St. John Valley

Wisdom names scholar-athletes

ST. AGATHA, Maine — Wisdom Middle/High School seniors Alyssa Pelletier and Jacob Roy have been selected as Wisdom’s Aroostook League Scholar-Athletes for 2020.  

Selections are made annually based on students who have demonstrated success in the classroom and in athletics.

Pelletier, of St. Agatha, the daughter of Jennifer Hafford and Danny Pelletier, played volleyball and softball for the Pioneers, while also managing the boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams for the past four years at Wisdom.  

She has been a member of the Athletic Club since 2017, serving as vice president this past year.  She has been active in other extra-curricular offerings, including the National Honor Society (serving as president since 2018), class president each of her four years, serving as a member of the Student Council, and being a member of the school’s College Access Team.  

Additionally, she has served as a student representative on the MSAD #33 Board of Directors for the past three years, and has consistently achieved high honors during her time at Wisdom.  She will study nursing at the University of New England after graduation.

Roy, of Frenchville, the son of Michelle Roy and Jonathan Roy, has competed in soccer, Alpine skiing, basketball, and baseball during his time at Wisdom.  He has been selected to the All-Aroostook teams for soccer (2018-2019), Alpine skiing (2017-2020), and baseball (2017, 2019).  

In Alpine skiing, Roy finished second in Class B in 2018 and 2019, and has also been Aroostook County champion in the slalom and giant slalom. 

He is a member of the National Honor Society, the Athletic Club, and has been an honor roll student during his time at Wisdom.  He will be attending the University of Maine at Farmington in the fall.

Pelletier and Roy will have the chance to receive a $400 scholarship courtesy of the Aroostook League Scholarship Fund.

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