Congratulations to the junior class academic award recipients for the 2019-2020 school year.
The Frederick Douglass & Susan B. Anthony Award in Humanities and Social Sciences
Selected by the faculty and awarded to a member of the junior class for achievement in humanities and social sciences.
RECIPIENT: Jessica Mims
Bausch and Lomb Science Award
Selected by the science department faculty and awarded to the outstanding junior student in science.
RECIPIENT: Joshua Thayil
The Xerox Award for Innovation and Information Technology
Awarded to a member of the junior class who displays a strong interest in innovation and/or information technology, and high level of achievement in this area.
RECIPIENT: John Fera
George Eastman Young Leaders Award and Scholarship
Awarded to a member of the junior class who displays strong leadership skills, is receiving excellent grades in a challenging curriculum and participates and shows dedication to varied co-curricular activities.
RECIPIENT: Teddy Lopez
The Rensselaer Medal
This medal is awarded to promising secondary school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science. A $15,000 per year merit scholarship is guaranteed for four years for each Medalist who applies, is accepted, and chooses to enroll at Rennselaer. The official Medal will be presented to enrolling Medalists during Honors Convocation in the fall of their first year at Rensselaer.
RECIPIENT: Jeremy Schur
The Harvard Book Award
This book is awarded to a junior student who has an outstanding academic record and who has made significant contributions through extracurricular activities to the school community. In addition a book will be awarded to an outstanding teacher.
RECIPIENTS: Chloe Harthan
The Yale Book Award
This book is awarded to an outstanding junior who has shown academic promise, leadership and a dedication to the community.
RECIPIENT: Mary Arden Guillory
The George Washington Award
This award is given to a junior who embodies the GW drive and spirit, specifically with their academic excellence, leadership outside of the classroom, diversity of thought, and ability to put knowledge into action.
RECIPIENT: Leon Toursarkissian
The Associated Alumni of Brown University Book Award
Presented to the junior who best combines a high degree of ability in English expression, both written and spoken, and who shows those outstanding personal qualities.
RECIPIENT: Claire Williams
Brandeis University Book Award
The Brandeis Book Award should be given to an outstanding high school junior in the top 15 percent of the class who demonstrates a commitment to civic engagement, community service, political activism, social justice, or volunteer work.
RECIPIENT: Anthony Fletcher
The Wellesley College Book Award
This award is given to a female junior who has an outstanding academic record and has also made a significant extracurricular contribution to the school or the San Antonio community.
RECIPIENT: Larissa Esparza
The University of Vermont Book Award
The University of Vermont is known for offering rich education, but also for activating generations of students to fight for positive social change.
RECIPIENT: Jorge Velasco
The Charles E. Thompson, Jr. Award
The Charles E. Thompson, Jr. Residential Life Award celebrates the many years of service that Mr. Thompson, who graduated from TMI in 1948, has served TMI as a student, parent, and a long-standing member of the TMI Board of Governors. This award is presented annually to two students in the Residential Life Program who best exemplify the mission of the school.
RECIPIENTS: Nikki Fang