Freshman twins tapped for elite science program

Hannah Wool and Julia Wool, freshmen at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, have been selected to attend the Voelcker Biomedical Research Academy at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

They are the first set of twins to be accepted into this competitive program.

The Academy provides an immersive biomedical research and education and college-preparatory for San Antonio high-school students. Up to 20 rising sophomores each year are accepted to this elite three-year summer program, in which participants are paired with outstanding biomedical scientists from UTHSC-San Antonio.

Continuing Voelcker Scholars include TMI sophomores Jonathon Medina and Christopher Nash. Previous TMI participants have included Megan Abbott, class of 2012, senior Taylor Devlin and Stephen Santos, a 2013 graduate.