Metro middle prep students headed to study science and math at Vanderbilt

Yesterday we told you about the 2014 graduating class from the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV). They are plenty smart and going to some seriously smart colleges.

Well, the class of 2018 isn’t looking too shabby, either. They come from middle schools all over town and are headed into one of the most rigorous and advanced high school programs in the country.

Twenty-six students from thirteen Metro middle preps have been selected for the SSMV Class of 2018. Students were selected on the basis of test scores, grades, personal essays, teacher recommendations, and in-person interviews.

Take a look at who they are and where they come from:

  • Bethlehem A. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • James A. – J.T. Moore Middle Prep, headed to Hillsboro High School
  • Megan D. – Oliver Middle Prep, headed to Overton High School
  • Eghosa E. – West End Middle Prep, headed to Hillsboro High School
  • Litzy E. – Croft Middle Prep, headed to Overton High School
  • Elizabeth G. – John Early Museum Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Kevin G. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Erna H. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Chaitanya K. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Austin L. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Cassady L. – DuPont Tyler Middle Prep, headed to McGavock High School
  • Kristi M. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Grayson P. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Jacob P. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Venkata P. – Rose Park Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Tobias R. – John F. Kennedy Middle Prep, headed to Antioch High School
  • Fletcher S. – Croft Middle Prep, headed to Antioch High School
  • Taylor S. – Bellevue Middle Prep, headed to Hillwood High School
  • Hailey S. – H.G. Hill Middle Prep, headed to Hillwood High School
  • Katelyn S. – Donelson Middle Prep, headed to McGavock High School
  • Casey V. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Stella V. – Croft Middle Prep, headed to Nashville School of the Arts
  • Mudi Y. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Youli Y. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School, headed to Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
  • Lu Z. – Meigs Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School
  • Daniella Z. – John Early Museum Magnet Middle Prep, headed to Hume-Fogg Magnet High School

The School for Science and Math (SSMV) at Vanderbilt is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University and Metro Schools. The SSMV offers high school students a four-year, interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities, where internationally recognized faculty are leading the way in diverse fields of scientific study.

The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is supported in part by a National Institutes of Health NCRR Science Education Partnership Award, by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and by the Metro Schools.

For more information, please visit http://theschool.vanderbilt.edu

Posted on May 22, 2014, in Community Partners, Schools, Students and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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