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The Derryfield School 2018 local graduates


Friday, June 29, 2018

The follow local students recently graduated from The Derryfield School in Manchester.

Aidan Shea Alusic-Bingham, son of Mike and Erika Alusic-Bingham of Antrim, graduated with six semesters of honors, high honors and highest honors and two coveted athletic awards. Aidan was a member of a sports team all 12 seasons and was a varsity rower for six seasons, on varsity alpine for four seasons, and was a captain his senior year, making it to the Meet of Champions two years and making it to the Eastern High School Finals his junior year. Starting sophomore year on the rowing team, his novice boat won their first race and he was in the men’s first boat for his junior and senior years. Aidan will be attending Massachusetts Maritime Academy this fall where he will be majoring in marine transportation and minoring in marine environmental science.

Nicholas Benham Briccetti, son of Fred and Rebecca Briccetti of Hopkinton, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. In addition to pursuing musical study in voice, guitar and drums at Derryfield, The Concord Community Music School, and the vocal studio of Carlos Martinez, he has also sung the lead and supporting roles in every Derryfield musical produced during his tenure. He was selected four years in a row for N.H. Classical All State, and is a founding member of Derryfield’s Jazz Trio and of beloved band The Tiny Spoons. An enthusiastic student of literature and opera, Nicholas will attend Ithaca Conservatory and School of Liberal Arts in Ithaca, N.Y., in the fall with majors in vocal performance and the humanities.

Olivia Jane Burdette, daughter of Louisa and Todd Burdette of Hopkinton, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. Livi maintained highest honors throughout her Derryfield academic career and was editor of the school newspaper, Lamplighter. She also led the Mock Trial and Gender Equality clubs. She is excited to be attending Brown University in Providence in the fall.

T. Martin Carter, son of Mary and Chris Carter of Hopkinton, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. During his high school career, Martin was a National Honors Society member while playing four season of lacrosse and leaving every winter to attend Mt. Mansfield Winter Academy in Stowe, Vt. Martin is taking a post-grad year next year to continue to pursue his skiing. He will attend St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., the following year.

Andrew John Dubreuil, son of Brian and Krisha Dubreuil and brother of Matthew Dubreuil 2016 of Henniker, is a recent graduate of The Derryfield School. Andrew is a long-term student of Derryfield, having attended since seventh grade. He played four years of both varsity soccer and basketball, and he also played lacrosse his senior year. Andrew achieved high academic honors, was a member of the National Honor Society, and received several awards in basketball (all-state, two-year captain and 1970 award) and soccer (all-state and championship MVP), as well as the N.H. Scholar Athlete and the Lamplighter awards. Andrew enjoys snow and water skiing, spending time with family and friends, listening to all genres of music, and has developed a deep passion for travel. He will be attending the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt., to study engineering.

Grace Feigl, daughter of Mark Feigl and Mary Brunette of Concord, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. Grace maintained highest honors throughout her academic career and played four years of both varsity soccer and softball. In the Derryfield community, Grace led the Model U.N. club and participated in the musical backstage crew. Next fall, Grace will be attending Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.

Charles Townsend Lynch III, son of Michael Lynch and Lindley Shutz of Concord, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. Charlie was an avid contributor to the Lamplighter newspaper throughout his high school career, helping to create the online blog. His passion for reading led to many discussions both inside and outside of the classroom, whether that be about Frankenstein or Ready Player One. His devotion to exploring ideas about morality and character led him to achieve high honors throughout high school. This fall, Charlie will be attending Colorado College.

Maddox Astrid Ormiston, daughter of Todd and Elizabeth Ormiston of Bradford, recently graduated from The Derryfield School. Maddox was a three-year member of the varsity soccer team and spent her winters ski-racing at Mount Snow Academy. She was co-president of PACTeam and served as an Advancement Ambassador. Maddox will be attending St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., in the fall.