Ramzan ’22 and Streak-Jensen ’22 complete Boys State

Two TMI Episcopal rising seniors were chosen to participate in Boys State, sponsored by the American Legion Post 593 in Converse, TX.  Farouk Ramzan ‘22 and Campbell Streak-Jensen ‘22 completed a virtual gathering earlier this summer where they learned about city, county, and state government structures.  At Boys State, students were elected to various offices and engaged in activities such as legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses and recreational programs.  Some of their favorite activities were meeting all of their fellow statesmen and debating legislation on the house floor.  They also enjoyed learning the process for passing … Continue reading Ramzan ’22 and Streak-Jensen ’22 complete Boys State

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 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