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Congratulations to Chase Brody, JB Brooks, Carter Capodanno, Riley Holcomb, Bryce Lloyd, Jalen Marshall, Kyle Morris, Kolt Pearce, Ke'Yon Torain, Ethan Villamater, Craig Williams, Christian Winborne, and Donovan Young.
Six Middle School students competed in the Math Counts State Competition, and three of them scored in the top 40.
Three Middle School students’artwork pieces have been selected to be showcased virtually in the annual Celebrating Through Art: The First Lady’s Mental Health Awareness Youth Art Display.
One fifth grader set a goal for himself to read all 20 selected books in the Maryland Black-eyed Susan Book Award program — and he did it.
Founded in 1906 in Maryland, the society aims to recognize scholastic achievement in secondary schools, focusing on areté (excellence), diké (justice), and timé (dignity, true worth, and honor).
Five wrestlers represented Gilman well at the 2022 NHSCA High School Nationals, with brothers Emmitt Sherlock '25 and Tyson Sherlock '24 walking away as first and second place finalists in their respective divisions.
Gilman tier 1, led by world champion sailor and team captain Luke Woodworth '23, took first place in A fleet, making it an outstanding inaugural Gilman sailing effort.
Sanjay Geevarghese ’23 received three “superior” ratings for his solo submission in the Maryland Solo and Ensemble Festival, an opportunity made available by the Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA). This is the highest designation.
Silo Kim ’23 won Outstanding Delegate in the General Assembly, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group at the 59th the North American Invitational Model United Nations (NAIMUN) conference.
Donovan Young '22 is ending his high school athletic career as a national champion after taking first place in the Boys Triple Jump Championship event at the New Balance Nationals: Indoor held over the weekend of March 13 in New York.
David Polsky ’23 has been selected to represent Reisterstown, Maryland, as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2022 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University in July.
Gilman’s varsity squash team traveled to Philadelphia to compete in the 2022 US High School Nationals in late February. Originally seeded #10 in the first division at Nationals, which consists of the top 16 teams in the country, they clinched the #9 position.
Fifth grader Matthew S. and his older sister Maggie, both accomplished violinists, have been performing benefit concerts for many years. The proceeds have benefited Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI).
Fourth graders Ethan S. and Gavi W. won two awards at the First Lego League Qualifier robotics competition, advancing them to the state tournament.
Danny Gallagher ’23 and James Mackrell ’23 won the varsity policy debate at the Pennsbury Falcon Invitational, which is part of the National Circuit for high school debate.
Gilman’s robotics teams must have really charged their batteries on Saturday, February 5 before competing at the First Chesapeake FIRST Tech Challenge Laurel Qualifier competition. Three of the five Gilman teams came away with awards.
Science teacher Mike Wallace, also known as Coach Wally, joined with sixth grader Asad to kick off a new series of small concerts in the Walter Lord Library.
Gilman’s freshman/sophomore robotics team, named DéJàva, won first place for the Control Award Middle River at the First Chesapeake FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) game, Freight Frenzy. The competition was held on Sunday, January 30.
Twenty-two students from Gilman’s Model UN club participated — and two were awarded — at the Yale Model United Nations (YMUN) virtual conference. Congratulations to Silo Kim ’23 (Outstanding Delegate) and to Manav Parikh ’22 (Honorable Mention).
Congratulations to Chase Brody (lacrosse) - United States Military Academy West Point; Bryce Lloyd (swimming) - Johns Hopkins University; Kyle Morris (lacrosse) - University of Virginia; Kolt Pearce (football) - Penn State; and Christian Winborne (basketball) - St. Joseph's University.