Four BHS Seniors Receive Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Awards

Four BHS Seniors Receive Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Awards
Supt Award

The Brockton Public Schools is thrilled to share that four Brockton High School seniors recently received Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Awards for demonstrating academic excellence throughout their high school careers. The students were honored in the Red IRC on Monday, November 15.

Please join us in congratulating our honorees.

Ren Long

Unafraid of a challenge, Ren Long is enrolled in the high school’s Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses. He is a valued member of the Concert Band and Marching Band, most impressively making the transition from flute to trombone in seventh grade.

In addition to his love of the performing arts, Ren has found a creative outlet in the visual arts. He recently began designing a digital comic in his spare time. He also taught himself calligraphy.

Ren is also involved in C5, a five-year journey of self-discovery. As part of C5, Ren completed a weeklong, 33-mile hike through the North Cascades in Washington.

Ren was the recipient of the Yale University Book Award in spring 2021.

Christian Nichols

Christian Nichols is enrolled in the high school's International Baccalaureate program and Advanced Placement courses. He seeks to challenge himself by taking various Computer Science courses.

In spring 2021, Christian won a $50,000 Frederick P. Fish Patent Award for his submission to the International Science and Engineering Fair. Christian designed an artificial intelligence model which can identify fossils during field expeditions. Christian spent three months designing his project in Tensorflow, an end-to-end open source platform for machine learning. He was one of 14 Massachusetts students to be selected for the ISEF after coming in third place at the Regional South Shore Science Fair.

The patent award covers all of the legal fees and services required to patent his invention by Fish and Richardson, an international patent firm.

Christian was the recipient of the Williams College Book Award in spring 2021.

Emily Ta

Emily Ta is enrolled in the high school’s rigorous International Baccalaureate program. She is part of the Mayor’s Youth Council, the Brockton SPARK program, and is a student representative to the School Committee’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee. She also participated in the interview process for the district’s new Executive Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Emily participated in the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Biotech Apprenticeship program which matches high school students with opportunities to promote technical knowledge and professional skills.

Beyond her academic interests, Emily is a self-described freelance artist. She served as Painting Executive for the 2021 school musical and runs an art blog in her free time.

Emily was the recipient of the Harvard University Book Award Recipient in spring 2021.

Alyce Watt

Alyce Watt is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program and is a member of the National Honor Society. Her outstanding performance in her Chinese courses has earned her membership into the Foreign Language National Honor Society.

Alyce is a member of the Field Hockey team and of the Envirothon Club. Outside of school, she is an equestrian and a member of the Holly Grove Equestrian Center where she spends her summers and weekends working and riding.

Alyce was the recipient of the Wellesley College Book Award Recipient in spring 2021.

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