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

8th Grade students visit SAMA and the McNay

On Wednesday, October 14, the 8th grade went to visit the San Antonio Museum of Art and the McNay Art Museum in a fun-filled and inspirational interdisciplinary day. With one outing, field trip leaders Claudia Clark and Victoria Luna, along with accompanying faculty, Yuxi Lin, and Kate and Rick Faulk, were able to tie in learning objectives from Latin, Art, and World Religions to provide an excellent educational opportunity for TMI students. At the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) the students viewed the Greek and Roman collections in the Ewing Halsell Wing. The students were active participants in the museum … Continue reading 8th Grade students visit SAMA and the McNay

TMI Corps of Cadets to compete in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

Texas Military Institute (TMI) Corps of Cadets announced its participation in the eighth season of CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Beginning on October 17, 2015, Cadets and students from the TMI’s high school and middle school will compete in the CyberPatriot Middle School, Open High School and JROTC Divisions against similar teams across the country. This is the first year TMI will have 5 separate teams competing and the first year it will compete in the Middle School and Open Divisions. CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire high school … Continue reading TMI Corps of Cadets to compete in National Youth Cyber Defense Competition

TMI students named AP Scholars

Students and recent graduates from TMI – The Episcopal School were named 2015 AP Scholars by the College Board, which administers the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations. The AP Scholar Awards Program recognizes high-school students who have done outstanding work in AP (college-level) courses. TMI 2015 graduates Isabel Magraner and Maria Zurita received the program’s highest honor. As National AP Scholars, they earned an average score of 4 (out of a possible 5) on eight or more AP exams. Magraner currently attends Yale University, and Zurita attends the University of Chicago. Seniors Lincoln Abbott, Hector Castillo, Saad Ehsan, Zachary Jackson, Yi … Continue reading TMI students named AP Scholars

TMI seniors named Commended Students

Nine seniors at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas have been named Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship competition. They are: Lincoln Abbott, LeSean Brown, Christopher Clark, Lauren Devlin, Samantha Hobbs, Sarah Klem, Sofia Miranda-Fred, Aiden Read and Umer Salman. They were recognized during daily chapel Sept. 22 in TMI’s All Saints Chapel, where they were presented with letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corp. These academically talented students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million who took the 2914 Preliminary SAT-National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, earning among the 34,000 highest scores. … Continue reading TMI seniors named Commended Students

Three TMI seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Three seniors at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. They are: Hector Castillo, Saad Ehsan and Grace Westerman. All three students took the PSAT-NMSQT in 2014 and earned among the 16,000 highest scores out of two million students who took the test at that time. As semifinalists, they have qualified to go on in the prestigious scholarship competition. To advance, semifinalists must maintain an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be recommended by their head of school and earn SAT scores that confirm their earlier performance on the qualifying … Continue reading Three TMI seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Three TMI seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Three seniors at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. They are: Hector Castillo, Saad Ehsan and Grace Westerman. All three students took the PSAT-NMSQT in 2014 and earned among the 16,000 highest scores out of two million students who took the test at that time. As semifinalists, they have qualified to go on in the prestigious scholarship competition. To advance, semifinalists must maintain an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be recommended by their head of school and earn SAT scores that confirm their earlier performance on the qualifying … Continue reading Three TMI seniors named National Merit semifinalists

TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

Students at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas collected a total of $1,899 to aid veterans with a Red, White and Blue Dress Day. Sponsored by the school’s chapter of Interact, a Rotary-sponsored youth service organization, the fundraiser allowed students who usually wear school uniforms to come to school wearing red, white and blue on Sept. 11 for a $5 donation. Funds raised are to be donated to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Veterans Support Fund. Contributions help the diocese provide scholarships for families of wounded warriors to attend summer camp at Camp Capers and Family Camp at … Continue reading TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress

Students at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas collected a total of $1,899 to aid veterans with a Red, White and Blue Dress Day. Sponsored by the school’s chapter of Interact, a Rotary-sponsored youth service organization, the fundraiser allowed students who usually wear school uniforms to come to school wearing red, white and blue on Sept. 11 for a $5 donation. Funds raised are to be donated to the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas Veterans Support Fund. Contributions help the diocese provide scholarships for families of wounded warriors to attend summer camp at Camp Capers and Family Camp at … Continue reading TMI students aid vets with patriotic dress