A two-sport performer at Cheverus High School, Emily Lambert has participated in swimming and sailing at the Portland-based school. One of Maine's outstanding sailors, Emily earned four varsity letters with the Cheverus sailing team and was team captain on three occasions. She was Most Valuable Player for the Stags in 2005 and 2006. In the spring of 2007 she led the program to a state title and won the Best Maine Sailors Award at the state championship regatta. In 2005 she finished as the first place A Division Skipper at the Herreschoff Women's New England Regional Competition. In both 2006 and 2007 she finished as the first female skipper at the O'Day New England Regionals, and in 2006 was the 16th place A Division Skipper at the Nationals. Emily also competes independently on the national and international levels and finished seventh in the silver fleet at the I-420 Junior European Championships last August.
Emily has been extremely active at Cheverus, where she was a member of the math team for four years. She was selected to the National Honor Society as a sophomore and participated in student government for three years. She was elected as president of the Cheverus Key Club on two occasions, and recently coordinated a Thanksgiving Drive for 525 families in the greater Portland area. She is an outstanding musician as well; she is a Celtic harpist who volunteers playing for nursing homes, churches, and schools.
Emily has a career grade point average of 4.03 and ranks fourth in her class of 138 students. She will attend Harvard College in the fall. She is the daughter of John Lambert and Kim Caldwell and resides in Cumberland Foreside.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 2
Cumberland, ME 04021
Phone (207) 807-7666
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.