Tri-County names valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2023

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(L-R) Jennifer Kalick of North Attleborough, Tri-County Superintendent Karen Maguire and Sabra Flanagan of Franklin. Flanagan has been named the school’s valedictorian and Kalick the salutatorian. Courtesy photo

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School District has named the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2023. Sabra Flanagan of Franklin has been named valedictorian, and Jennifer Kalick of North Attleborough has been named Salutatorian.

Sabra, is a legal and protective services student and maintains the highest cumulative GPA of 4.457. Sabra has challenged herself throughout her high school career by including both Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses in her academic schedule. Since her junior year, she her schedule has included 100 percent honors and AP level classes. During her junior year, Sabra was awarded with the Certificate for Academic Excellence in Science and a Certificate in Vocational Excellence in Legal and Protective Services.

In addition to mastering rigorous academic classes, Sabra can be found playing varsity soccer in the fall and as the captain of the varsity lacrosse team in the spring. She also interns at the clerk’s office at the Wrentham District Court to gain hands-on experience in the legal and protective field.

Sabra is looking forward to pursuing a degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Kalick maintains a cumulative 4.43 GPA as a health careers student. Jennifer secured her spot on the high honor roll for both freshman and sophomore year and the honor roll her junior year. She also serves as a National Honor Society member since her junior year. Kalick received the Certificate for Academic Excellence in Social Studies her junior year.

While maintaining a demanding academic schedule, Kalick has earned real-world experience at The Village at Willow Crossings as a Resident Care Associate in Mansfield. Here her numerous certifications which include: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), COVID-19 Caregiver, Alzheimer’s Association Person Centered Dementia Care, American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED help her excel in her position.

Kalick plans to pursue a degree in Nursing from Penn State University.

“Sabra and Jennifer embody the Tri-County motto, ‘Work Hard, Today Counts.’ They strive for excellence each day whether in the classroom or in the community. We are proud to recognize their hard work and dedication which has earned them top spots in their class,” said Superintendent Karen Maguire.

As Valedictorian and Salutatorian, Sabra and Jennifer will lead the graduation procession and are scheduled to address their classmates at the Commencement Ceremony this June.