Magnet News: Summer 2014

At the end of the school year, the Gazette reported on several activities at Blair:

Many students won honors at the end of the school year and over the summer:

  • Huey Shih '14 was named a Presidential Scholar.

  • Adrienne Kehne '14 and Neil Gahart '14 were named to the Washington Post Spring All-Met Teams. Adrienne was First-Team All-Met in rowing, and Neil received an Honorable Mention in baseball. Another Blair graduate, Annie Pietenza '14, was also named Second-Team All-Met in softball.

  • Blair's team had the top score in Division 2 (second-year or higher Physics students) in the 2014 AAPT Physics Bowl competition. (pdf) Michael Winer '15 and Alexander Bourzoutschky '14 had the second and fourth-highest individual scores in Division 2.

  • MdBio Foundation named Neil Davey '14 the winner of the 2014 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge.

Silver Chips also reported on several activities:

    • A group of students led by science teachers Megan Hart, Eric Prange, and John Haigh III attended the X-STEM Conference in Washington, DC on April 24th.

    • Puzzlepalooza V was held on May 19-22, with more than 320 students participating on 19 different teams.