By Press Release, North Branford High School • 05/05/2022 12:28 pm EST
Congratulations to our top three students from the North Branford High School (NBHS) Class of 2022! Valedictorian Regan Leete will be attending Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA, majoring in Engineering. Class Essayist Braeden LeBeau will be attending Providence College in Providence RI, majoring in Child Psychology. Salutatorian Taylor Levine will be attending the University of Connecticut in Storrs, studying English as a Pre-Law major. More about each student appears below.
All have been outstanding citizens and young adults accomplished in and beyond the classrooms of NBHS. The top three students of the NBHS Class of 2022 will be recognized during the NBHS Graduation Ceremony on June 15. Valedictorian Regan Leete will also be providing a speech during the graduation ceremony.
Congratulations to Regan, Taylor and Braeden; and thank you to their families.
Regan Leete, Valedictorian
Regan Leete is a very accomplished and involved senior at North Branford High School. Regan is currently taking several challenging courses including AP Calculus, AP Spanish, Physics Honors, and UCONN ECE Seminar in Writing. Her resume from her includes several AP courses and Honors level courses including AP Language and Composition, AP US Government. Regan has also successfully completed several Project Lead the Way Pre-Engineering courses and is interested in pursuing a STEM-related career. Regan is a member of the National Honor Society, the Co-President of the Spanish Honor Society, and a very successful varsity athlete. Regan is a long-distance runner for the NBHS Cross Country team and the NBHS Indoor and Outdoor Track teams, a Captain for both programs. She is a member of the NBHS Kaleidoscope Literary Magazine and a member of the NBHS Dream Team. As a member of the Dream Team, she has worked with elementary school children and middle school students during the school day and has also volunteered at the district elementary schools after school during various events. Regan is a committed student and a model citizen who approaches life in a humble manner.
Taylor is a very successful and involved senior at North Branford High School. Taylor is currently taking several challenging courses including AP Calculus, AP Spanish, AP Biology, and UCONN ECE Protest. Her resume from her includes several AP and Honors level courses including AP Language and Composition, AP Psychology, and AP US Government. Taylor is a member of the National Honor Society and is the Secretary for the Spanish Honor Society. She is the Secretary for the Class of 2022 and is an editor for the NBHS Kaleidoscope Literary Magazine. Taylor is an accomplished musician, a member of the Wind Ensemble at NBHS. As an accomplished athlete and performer, Taylor’s accomplishments extended beyond the campus of NBHS. She is a competitive dancer who has competed on the international level. As a member of the USA Tap Dance Team, she has traveled to Germany to compete in the World Tap Dance Championships. Taylor has worked with younger students while volunteering at the Kids for Kids Ambassador Program and at local dance studios. Taylor is a very successful and kind student who is a model citizen on and beyond the campus of NBHS.
Braeden LeBeau, Class Essayist
Braeden is a very accomplished and involved senior at NBHS. Braeden is currently taking several challenging courses including: AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP Spanish, and UCONN ECE Seminar in Writing. Braeden is the President of the National Honor Society and is the Vice President of the Spanish National Honor Society. As the President of the National Honor Society, she works closely with the officers and the Faculty Advisor for many school based events. She is a Captain of three varsity sports at North Branford High including the CIAC State Championship Field Hockey Team, the basketball team and lacrosse team. As a basketball player, Braeden is a 1000 point career scorer and is a member of several clubs at NBHS including: the Global/Diversity Club, GSA, Environmental Club, Sign Language Club and Kaleidoscope. She has volunteered at several community events and has worked with the North Branford Youth Field Hockey Program. Braeden is a model citizen at NBHS and carries herself with a quiet and assured confidence throughout the community on and off campus.