On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) celebrated its 19th graduating class. There were 19 students in this year's group of graduates.
The event included Luke Shorty, MSSM Executive Director, who led the graduation ceremony. Speakers included Professor and Dean of Engineering at the University of Maine at Orono Dr. Dana Humphrey, as keynote speaker; and William A. Popov, as selected student speaker. MSSM Director of Academics for Family Support and Student Review and English Instructor Mr. Michael McCartney presented the class of 2014 as well as diplomas, alongside Mr. Shorty; Dr. Jerome Pieh, MSSM Board Chair; and Matthew Grillo, Dean of Students.
On April 24-28, 2014 the MSSM science bowl team travelled to Washington, DC. to compete in the National Science Bowl competition.
The team placed third place in their division, with the top two teams going on to the double elimination rounds. The MSSM team achieved four wins, three losses, and one tie, beating the team that ultimately won their division.
The team left the Washington competition with in 24th out of 68 teams.