Tewksbury's Ferrin Named Senior Of The Month At Shawsheen Tech
Dec 15, 2014 06:01AM
● By Bill Gilman
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the administration of Shawsheen Tech.)
BILLERICA – Raine Ferrin of Tewksbury and Alan Perez of Billerica were recently honored as Seniors of the Month for October at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.
Ferrin, a student in Design and Visual Communications, is the top-ranked student in her class academically.
An honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society, Ferrin has many responsibilities at school.
She has been on the staff of the literary magazine for three years and has past experience in the Math Club, the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Club, the tennis team and the track and field squad.
Outside of Shawsheen, she has been a math and English tutor while also volunteering her time at the Tewksbury Public Library and the Theater and Guild Festival.
Her hobbies include baking, cooking, painting and fashion.
A winner of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, Ferrin plans to continue her education next fall in college. She hopes to double major in graphic design and marketing and eventually have a career in design.
Perez has goals to someday become a writer and has used his years at Shawsheen to develop an impressive resume.
An honor roll student and a National Honor Society member, Perez had been able to combine an active lifestyle with an excellent academic record.
Ranked in the top 10 of his class academically, Perez is also an athlete for the Rams. He recently completed a successful season as a member of the cross country team and also has been on the swim team and played tennis.
Also at Shawsheen, Perez has been on the Math Club, the Robotics Club and the school newspaper staff.
Perez is active in SkillsUSA and won a gold medal last year at the district competition in Urban Search and Rescue.
Outside of school, Perez has worked as a lifeguard and a youth basketball referee in Billerica. He has also volunteered at St. Mary’s parish and Billerica Crossing’s Dementia Ward.