The Thomaston 4th of July Committee announces Mr. and Ms. 4th of July 2014.

Nicholas Judge and Karly Robinson are both graduated seniors from Oceanside High School, and were chosen by the faculty based on their grades, activities, leadership, community involvement, and positive outlook.

Robinson, of Rockland, is the daughter of Amy Stendel of Rockland and Chip Robinson of Thomaston. Her school activities included soccer, lacrosse, Trekkers, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the National Honor Society. She is employed by Domino’s Pizza. Her future plans are to attend the University of New England to become a registered nurse.

Judge is the son of Steven and Kimberley Judge of Cushing. During all four years of high school, Judge played soccer, basketball and baseball. He has also participated in Trekkers, student government and volunteered with the 4th of July Committee. This summer, he is employed by Brooks Trap Mill in Thomaston. His future plans are to pursue a degree in marine engineering at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine.

Robinson and Judge will be riding in the 2014 Thomaston 4th of July parade which is Friday, July 4, at 11 a.m. The parade will travel from south to north on Main Street in Thomaston, beginning at Oceanside West School on Valley Street and ending on Erin Street. The parade will be followed by a full day of activities in Thomaston, including a road race, chicken barbecue, free bouncy houses, a hot dog eating contest, and the traditional fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. Rain/fog date for the fireworks is July 5.