"Be yourself, be gracious, be Gilman." - Quinn Beagle '19
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Members of the Class of 2019 engaged in a workplace internship with an adult mentor called a Senior Encounter, the capstone of each senior's Gilman experience. Read about their experiences here.
The Red Cross Club works to install 100+ smoke detectors.
More than 70 of our classics students who took the 2019 National Latin Exam have earned awards. Seniors Jefferson Arthur and Morgan Zinn have each won a book award for five gold medals. Seniors Will Dowling, Aidan Holmgren, and Noah Jun, and juniors Justin Bai and Stefan Velculescu, each won a book award for four gold medals. Congratulations to all of our awardees, who demonstrate that knowledge is monumentum aere perennius.
Ibrahim Ashruf '20 was honored by the Archdiocese of Baltimore for volunteering more than 100 hours of service with the group TeCanal.
Morgan Zinn '19 has been selected as a semifinalist in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students. He is one of only 11 semifinalists from Maryland. Well done, Morgan!
Jack Paternotte ’27 has won the Mid-Atlantic Squash Championship for under-11 players. He is ranked #1 in the state for his age group and #41 in the U.S. Jack always plays in his Gilman gear and proudly represents the School. He is known by players and parents as a gentleman on and off the court. Well done, Jack!
In their efforts to support their special needs siblings, senior Grant Emry, junior Taylor Classen, and sophomore Cole Emry are bringing awareness of and support for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities by organizing a Gilman Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge group and have now launched a Best Buddies chapter. Learn more here.
Seniors Clark and Will Dowling are National Merit Scholarship award winners. The brothers will each receive a scholarship of $2,500 for the college of their choice. Clark has settled on UPenn; Will has not yet decided but is leaning toward Dartmouth. National Merit Scholars are an elite group. Of 1.6 million entrants, Clark and Will are among 2,500 awardees that were chosen from 15,000 finalists.
Kofi and Amir Whitehead are included in the New York Times story "Generation Z: In Their Own Words." The newspaper selected 995 young people from around the country. See Kofi (Class of '19) here. See Amir (Class of '21) here.
Middle School students share pieces of themselves in the Box Portrait Project.
Gilman hallways aren't the only place you can see featured art from our talented students.
Senior Jalen Rucker has surpassed Cyrus Jones ‘12 to become Gilman Basketball’s all-time leading scorer. Click here for details and the list of the school’s all-time leading scorers.
Hank Bethel '19 was one of 69 high school scholar-athletes honored by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in March. Scholar-athletes are selected primarily for their ability on the football field and in the classroom. Other factors taken into consideration include extracurricular activities, leadership, and community activities. In the fall the multi-sport athlete will head to Bucknell University, where he will play lacrosse.
Will Gildea ’19, Adam Masom ’20, Ben Thomas ’20, Ian Raley ’21, and Antonio Mendez-Trendler ’21 played in the South Florida Water Polo Tournament as members of the Naval Academy Aquatic Water Polo Team over Presidents' Day Weekend 2019.
Seventh graders Travis Lee Dutton, Aman Garg, and Jesse Zhong scored sixth of 21 area independent schools in the Johns Hopkins University Tower of Power competition with a tower of 139 cm. Well done!
Congratulations to Beck Wittstadt ‘21, who took first place the sophomore 800 at the Ocean Breeze Invitational, setting a meet record of 2:00.33. His current national rank is fourth in the sophomore 1600 and eighth in the sophomore 800. His 1600 time of 4:26.00 was set at MIAA Championships earlier in January.
Arjun N. ’23 developed a plan and led a clothing drive for needy families. He and members of the Student Council collected and delivered 50+ bags of gently used clothing for the Franciscan Center of Baltimore.