TMI student reconnects with roots in heritage program

TMI junior Lincoln Abbott tours Seoul, South Korea, as a participant in a competitive Program that reconnects students of Korean ancestry with their heritage.

Lincoln Abbott, a junior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was accepted to a competitive program sponsored by the South Korean government that brings students of Korean descent to Seoul, Korea, to reconnect with their heritage.

Abbott and other teens from the United States as well as Canada, Germany, Japan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Russia and Thailand participated in the program from July 15-22. The students attended a Korean school, toured the city, visited museums and took a bicycle ride to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

At TMI, Abbott is a member of the National Honor Society, pipe master of the Texas Military Institute Corps of Cadets Pipe and Drum Band and has served as president of the Math Club. He is an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouting; has attained a black belt in the martial art of Taekwondo; and volunteers in Veterans Administration hospitals.