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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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Thomas Booker Wins Scholar Athlete Award

Thomas Booker '18 was one of six winners at the 55th Annual Scholar Athlete Awards Dinner, selected from 65 nominees in the Greater Baltimore region. The honor is well deserved. The three-sport athlete was an All-Metro first-team selection as a DE and two-time all-state selection. Thomas is a member of the National Honor Society and is VP of the senior class. He will play football and study economics at Stanford in the fall.

Pearce and Tydings to Defend Polo Championship

Parker Pearce '19 and Aiden Tydings '21 play on the #1-ranked Maryland team of the US Polo Association's Interscholastic League, which has once again won the SE regional title. They will defend their national title at Cornell University later this month.

Gilman’s Geography Champion Heads to State Bee

Arya Kazemnia ’24 is officially one of the top 100 geography students in Maryland. He has qualified to compete at the state level of the National Geographic Bee on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Silver Medal for John Theodore

John Theodore ’19 has won a silver medal in the ERG Sprints/World Rowing Championships. He placed second of 70 athletes in the Junior Mens Age 17 heat. In the U19 World Rowing Indoor Championship, John came in seventh out of 223 athletes.

Sawyer in the State House

Sawyer Lynch ’18 is serving as a page in the Maryland Senate this spring. He was one of 105 students selected for the Maryland Page Program during a competitive statewide selection process.

Gilman Lacrosse Guys

After the UNC v. Lehigh game, lacrosse fan Oden ’31 was surprised by Gilman alums/current UNC players Will McBride '14, Kevin Walker '15, Jack Halpert '15, and Andy Matthews '15, who presented him with a signed team shirt.

Green is Good

A recent Forbes article about Brown Advisory's Sustainable Growth Fund features "Prius-driving" co-manager David Powell '93.

Major League Lacrosse Commissioner

Major League Lacrosse (MLL) has selected Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown '81 has been selected as the second commissioner in the 18-year history of the league. Sandy's previous positions include president/CEO of One World Sports, president of Univision Sports, and managing director of both ESPN Asia and ESPN Star Sports.

Excellence in Ophthalmology

Dr. Suber Huang '76, president and founder of The Retina Center of Ohio in South Euclid, OH, is the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Jose Rizal International Medal from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO). The Jose Rizal Medal is given to an outstanding ophthalmologist who has demonstrated excellence in ophthalmology in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the organization's highest recognition for contributions to education and clinical care.

24 Hours of Humanities at JHU

Juniors Alex Lawson and Morgan Zinn have been selected by Johns Hopkins University for their Humanities Overnight Program. They will spend 24 hours on campus to meet students and professors in the Humanities Department, sit in on classes, and stay overnight in on-campus housing.

Long Jump Success

Mason Freeman '18 has been having a great year in track. Last month he took first place in the long jump at the Frostbite Invitational, ranking US #1 with with a mark of 23'7". Although he has been bumped to US #5 after a subsequent meet, he is now qualified for the New Balance Indoor National Championship in March and the Penn Relays in April. Stay tuned! Click here to watch the video of his long jump.

Studying San Francisco Bay

Andy Chang '96 is the lead author of a newly-published research article in the prestigious journal Global Change Biology. His work details the impact of changing climate in the San Francisco Bay on its marine species. Andy, a marine biologist, is the principal laboratorian at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's west coast branch. (SERC-West). Read more about his work in the SERC publication Shorelines.