Our 2019 Colleen is Hannah Elizabeth Jury. Hannah is 17 years old and a senior at Westfield High School, where she serves as Class President. She is employed part time by American Eagle at the Holyoke Mall and Northside Creamery over the summer.
Hannah is a member of the Council on Peer Education, the Quiz Team, Cross Country Team, Spanish Club, Student Council and has been inducted into the National Honor Society. In her free time, Hannah enjoys running, reading, photography and participating in outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing and kayaking. She also has an interest in history and politics.
Upon graduation, Hannah plans on attending a four year college in the New England area and majoring in environmental policy and Spanish or economics. She hopes to later attend graduate or law school and would eventually like to settle in Boston or New York City.
Our 2019 Court:
Fionnuala Jane Matthews - Fionnuala is 17 years old and a senior at Westfield High School. She is employed part time by Friendly’s Ice Cream.
Fionnuala is President of the Westfield High Debate Team, Varsity Field Hockey team, and plays the clarinet in the Westfield High Band. During her junior year, she participated in the GAPP German American Partnership Program as a host and exchange student with another student in Germany. She also writes for and participates in the One Act Plays. Fionnuala enjoys baking, reading, embroidery, roller-blading and volunteering at her church.
Fionnuala plans on attending a four year college and majoring in Medieval Studies. After earning her bachelor’s degree she plans on attending law school and becoming a Criminal Defense Attorney.
Maura Reilly Wurster
Maura is 17 years old and a junior at Southwick Tolland Regional High School. She is employed part time by The Hash House in Southwick.
Maura has been inducted in to the National Honor Society. She is captain of the Varsity Basketball team and a member of the varsity soccer team. She also serves as a tutor at the Homework Help Club. Maura spends her free time volunteering in the NICU at Baystate hospital. She also enjoys sports, babysitting, snowmobiling and hiking. Maura also plays premier soccer in the winter and spring.
Maura plans on attending a four year college and pursuing a degree in the medical field. She would like to one day work in a hospital, possibly in the pediatrics field.
Kaitlin Rose Sicard
Kaitlin is 17 years old and a senior at Westfield High School. She is employed part time by Amelia Park Children’s Museum.
Kaitlin is a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council Class Representative, and Secretary of the Future Business Leaders of America. She serves as chairperson of the WHS Annual Pep Rally and is sports editor and business marketer/advertiser for the Yearbook. She is also a member of the Westfield High Quiz team, field hockey team and a member of the Spanish Club. Kaitlin enjoys playing volleyball and field hockey as well as makeup and fashion. Kaitlin also interns for MA State Representative John Velis.
Kaitlin plans to attend a four year college in the New England area and major in Political Science or Business.
Shaunessey Evelyn Lambert
Shaunessey is 17 years old and a senior at Westfield High School. She is employed part time by Shortstop Bar and Grill.
Shaunessey plays tuba in the WHS Band, and is a member of the Cheerleading team and Drama club. She serves as president of the Singer/Songwriter club and Historian of the Tri M (Modern Music Masters) Society. Shaunessey enjoys singing and music as well as theater, writing, knitting and dance and choreography.
Upon graduation, Shaunessey plans on enlisting in the National Guard while attending college to study Music Education and Psychology. She would like to fulfill her enlistment working with soldiers who suffer from PTSD. After her enlistment, Shaunessey would like to seek a position teaching music at a local high school and pursue her license for music therapy. She hopes to work with special needs students and to help them learn in a more inclusive environment, while also sharing her extensive knowledge in music with the next generation of musicians.