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Alexis Allain wins 2019 Lynnfield Superintendent’s Award

Alexis Allain, left, and Lynnfield school superintendent Jane Tremblay are all smiles after Tremblay presented the Superintendent’s Award to Allain at the Nov. 19 school committee meeting. (Anne Marie Tobin)

LYNNFIELD — Alexis “Lexi” Allain may be tiny in stature, but she is a true giant when it comes to everything else.

The Lynnfield High School senior is this year’s recipient of the Superintendent’s Award, an annual award given to the Lynnfield High senior who has gone above and beyond.

Superintendent Jane Tremblay presented Allain with a Certificate for Academic Excellence at the Nov. 19 School Committee meeting at the Al Merritt Media and Cultural Center at MarketStreet.

“It’s a great honor knowing that all of my hard work is being recognized,” Allain said.

Tremblay said Allain is “a truly amazing young woman and I cannot think of a more deserving recipient.”

Allain currently sports a 4.85 grade-point average. She has taken nine Advanced Placement courses. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, she recently posted a 5.06 GPA for the first quarter, all the while with a course load of five AP classes.

Through her junior year, Allain took four AP courses and received a perfect score of five on three of them. With a score of four on her fourth test, Allain is on pace for AP National Scholar honors, reserved for those elite students who score four or more in a minimum of eight courses.

Allain’s résumé is chock full of accomplishments and awards.

A member of the LHS Math team and Compass advisor, Allain cleaned up on Underclass Awards Nights, winning the Harvard Book Award, the AP Chemistry Award, the Rensselaer Medal Award for Academic Excellence in Chemistry and Math and the Honors Precalculus Award.

As a freshman, Allain won Honors awards in Geometry, French, English and Biology, then followed with the Honors Chemistry award sophomore year.

As accomplished as she is in the classroom, Allain also made her mark in athletics as a two-year captain of the Cheer team, a two-year member of the girls varsity lacrosse team, competed on the Masconomet/Lynnfield co-op gymnastics team and ran winter track for one year.

In November of 2018, Allain was named to the Cape Ann League All-Star First Team and also won the team’s Coaches’ Award. 

But there’s more.

Allain somehow managed to hold down part-time jobs at Market Basket and Lynnfield Recreation. She has logged more than 300 hours volunteering in the community at St. Pius Church as a youth neighbor in action, as a Lynnfield Pioneer Football and Cheer Club volunteer cheer coach and as a ski club chaperone for Lynnfield Recreation.

Allain, who plans a career as a biomedical engineer, has her sights set on the next phase of her life. She has applied to several top-notch schools, including Harvard, Brown,  RPI, Georgia Tech, Boston University, Northeastern, Holy Cross, Tufts and Boston College.

Following the presentation, Allain hurriedly left the meeting with her mother, Kerrianne, and father Dennis.

“I have to go home and study,” she said. “I have a lot of homework.”

 

 

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