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Gilman Celebrates Awards Day 2023

During Upper School's annual Awards Day Ceremony on Monday, May 15, the following Gilman students were recognized for achieving excellence in various pursuits, including academics, athletics, the arts, and services.

Gilman Students Victorious at Battle of the Books

Teams of fifth through eighth grade students competed in the Battle of the Books against several area independent schools on Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2, hosted at Beth Tfiloh. Several Gilman teams claimed victory!

They Came, They Saw, They Conquered

The Upper School Classics Club won its division quiz bowl-style competition at the Maryland Junior Classical League State Convention over the weekend of April 29-30. Congratulations!

Hounds Have Strong Showing at Penn Relays

The Hounds had a strong showing at the Penn Relays on Thursday, April 27 with Cam Brown '25 finishing fourth in the Long Jump Championship, one relay team finishing third in the 4x400, and another finishing second in their heat.

Ian C. and Irfan P. at Magnus Chess Academy State Championship

Fourth graders Irfan P. and Ian C. competed at the Magnus Chess Academy's Maryland State Championships held on Saturday, April 15. Irfan won second place in the elementary school category; both boys won fifth place for Gilman as a school. Congratulations, Irfan and Ian!

12 More Students Inducted into Cum Laude Society

With 24 seniors seated on stage, their parents proudly watching, and Upper School students and faculty in attendance, Head of School Henry P. A. Smyth gave opening remarks at the Cum Laude Society induction ceremony on Monday, April 17. He shared with the audience that the group sitting before them, with regard to academic standing, represents the top 20 percent of their class.

Tyson Sherlock, Emmitt Sherlock

Tyson Sherlock '24 (132) finished first and Emmitt Sherlock '25 (145) placed third at the National High School Coaches’ Association National Wrestling Tournament over the weekend of March 24-26 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.