TMI student shoots high score in national skeet competition

Michael Galo III, a junior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas won a top place in the National Skeet Shooting Association’s World Championships, which began Sept. 28 at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. More than 750 shooters took part in the weeklong event. Galo broke 546 out of 550 targets, a score that earned him Fifth Place High All Around. Competing against shotgunners from all over the world, including shooters from the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army teams, he also shot 100 out of 100 in the Doubles Event, 149 out of 150 in the … Continue reading TMI student shoots high score in national skeet competition

TMI students earn national classics honors

All five students representing TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas who attended the national convention of the Junior Classical League earned Top 10 places in competition at their respective levels. At the annual event, held July 27-Aug. 1 at Trinity University, TMI students earned the following honors in subject tests: Freshman Dillon Goldmann placed second in Greek Life and Literature and sixth in Roman History; eighth grader Amanda Kyle, seventh in both Mythology and Roman History; eighth grader Joey Kyle, second in Ancient Geography and Monuments, eighth in Roman Life and ninth in Roman History; ninth grader Bridget Lynch, … Continue reading TMI students earn national classics honors

TMI students compete at Texas State Junior Classical League Convention, Mar. 27-28, 2015

This past weekend, TMI students had the opportunity to travel to Amarillo and compete at the 2015 Texas State Junior Classical League Convention. Students from all over the state gathered at Amarillo High School on Friday, March 27, 2015 for the first round of academic tests and continued on Saturday, March 28. TMI students performed admirably! Because of their performance and due to the size of our delegation, TMI was able to place 7th overall as a Middle School in our division. Individual results for all TMI students are as follows: 1st Place Amanda Kyle in Roman Life ½ A … Continue reading TMI students compete at Texas State Junior Classical League Convention, Mar. 27-28, 2015

TMI junior selected to serve on SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Youth Advisory Council

Eric Gibbons, a junior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, has been selected to serve as a member of the inaugural SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Youth Advisory Council. The Council brings together young leaders from across the country, ranging in age from 14-20, to provide input and ideas to SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment and its partners regarding conservation initiatives, education programs, and strategies for reaching and engaging young people in conservation work. The members of this Council will serve a two year term, during which time they will work alongside leading professionals in the fields of conservation and … Continue reading TMI junior selected to serve on SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Youth Advisory Council

TMI student invited to D.C. security program

Ana Paula Velasco, a sophomore at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, attended the National Youth Leadership Forum for National Security in Washington D.C., March 10-15, during her school’s spring break. This invitation-only, six-day course provided high-school students from all over the country with an interest in careers in security with a hands-on opportunity to develop their understanding in the fields of intelligence, defense and diplomacy. Activities include meetings with representative of government agencies and private companies, site visits to agencies concerned with national security and real-world simulations of the crisis decision-making process, as well as sightseeing in our … Continue reading TMI student invited to D.C. security program

TMI poetry winner bound for state

A sophomore at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas was selected to advance to the state Poetry Out Loud competition, to be held Feb. 28, 2015, in Austin. Sophomore Alexandra Prado was the school competition’s winner; she will represent her school among students from high schools all over Texas.  Junior Sofia Miranda-Fred was named runner up and will take part in the state competition if Prado is unable to attend. The TMI competition was held Dec. 1 in the school’s Margaret M. Alkek Theater with eight contestants. Seniors Markell Henderson and Lexy Roberts, juniors Miranda-Fred and Elba O’Ward, sophomores … Continue reading TMI poetry winner bound for state

TMI junior selected for student medical congress

  Will Sowell, a junior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, to be held Nov. 14-16 in Washington D.C. Presented by the National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists, the Congress is an honors-only program for high-school students who want to become physicians or to go into medical research fields. Participants from across the country will attend talks by Nobel laureates and National Medal of Science winners, hear from medical-school deans on the requirements of medical education and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future of … Continue reading TMI junior selected for student medical congress

TMI freshman chosen for top orchestra

Perry Aw, a freshman at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was selected for the first violin section of the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region XI Symphony Orchestra. He was one of 16 chosen for this honor out of more than 100 violinists who auditioned. TMEA sponsors the Texas All State audition process, which begins with more than 55,000 students from around the state. About 1,500 are chosen for regional bands, choirs and orchestras. Top-ranking musicians selected from regional auditions go on to area competitions, and the highest-ranking musicians judged at the area level qualify to perform with … Continue reading TMI freshman chosen for top orchestra

TMI senior leads Rotarians in service project

Elise Notzon, a senior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas enlisted the help of members of the Dominion Rotary Club in making special “lovie” dolls that help parents of premature infants bond with their children while the babies are still in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICU). At the club’s Sept. 30 meeting, Notzon showed the Rotarians how to make the dolls, a project of the Threads of Love needlework ministry. Parents of babies in intensive care hold the dolls close to transfer their scent to into the materials; when the dolls are placed beside the infants, the … Continue reading TMI senior leads Rotarians in service project