Class of 2010 Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

Frederick F. Travis, Ph.D., interim provost and academic vice president at Assumption College has announced that Sarah Ambacher has been named valedictorian and Leslie Lupien as salutatorian of the Class of 2010.

Sarah Ambacher from Blackstone is an accounting major with a minor in theology. In addition to high academic achievement, which includes earning Dean's List honors every semester, Sarah has been active in the campus and Worcester communities. She was a service director in Assumption’s Reach Out Center during her junior and senior years, and organized and recruited volunteers for the Book Buddies program at Nelson Place Elementary School. In the fall, Sarah will begin her accounting career with Grant Thornton, a public accounting firm in Boston.

Leslie Lupien from Pomfret Center (CT) is a biology major with a minor in sociology. Leslie was a four-year member of both the Assumption College Women’s basketball team and the College’s Honors Program. She has served as the secretary and women’s basketball team representative on Assumption’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee for three years. As a student, Leslie has worked to raise money for research into the causes and prevention of cancer and muscular dystrophy. She also supported the Massachusetts Special Olympics, and worked for the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp's Hospital Outreach Program. This fall, Leslie will train to be a triathelete, as she looks forward to a career in science and medical research.

Kimberly Dunbar, Director of Public Affairs, Assumption College @AssumptionNews