Front row, left to right: Grace Schad, Dory Michaud, Sasha Jansujwicz, Summer Saifee, Dahlia Saifee, Africa Arango, Ruby Poland, Elli Andrus, Nya Wolfe, Josie Alexander, Althea Noyes Back row, left to right: Kiernan Mann, Jackson Knobloch, Kai Glidden, Francois Meloni, Baran Tatlidede. Submitted photo

CARRABASSETT VALLEY— The 2023 graduating class at Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) will accept their diplomas during this year’s commencement exercises to be held on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, at 10AM in the Richard Bell Chapel at Sugarloaf Mountain.

The ceremony will feature student and faculty speakers, awards, and guest speaker Doug Lewis, a World Cup athlete, Olympic athlete, Hall of Fame inductee, NBC Olympic and World Cup Ski Racing Commentator, and owner and head coach of ELITEAM athlete development camps.

Congratulations to the Senior Class!

Class of 2023:

Josie Alexander, Boyne Falls, Michigan; Elli Andrus, Camden; Africa Arango, Madrid, Spain; Kai Glidden, Kennebunk; Sasha Jansujwicz*, Bangor; Jackson Knobloch, Wells; Kiernan Mann, Georgetown, Maine; Francois Meloni, Luxembourg, Belgium; Dory Michaud*, Carrabassett Valley & Falmouth; Althea Noyes*, Falmouth; Ruby Poland*, Bristol; Dahlia Saifee, Chevy Chase, Maryland *++; Summer Saifee, Chevy Chase, Maryland *+; Grace Schad, Rapid City, South Dakota; Baran Tatlidede, Adana, Turkey; Nya Wolfe, Carrabassett Valley. (*National Honor Society Member; ++Valedictorian; +Salutatorian.)

Carrabassett Valley Academy (CVA) is a private middle and high school located in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Situated at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, CVA offers a unique balance of college preparatory academics, world-class competitive ski and snowboard training, and responsible community living.

CVA student-athletes have direct access to world-class training venues including: FIS certified downhill course; USSS Freestyle Moguls course; Olympian-designed Cross Course; Six Terrain Parks;  650 acres of backcountry-style glades; Largest vertical drop East of the Rockies. To learn more about CVA, visit our website at

Comments are not available on this story.