Twenty-Two Students Named Abroms Scholars

Twenty-two Indian Springs students received Andy Abroms Memorial Scholarships to participate in prestigious programs across the world during the summer of 2022.

The scholarships are made possible by the Andy Abroms Memorial Scholarship Fund, which provides resources for Indian Springs students to engage in meaningful and intellectually challenging summer experiences. The fund was established at Indian Springs in 1997 through a generous gift from Hal and Judy Abroms in memory of their son Andy Abroms ’77.

2022 Abroms Scholars include:

Lucy Craig ’23 | Harvard University: Pre-College Program
Lucy took a course exploring economics through an environmental lens by discussing how decisions made over the past decades have affected the environment.

Sophia Graham ’24 | Hillsdale College  
Sophia completed the course “Western Civilizations: View from Italy” a program designed to survey the remains of architecture, art, and culture through the study of politics and philosophy, travel, and exploration, leading to a better understanding of our own civilization and government.

Minh Ha ’23 | Johns Hopkins University
Minh attended “Explore Engineering Innovation,” a lab-based course exploring topics such as engineering design, materials, finance, electronics, and ethics.

Santiago He ’23 | University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Santiago attended a voice workshop featuring master classes in four repertoires in four different languages. He also attended a choral conducting workshop where he worked on basic pedagogy and introduction to conducting. 

Laurel Impello ’23 | The Experiment in International Living
Laurel completed “South Korea: K-Culture and Peacebuilding,” a 29-day visit to South Korea to study peacebuilding and conflict analysis in a unique and prominent location, in addition to language and cultural immersion.

Lillian Jacobs ’23 | The University of Colorado at Denver 
Lillian attended the LYNX National Arts and Media Camps, which gave her a chance to learn about the main aspects of the music industry, such as the music business, songwriting, performance, and recording arts.

Lawson Katz ’24 | Wake Forest University: Summer Immersion Program
Lawson attended the program’s “Sports Marketing Institute” to learn more about marketing, branding, communications, media, community relations, and facilities management in sports.

Shane Kau ’23 | Columbia University
Shane took “Introduction to Neuroscience: Understanding the Brain,” where he studied the brain functions and how the nervous system works, from individual synapses to the whole system working together. He also acted as a peer reviewer to learn how to critique professional neuroscientific papers.

Vickie Kim '23 | University of Notre Dame: Summer Scholars Program
Vickie completed the neuroscience program which was composed of class lectures and lab-based activities to help students research the brain, both from an academic and a hands-on perspective.
 
Richard Monk ’23 | Auburn University
Richard attended Auburn’s Aviation Camp; an exploration of different fields of aviation including aerospace engineering, commercial aviation, and aviation economics.

Elise Picard ’23 | Emory University
Elise attended the  “Human Rights and Global Justice Program,” a course using case studies and primary documents to explore the usage of the language around human rights and ultimately develop an action plan that addresses human rights issues in our own communities.

Phoebe Rominger ’23 | West PointSummer Leadership Experience
Phoebe attended the “Summer Leadership Experience,” an introduction to life in the military academy that included courses in ethics, chemistry, and kinesiology. 

Sydney Schneider ’24 | Philadelphia International Music Festival
Sydney took private lessons and master classes with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, teaching daily orchestral rehearsals, music theory, ear training classes, and chamber music.

Eason Shi ’24 | Yale University
Eason completed “Young Global Scholars,” a course that discusses the interconnection between philosophy, literature, and cultures. 

Nour Shoreibah ’23 | The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Nour attended a two-week course, “ID Tech Coding and STEM Summer Camps,” which introduced Python coding and its applications in machine learning during the first week, while the second week focused on blockchains and cryptocurrencies.

Sovan Shrestha ’23 | Wake Forest University: Summer Immersion Program
Sovan attended the program’s “Sports Medicine Institute” to learn about concussions, knee and shoulder injuries, pediatric sports medicine, prosthetic design, biologics, and regenerative medicine with the Wake Forest Orthopedic and Team Physician.

Cason Swaid ’23 | Columbia University
Cason took “Introduction to Neuroscience: Understanding the Brain,” where he studied the brain functions and how the nervous system works, from individual synapses to the whole system working together. He also acted as a peer reviewer to learn how to critique professional neuroscientific papers.

Elizabeth Tremblay-Cox ’24 | University of Rochester: Pre-College Program
Elizabeth attended courses discussing the pre-med experience and biomedical technologies. 

Carlton Wallwork ’23 | Harvard University: Pre-College Program
Carlton completed a course on economics that studied topics ranging from environmental economics to developmental economics.

Chloe Williams ’23 | Wake Forest University: Summer Immersion Program
Chloe attended the program’s “Law Institute,” which taught five different types of law through lectures, simulations, case study discussions, and guest speakers.

Madeleine Williams ’23 | CIEE Summer Abroad Program
Madeleine spent a month in Amsterdam studying LGBTQ+ rights, issues, and advocacy, which included cultural immersion and opportunities to enhance an understanding of gender and sexuality history, immigration, race, ethnicity, religion, and how it affects modern Dutch identity.

Yusuf Zengul ’24 | Johns Hopkins University
Yusuf attended “Explore Engineering Innovation,” a lab-based course exploring engineering design, materials, finance, electronics, and ethics.

Congratulations to all of our Abroms Scholars! 
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