples of Deer Isle.

Staples has participated in cheering, golf, dance, theater and Chess Team. She is a member of National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and National Thespian Honor Society. She was recognized as a silver medalist at the SkillsUSA competition.

Staples plans to attend Husson University in Bangor to pursue a nursing degree.

The first honors essayist is Anwen Grace Hudson, daughter of Rene Colson Hudson of Deer Isle and Gordon Hudson of Moorestown, N.J.

Hudson has been an active member of varsity tennis and pep/concert band for four years. Additionally, she was a founding member of the Eco Club and participated in the Math Team and Student Council for four years while being Student Council president for one year and class president for two years. She was also inducted into the National Honor Society as a sophomore. As a junior she received the Phi Beta Kappa Society Award.

Hudson plans to attend Smith College in Northampton, Mass., to study environmental sciences and policy.

The second honors essayist is Luna Butterfly Perry-St. Peter, daughter of Juliane Perry and Robert St. Peter of Sedgwick.

Perry-St. Peter has participated in varsity basketball and soccer for four years and track and field for three. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council and class government as a senior. She has also been a part of Eco Club for the past two years. Luna has been recognized as PVC Basketball Player of the Year and a McDonald’s All Star. She was chosen for the All-County Team and received the MPA award.

Perry-St. Peter plans to attend Castleton University in Castleton, Vt., to study athletic training.