Scholars for Week of June 4, 2012
T.C. Titan: Ryland Kepner
Academics: Advanced Engineering, Engineering Drawing, Carpentry 1, English 12, AP Calculus AB, U.S./Virginia Government and Earth Science
Extracurricular Activities: Engineering Club in 10th grade
Honors and Awards: Pre-Engineering Medal in ninth grade, academic letter in 10th grade, Honor Roll every year since second grade
Future Plans: Ryland wants to attend a college or university that offers an architectural program. He wants to build homes and offices that are innovatively designed and eco-friendly.
Interesting Notes: Ryland performed community service during the Big Event 2011. He worked as an ACPS Technology Services summer intern during the summer of 2011.
T.C. Titan: Michelle Avila
Academics: AP Government, AP Literature, AP Statistics
Extracurricular Activities: Fightin' Titans, Varsity Field Hockey manager, Varsity Girls' Lacrosse manager
Honors and Awards: "Theogony" sports editor, yearbook editor-in-chief
Future Plans: Michelle hopes to attend The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or the University of South Carolina to study sports management or journalism.
Interesting Notes: Michelle works at Old Navy
T.C. Titan: Shakia Taylor
GPA: 3.89 (end of 11th grade), 4.2 (current)
Academics: College Summit, Academy of Finance, Probability, Digital Photography, AP English, AP Government, Astronomy
Extracurricular Activities: Titan Ambassadors, National Honor Society
Honors and Awards: Honor Roll (ninth, 10th and 12th grades), certificate for passing the W!se Financial Literacy Test, Merit Roll (11th grade), certificate for completion of the National Endowment for Financial Education financial planning program
Future Plans: Shakia plans to major in international studies and minor in photography. She chose to go into these fields because she wants to combine her love for learning about different countries and cultures with her passion for photography.
Interesting Notes: Shakia enjoys photography and reading. She volunteers at the T.C. Williams Library and works as a teller at Commonwealth One Federal Credit Union.