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Julia Clukey, Olympian and National Luge Champion
Julia Clukey realized her dream and was accepted on to the United States Olympic Luge Team in 2012 when she was also the national luge champion. She has now refocused her perseverance and motivation to help young girls in the state of Maine achieve their own dreams.
David William Cowens
Professional basketball player and NBA head coach. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991. Two time NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics and former NBA MVP.
Roberto Forleo was born in Bari, Italy and trained at Scuola di Balletto Classico Cosi-Stafanescu (Reggio Emilia-Italy) and with Ecole Atelier Rudra Béjart Lausanne (Switzerland) where he studied with Azari Plisetzki, Sulamith Messerer, Suzanne Farrell, David Howard and Colette Milner. Roberto is a graduate of the Centre National de la Danse, Pantin-Paris (France) as a certified Ballet Teacher. Roberto joined the faculty at Bates College (Lewiston-ME) in the fall 2016.