Swimming with Mariner Swim Club, Max Verheyen '19 was recognized as a Maryland Outstanding Swimmer of the Year in the 15 year age group for the 2016 Long Course season at the Maryland Swimming Senior Championships held at the Naval Academy the last weekend of February.
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Members of the Gilman varsity and junior varsity tennis teams participated in the first annual Pacific Invitational in Newport Beach, CA over spring break and came home with a first place win. Congratulations to players Lee S. '18, John M. '19, Lucas K. '19, Piyush M. '20, Carson A. '19, Nate S. '17, Sam S. '17, Dylan W. '20, Bryan D. '20, Nick B. '20, Noah J. '19, Derrick T. '18.
Sixteen juniors and seniors spent a spring break day in New York City learning about careers in finance from Gilman alumni working at Morgan Stanley, Barclays, and Goldman Sachs.
Irish Sports Daily, a website of All Things Fighting Irish, has its eye on 13-Year Man Thomas Booker '18. Coach Tim Holley shares his observations about what makes Thomas so attractive to Division I teams in this article.
Freshman Class President Avery M. presents a $1,400 check to Bettye Adams, principal of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary. The amount represents half of the earnings raised through the annual Christmas tree and bake sale.
Congrats, Class of 2020!
LAX midfielder Wade Oursler '17 is one of the "heavyweights of the 2017 high school lacrosse season" in Baltimore Magazine's March issue. See the nod to lacrosse greats Theodore Bauer '70 and Harry "Mac" Ford '81 too.
Connor Mitchell '18 has been awarded a prestigious NSLI-Y scholarship to study in Moscow for six weeks this summer. This all expenses-paid program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department, allows outstanding students to study a "critical language" in a host country.
WMAR-TV Channel 2 has named Drew Ehrlich '17 as their Student Athlete of the Week, saying "he's the prime example of Gilman's mission to educate the whole boy." Watch here. The three sport athlete will join the Tribe in the fall, playing football for William & Mary.
In Gilman Middle School's second appearance at the MathCounts competition, Ryan K. '21 placed in individual competition and will advance to the state level. "Maththletes" Saraj D. '23, Manav P. '21 and Neill S. '23 also participated.
Jill Anthony was the faculty coach.
Gilman's cybersecurity team participated in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program, advancing to the platinum level of the state rounds and placing in the top 10% nationwide. Congratulations to: Bowen Jiang, Alexander Pickett, Shobhit Shivank (not pictured), Garrett Shriver, Max Sobkov and Theodore Xie.
Senior Indoor Track Captain Ayende Watson had a historic day at the MIAA Indoor Track Championship meet, sweeping all of the jumping events by winning gold medals in the long jump, triple jump and high jump. In addition to Ayende's stellar performance, Adero Mandala, Garrett Shriver, D'Angelo Shears and Tory Young won gold in 4 x 800. Our 4 x 400 team set a new league record.
Senior captain Ayende Watson led the Greyhounds to a 95-68 team win over Archbishop Curley at the Frostbite Invitational setting Frostbite records and qualifying for the New Balance Nationals in the triple jump (45'9) and long jump (22'6). His triple jump set a new MIAA indoor record. Watson also won the high jump (6'0) and placed third in the 55-meter dash. The Baltimore Sun named him the Athlete of the Week. Read their summary of his athletic accomplishments over the past three years.
Choco T, aka sophomore Avery Woods-Gresham, chose to write a rap for a class assignment to reflect upon the book "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, the Maryland Humanities One Maryland One Book selection for 2016. Authors Reynolds and Kiely visited Gilman earlier this fall. Maryland Humanities featured Avery and his rap in a recent newsletter. Check out the rap below.
Congratulations to 11 Gilman musicians, who were selected from among over 3,000 students who auditioned for the Maryland All-State orchestras, bands and choruses.
The Middle T Singers had a busy Saturday, performing for Pickersgill Retirement Center residents and then a second gig at RPCS Holiday Fair.
The beat goes on - the Gilman Drumline is ready for the big Gilman-McDonogh game - are you?
Three seniors have committed to play college lacrosse next year. Greyhounds attackman Austin Hudson has committed to Washington & Lee; midfielder Woody Kelly has signed with University of Denver; and midfielder Wade Oursler has signed with University of Maryland. Congratulations, boys!
The Upper School Classics Club sent two teams to the Eleanor Roosevelt Certamen in Greenbelt and both teams came home with a trophy in their category.
Trevor Khouzami '22 is sharing his love of baseball with the Carver Vo-Tech baseball team through a fundraiser that went far beyond his expectations.
Gilman's resident music video producer, eighth grader Max Sternlicht, just released his latest project, "Baltimore, Showing Its Heart." Take a look on YouTube.