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Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade private independent day school for boys in Baltimore, Maryland.

Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or in the community, every minute of every Gilman school day helps boys to grow to become principled young men.


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Melvin Keihn

Linebacker Melvin Keihn '14 will play his last year of football eligibility at the University of Richmond, where he is pursuing a master's degree in human resource management. Keihn graduated from Maryland with a degree in public health. 

National Swimmer

Max Verheyen ‘19, a varsity swimmer since his freshman year, has qualified for the Scholastic All American Team at USA Swimming: Winter JR Nationals in the 200 and 400 IM; the 100 and 200 Breast events at the Future competition; and the Summer JR Nationals. Requirements included academic performance as well as swimming achievement. Congratulations Max!

Dr. Royal Moves to Morehouse

Walter Royal '73 has joined Morehouse School of Medicine as the new director of the Neuroscience Institute, as well as the head of the neurobiology department. He previously served as a professor of neurology, anatomy, and neurobiology as University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Playing Against the Home Team

Micah Kiser ‘13 recently played his first game at M&T Bank Stadium. The Rams linebacker returned to Baltimore for a preseason game on August 9, when he played against his hometown team. He had two tackles and four assists. Read more about his childhood dreams as a Ravens fan in this Baltimore Sun article about Rams players with Maryland ties.

Advocating Empathy

Alex Gavis '82 advocates for application of "design thinking" to law school training and legal professional development in A Need for Lawyers with Empathy, in a commentary published in Corporate Counsel, a business magazine for corporate lawyers.

Saving Lives through Tech

The Revolution of Necessity podcast recently featured Mike Lwin '01, who talks about the founding of his Myanmar-based company, Koe Koe Tech, and its app designed to combat maternal mortality, Maymay.

Copeland Goes Beyond the Basics

Recently the Gilman campus hosted a football camp, led by Brandon Copeland ’09, that was unlike any other. The Jets linebacker, joined by other NFL players and volunteers, held a one-day event for more than 400 kids ages 11-17. Learn more about the third annual Beyond the Basics Football Camp here.

The Last Lobster

The Wall Street Journal has favorably reviewed the latest book by Chris White ‘74, The Last Lobster: Boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery? saying that he "untangles the complex economics of the lobster industry with admirable clarity..." Read the review, listen to a podcast, and learn where you can order his books here.

Gilman Trio for Trilogy Lacrosse

Gilman Athletic Director Russell Wrenn ‘96 is shown with Trilogy Lacrosse CEO Ryan Boyle ‘00 and campers at Boyle’s lacrosse camp at Goucher College. Wrenn spoke to two different sessions of campers about the college recruiting process. Boyle founded Trilogy in 2005 with his Gilman and Princeton teammate, Rob Lindsey ‘00.

Ford Named Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year

Mac Ford '81 has scored The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year, after guiding Notre Dame Prep's Blazers to a 17-4 season and their first IAAM A Conference championship since 2003. Ford, a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame after his playing career with Gilman, North Carolina and the U.S. national team, has a 56-24 record in his four years with the Blazers. Read all about it here.

Emala v. Holman at MLL All-Star Game

Davey Emala '09 and Marcus Holman '09 pose with Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown '81 after the MLL All-Star Game. Marcus outscored his former teammate, but Davey's MLL All-Star Team got the better of Marcus' Team USA squad in a 15-14 overtime win. Read more about the game here, and about Marcus' and Team USA's quest for gold in the 2018 FIL World Championship here.

Going Out on Top

In his final year as head coach, Brian Doud '82 has led Birmingham's Mountain Brook Spartans to the state championship in high school boys lacrosse. His son, Sean, was a defenseman for the team until graduation this year. Read more in the Over the Mountain Journal.