National Merit Scholarship and College Board Recognition

Congratulations to the following students who were honored in chapel on Friday, November 13, 2020, for their achievements in being recognized by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Program. National Hispanic Recognition Program In keeping with the College Board’s mission to help students take advantage of the opportunities they have earned, each year the National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes approximately 7,000 academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT.  These students become eligible through the cut score they achieved on their PSAT for their region, their cumulative GPA which is at least a 3.5, as well as … Continue reading National Merit Scholarship and College Board Recognition

Fine Arts teacher commissioned by COSA World Heritage Office

TMI Fine Arts Teacher Cassie Gnehm was commissioned by The City of San Antonio World Heritage Office to do a painting commemorating the life of Madame Candalaria, who is known for numerous accomplishments in San Antonio, but most known for her story of nursing the ailing Jim Bowie during the siege of the Alamo. The special outdoor exhibit features the works of 11 San Antonio artists and curated by Rigoberto Luna and is part of the World Heritage Office’s celebration of Dia de los Muertos (https://buff.ly/3jVflyO). “Alive in Memory & Spirit” is a visual interpretation of some of the critical … Continue reading Fine Arts teacher commissioned by COSA World Heritage Office

Puri completes online structural engineering courses over summer

Congratulations to freshman Krish Puri on his achievements this summer completing two online courses at Princeton University in structural engineering. Krish completed his two courses, “The Art of Structural Engineering: Vaults” and “The Art of Structural Engineering: Bridges,” ahead of schedule, spending his days focused on reading, research essays, and assignments.  Continue reading Puri completes online structural engineering courses over summer

TMI senior selected for Washington Youth Leadership Seminar

Congratulations to TMI senior Erik Peterson on being selected by the LULAC National Educational Service Centers (LNESC) to participate virtually in the Washington Youth Leadership Seminar to be held later this month from September 24-26. This year’s topic is on the education policy amid the COVID-19 pandemic; students from all across the nation will participate in the seminar. At TMI, Erik is involved in the gaming club, philosophy club, served as a track manager last year, and participated in TMI’s JSA. Outside of school, he is a mayoral representative in San Antonio’s Youth Commission and participates in NHI.  Erik is pictured here … Continue reading TMI senior selected for Washington Youth Leadership Seminar

TMI welcomes four new members to its Board of Governors

TMI welcomes four new members to its Board of Governors, appointed last month by the Rt. Rev. David Reed, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Roxanne Bond holds a master’s degree in Organizational Development and is Managing Director of Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion Officer at USAA Real Estate, where she is responsible for leading talent management efforts, executive coaching, designing and maintaining rewards and recognition, and strategic planning of workforce and cultural initiatives. She serves as a board member and is a past board chair of the Children’s Shelter of San Antonio. She and her husband Alan … Continue reading TMI welcomes four new members to its Board of Governors

TMI sophomore completes internship at research lab

Congratulations to TMI sophomore Dong-Young “Ryan” Kim on completing an internship in South Korea at a biochemistry research lab this summer, May 21-June 12, 2020. During his internship, Ryan experimented with cancer cells by testing how a new medicine affected various types of cancer cells in varying concentrations; he learned the process of Western blot experiments; and also observed and conducted various experiments of his own. He also used PCR, qPCR and other equipments to get a better picture of his future career. Ryan plans to become a biochemist/pharmacist. Continue reading TMI sophomore completes internship at research lab

Five rising seniors attend Texas Boys State

Congratulations to our five rising seniors who attended the 2020 Texas Boys State Summit held virtually this summer. All five students are members of the Corps of Cadets and were sponsored by the American Legion Post 593 in Converse, TX. TMI students attending Boys State were: Josh Thayil (Cadet Battalion Commander), Leon Toursarkissian (Battalion Executive Officer), Teddy Lopez (A Company Commander), Jack Basil (B Company Commander), and Anthony Fletcher (C Company Commander). About the Program: American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. It is a participatory program … Continue reading Five rising seniors attend Texas Boys State