John Baker

Meghann McCarthy

Matt Spillane

A senior at Boston Latin School, John Baker has been key in the creative aspects in designing the Seevak/Facing History and Ourselves website.  John is the president of the BLS Drama Club, the Arts and Entertainment Editor of the Argo, a member of the National Honor Society and a student at the M.F.A./B.P.S. Scholarship Art Program.  John directed ADAPTATION, which was presented at the Massachusetts High School Drama Guild Festival and advanced to the Semi-final round and was also a participant in Prize Declamation and the Omni Parker House Prize Reading Competition.  His favorite classes this year were AP English Literature and Composition, Modern European History, as well as Humanities Honors.  John is planning to attend Boston University in the fall, where he will be enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Meghann McCarthy, from Readville, is a senior at Boston Latin School who has enjoyed being part of the team not only because she was able to spend more time with the other members of the group but because of the valuable learning experience.  Meghann has enjoyed her career at Boston Latin School, she currently is a member of the National Honor Society, the Irish Historical Society, a writer for the schoolís newspaper, the Drama club, and varsity softball.  At home she enjoys spending time with her friends, playing a pick-up basketball game, and reading.  This year her favorite subjects where AP Modern European History, AP English Literature and Composition, and Humanities Honors.  Next fall she will be studying at Boston University, she plans to major in English and foresees a possible career as a teacher.

Matthew Spillane, from Readville, is a senior at Boston Latin School and has welcomed the Seevak/ Facing History and Ourselves competition as an opportunity to work on the technical aspect of building a website.  He has learned a great deal by getting a chance to experiment with new software and different elements while developing the site.  Matt is the president of the Computer Society and also the captain of the Boston Latin School Sailing Team.  While he is not in front of a computer screen or sailing on the Charles, he is a Sales Counselor at Circuit City.  This year Matt has enjoyed his Advanced Placement Computer Science and his Economics class. Matt is planning to attend Northeastern University in the fall, where he will be studying Computer Science.