Senior Week activities have been confirmed for the graduating class of 2010 at Belfast Area High School. Family, friends and community members are welcome to attend these celebratory events. (Note that commencement is a ticketed event if held indoors due to inclement weather).

Paul T. Conway will be the guest speaker at Recognition Night, Thursday, June 10. Conway has a background in public service and government gained under four U..S. presidents: Ronald Reagan; George H.W. Bush; George W. Bush and Barack Obama. He most recently served at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the chief of staff and acting federal coordinator for Gulf Coast rebuilding.

As an appointed official and expert on government operations, he has served four federal cabinet secretaries and four federal agency heads, as well as two governors. He is also the recipient of a kidney transplant and serves on the National Board of Directors for the American Association of Kidney Patients.

Conway is a graduate of the University of Maine and a member of the Senior Skull Honor Society. He also completed the Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is a 1982 alumnus of BAHS.

Commencement keynote speaker Lindsey Bachelder graduated from BAHS in 2001. Since then she has pursued a career in music, relocating to Los Angeles in 2008. Since moving to Los Angeles, Lindsey has co-written songs with some of the top songwriters in the business. Her songs have been heard on network and cable television programs and commercials. She released a six-song EP in November of 2009 and is scheduled to release her debut full-length album in late July.

The class of 2010 at BAHS announces its Senior Week events:

Tuesday, June 8: Baccalaureate, 7 p.m. at BAHS

Wednesday, June 9: WCTC Awards Ceremony, 6:30 p.m. at WCTC

Thursday, June 10: Recognition Night, 6 p.m. at BAHS

Friday, June 11: Senior Ball Receiving Line, 6 p.m. at the Wentworth Event Center

Senior Ball, 7:30-11 p.m.

Sunday, June 13: Commencement, 1 p.m. at BAHS (Seating for the commencement will be restricted to ticketed guests if held indoors due to inclement weather.)

Project Grad Bus departs at 5 p.m. from BAHS

For more information, contact Jessica Woods at jwoods@rsu20.org or call 338-1790, x 310.