High School

I know that it is not pertinent, but here is some stuff from high school. I put this section in here to keep my kids in line. Every kids knows that he or she is way smarter than his or her parents. When my kids get to high school, we'll start comparing...

  • National Merit Finalist
  • Honors Group, Westinghouse Science Talent Search (prestigious group of 300 out of 15,000 entries)
  • First Place in Physics, state-wide Virginia Academy of Sciences competition
  • Winner, Virginia Science Talent Search
  • Winner, Greater Washington DC Science Talent Search
  • Major W. Catesby Jones Award, given each year by the Virginia Academy of Sciences to the high school senior in the state of Virginia who they think "shows the most promise as a research scientist"
  • Grand Award, science fair at the high school
  • First Place, regional science fair (only the Grand Award at the regional went to state...)
  • Army Bronze award, regional science fair
  • National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society
  • Second Place, Junior Varsity division, high school regional debate, Wheaton, MD
  • Selected by my high school to be its delegate to Boys' State of Virginia
  • Selected by my high school to be a delegate to National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Washington, DC
  • East Carolina University - National Science Foundation - Summer Science Training Program - Summer, 1976
  • More than a full semester of credit awarded at University based on AP and achievement test results