Richard Yang is a Coca-Cola Scholar!
Our selection is complete. From nearly 140,000 applicants from across the country to 1,936 Semifinalists to 253 Regional Finalists, we now have our 150 new Coca-Cola Scholars, and one is in your school.
To view the students selected, click here.
Several THS students placed yesterday at the regional Science and Engineering Fair of Metro Detroit. Grand Award winners were Matthew Dong and Pratham Soni. They will now compete at Intel ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair) in Pittsburgh in May. https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef
Amol Kirtane, Finsam Samson, Jason Zhang, and Marvin Jiang placed first. Yujie Wang placed second. These 5 students are all eligible to compete in the statewide Michigan Science Fair at Kettering University in April.
Freddie Zhao, Spencer Liu, Divya Aggarwal, and Dipika Rao placed third. Sara Huang, Shivani Konduru, Runxuan Jiang, and Priyanka Pulvender placed fourth. James Gu and Srijani Sengupta placed fifth.
Congratulations to these Juniors for PERFECT ACT scores! Renuka Murthi, Nathaniel Drasovean, David Kuang , Yongjin Nam, Finsam Samson, Yujie Wang, Jason Zhang
I am very pleased to let you know that Matthew Dong and Pratham Soni (both sophomores), are the Grand Prize Winners at the 2018 Science and Engineering Fair of Metro Detroit (SEFMD) held at the Cobo Hall this week. As a result they will now be competing at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at Pittsburgh in May.
DECA students competed this past weekend at the State Conference at Cobo Center in Detroit. Troy High had an outstanding showing with 22 students qualifying for International competition (listed below) in Atlanta this April.
We also had 54 out of the 64 students that attended & competed up on stage at the awards show to receive an award for either their test performance, role-play performance or placing as a finalist in their category. Troy High received 22 plaques for students continuing on to International competition, 34 yellow ribbon medals (signifying top placement for role-plays), 18 blue medals (signifying top placement for test scores) and 39 red-white-blue medals (signifying top placement in their category).
Muyang Wang also medaled in both the Mathematics & Economics Examinations, an extra competition that they offer at the State level.
It was a great day to be a Colt! If you see the students below, wish them luck for Internationals in Atlanta.
Students advancing to International Competition in Atlanta, Georgia:
Congratulations to James Ge, Rishy Peela, Anupam Gatta and Chakransh Kapasiya! They came in 6th place in the Michigan High School Chess Tournament.
Three Biology Competitions Club students are regional finalists for the South-East Michigan Junior Science & Humanities Symposium. Jason Zhang, 1st place regional JSHS finalist, Runxuan Jiang, 2nd place and Astha Dalal, 4th place regional JSHS finalist, have received invitations to participate in the 56th National JSHS to be held in Hunt Valley, Maryland, May 2 – 5, 2018.
Some non-Chinese heritage students participated in 2018 Michigan China Quiz Bowl at Schoolcraft College, sponsored by Wayne State University, and they did an amazing job. Please congratulate themon this great achievement!
Division I (Coach: Sue Lin)
4th Place Winners
Division II (Coach: Meiyu Chang)
2nd Place Winners
Jae Woo Kim
Division III (Coach: Meiyu Chang)
3rd Place Winners
Division IV (Coach: Sue Lin)
1st Place Winners
Yong Jin Nam
3rd Place Winners
The Troy Entrepreneur Club attended the Sesi Conference last week. Quinn Favret won first place for his business plan “Know Your Snow.” He also won first place for presentation skills when he presented before everyone.
Congratulations to Astha Dalal, grade 10. She presented her research, “Towards a Non-Invasive Measurement of Cancer Stem Cells,” during a scientific meeting of Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Heritage(MAPI). She won 2nd Place amongst the high school students.
Congratulations to Matthew Wang, Jason Zhang, Girish Muthumula, Hanson Wang, and James Gu. They just won the Science Bowl Championship title in the one and only region in Michigan over the past weekend. The team will be representing Michigan to compete in the national competition, sponsored by Department of Energy, during the last week of April.
Harikrishnan Sanil of Grade-10 had participated in the University of Toronto Model United Nations Conference, held in Toronto, Canada from Feb-08 through Feb-11. This year's conference was attended by nearly 1000 delegates from three continents. Hari was the Chinese Ambassador at the UN Security Council, working with other nations to adopt a two-state solution between Turks and Kurds and negotiating disarmament of biological weapons. Hari performed very well on all four days and won the "Best Delegate Award". The criteria for the award are: presentation skills, leadership quality, knowledge of topic, quality of contribution to debate, adherence to rules of procedure and country policy, quality of resolution, directive drafting and composure. Hari received a certificate along with a gavel and sound block at an Award Ceremony at University of Toronto.
Jonathan Wang, freshman, has recently qualified for the 2018 Junior Olympic Fencing National Championships this February in Memphis! Congratulations Jonathan! The Troy United Figure Skating Team had their second competition this week at the Suburban Macomb Ice Rink. The team medaled in five of their six competitions, taking second place in two events and third in three others. Currently the B team is in first place in the division. Their next competition is in February.
We were thrilled to learn that six THS juniors have achieved perfects scores on the ACT test! Congratulations to Nathaniel Drasovean, David Kuang, Yongjin Nam, Finsam Samson, Yujie Wang, and Jason Zhang.
We had an absolutely amazing day at District Competition for DECA this past Saturday at Lake Orion High School. 71 students competed representing Troy High and 64 out of 71 qualified to move on to State Conference & Competition at Cobo Center in mid-March.
We also had 41 of those students “Sweep” - which means they won every medal possible in their category (test score medal, role play score medal and state qualifying medal).
Grand totals for Troy High DECA:
“Sweep” Students (state qualifier medalist, test score medalist, role play score medalist):
Additional State Qualifying Students + Several Medaling in 1 Yellow/Blue as well (indicated):
Navneet Ramaduri, Swarith Reddy and Silas Yang all medaled for test scores and/or role play scores, but unfortunately did not qualify for state competition.
THS has 9 Siemens semi-finalists this year. The Siemens Competition is one is the most prestigious research competitions. The finalists will be announced soon. Here is the website, the list is an attachment on the bottom:
THS has 3 siemens finalists!
2016 - 2017 National Youth Arts Awards Announcement
As some of you may know, the Troy Theatre Ensemble enters our 2 shows each school year in the National Youth Arts Awards competition. The results of the 12th Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2016-2017 season were just released, and the Troy Theatre Ensemble earned 3 awards and 11 additional nominations!
Lead Actor in a Musical: Tyler Bouque as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls
Lead Actress in a Musical: Raagini Chandra as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls
Costume Design: Michael A. Gravame for Guys and Dolls
Lead Actor in a Musical: Sean Hodges as Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls
Lead Actress in a Musical: Annie Rowbal as Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls
Lead Actor in a Play: Tyler Bouque as Tom Newton in Who Am I This Time?
Supporting Actor in a Play: Ibrahim Isaac as Harry Nash in Who Am I This Time?
Supporting Actress in a Play: Bianca Bucholtz as Doris Sawyer in Who Am I This Time?
Supporting Actress in a Play: Emily Lourim as Catherine in Who Am I This Time?
Supporting Actress in a Play: Annie Rowbal as Gloria in Who Am I This Time?
Supporting Actress in a Play: Stefannie Savoy as Helene Shaw in Who Am I This Time?
Ensemble: Guys and Dolls
Choreography: Molly Zaleski for Guys and Dolls
Direction: Rick Bodick for Guys and Dolls
To see the full list of winners for this ceremony, click onhttp://www.nationalyouththeatre.com/news/news_nya_awards2017_eastern_matinee.asp.