Blair Magnet News: Summer 2019
Math Olympiad: Daniel Zhu earned a perfect score and won a gold medal as part of first place Team USA at the 2019 International Mathematical Olympiad in England!
The It's Academic Team (Ian Rackow, Anson Berns, and Sophia Weng) won the 2019 It's Academic Super Bowl, Blair's third straight championship!The Quiz Bowl team finished in 4th place at the 2019 PACE National Scholastic Championship (@BlairQuizBowl)
Naveen Durvasula won 3rd place for his poster at the 2019 National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
Kevin Qian won a Second Award of $1,500 for his physics project at the 2019 International Science and Engineering Fair.
Blair's three Science Talent Search finalists were interviewed for Silver Chips: Not Your Average Competition
National Merit Scholarships:
Jonathan Berkowitz, Patrick Kim, Shwetha Kunnam, Jenny Mei, Alice Turnham, and Megan Xiao won $2,500 National Merit Scholarships. (MCPS)
Allison Rose Borton, Soumith Gadila, and Reethi Padmanabhan won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. (MCPS)
Elena Elman won a National Merit Scholarship from the University of Rochester; Lily Kirsch won a scholarship from Grinnell College; and Cindy Liu, Kristi Ng, Catherine Rodriguez, and Sally Zhao won scholarships from the University of Maryland. (MCPS)
More Awards and Accomplishments:
The Montgomery County ARML team won 8th place overall at the 2019 American Regions Math League.
The Cybersecurity Team won Radford University's RUSecure CTF Competition in April. (Roanoke Times)
Senior Research: Ms. Bosse is visiting seniors at their labs this summer, and sharing photos on Twitter.
Top College Destinations for the Class of 2019
University of Maryland, College Park (36), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (6), Carnegie-Mellon (6), University of Michigan (4),
Princeton (3), Cornell (3), UC Berkeley (3), UMBC (3); and 2 each at Stanford, Caltech, UCLA, Grinnell College, U.Chicago, Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins, Yale, NYU, Columbia, and U.Penn.