BILLERICA, MA – Abygayl “Abby” Marsh of Wilmington was recently named Senior of the Month at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.
Marsh is one of the top students in the building with an academic rank of three and a grade point average of 3.99.
A standout in the Design and Visual Communications shop, Marsh is using her success at Shawsheen to build a career. She’s hoping to study graphic design in college.
Marsh is one of the most active members of the student body at school.
Along with being an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society, Marsh is involved in many groups and clubs at school.
She ran cross country and played tennis for the Rams, has been a regular SkillsUSA participant and has worked with the Art Club, the Math Club, the yearbook and Shawsheen’s literary magazine. She’s also been a participant in the school’s cooperative education program.
Marsh participated in a regional speech competition recently and finished second.
Outside of school, Marsh seems just as busy.
She enjoys graphic design and illustration projects, urban exploration, working with children and community service.
Marsh has been an active volunteer in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and to help the homeless.
She’s also done her best to help the youth of the area as a mentor and band leader, a soccer coach and an art director at a local summer camp.
Richard Corella, of Tewksbury, was the Shawsheen Tech’s other Senior of the Month for April.
(NOTE: Press release — which was revised to focus on Abby (sorry, Richard!) — & photo provided by Shawsheen Tech.)