Congratulations Class of 2017!
On Sunday, June 4th the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute graduated 332 seniors and
||Class of 2017 at graduation
officially welcomed the Class of 2017 as Poly alumni! Just a few of the impressive class accomplishments include:
- The Class of 2017 had an astonishing FOUR valedictorians who all held 5.107 weighted and 4.0 unweighted GPA.
- The class of 2017 had a college acceptance rate of 99%.
- They received 800 acceptances to more than 130 colleges and universities, including Yale, Johns Hopkins, University of Maryland, Morgan State University and many, many more.
- 208 of the class took a total of 655 AP Classes.
- The class received more than $ 26.9 million in scholarships directly from institutions of higher learning.
- The class earned an incredible 69,351 hours of Service Learning.
As you can see, the Class of 2017 is a welcomed addition to the Poly legacy of excellence! Kudos '17!
BPI Foundation Scholarships Awarded
||2017 BPI Foundation Scholarship recipients
, the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Foundation hosted the
4th Annual Foundation Scholarship Reception
at Miss Shirley's Cafe in Roland Park. Thanks to the continued generosity of Poly Alumni, over $98,000 was awarded to more than 50 students! The BPI Scholarship Program helps make college obtainable, helps to decrease student debt, and ultimately inspires Poly alumni and students to help others and give back to the community. We certainly cherish ALL of our scholarship recipients and donors!
Poly Senior Named The Sun's Athlete of the Year
Well deserved congratulations go to Will Henderson '17, who was named
The Baltimore Sun's
male Athlete of the Year for his excellence in track and field at the 51st annual awards luncheon. Read more about his incredible athletic highlights and future plans
National Biotech Conference to Include Poly Junior
Junior Rebecca Brody is heading to San Diego, where she will be one of 15 national finalists presenting in the
. Brody's research is focusing on producing cells that could be used to replace blood vessels that were damaged by injury or disease. Best of luck, Becca!
Poly student & faculty selected for 2017 Bezos Scholars Program
Congratulations to Isaac Spokes '18 and World Language Chair Seniora Regina O'Neal for being selected to participate in the 2017 Bezos Scholars Program. Founded in 2005 by the Bezos Family Foundation, the Bezos Scholars Program provides a trip to the Aspen Ideas Festival in June to thirty exceptional high school students and educators from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy.
Following the week of learning and leadership development in Aspen, rising seniors and their educators return home to organize their own community change projects, known as Local Ideas Festivals. We can't wait to learn more from our Bezos Scholar and educator upon their return from Aspen and develop their Local Ideas Festival here at Poly!
Poly Music Department and STEP Team to preform at ARTSCAPE 2017!
Poly is pleased to announce that as part of the City Schools' performances, our very own marching band will perform at Artscape on
3pm - 3:45pm
in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Additionally, the "Extradition" step team will perform on
2pm - 2:45pm
in the Joseph Meyerhorf Symphony Hall. These performances will give Poly students the opportunity to showcase their talents to the more than 350,000 festival goers that are attracted by the largest free arts festival in America! For more information on the Poly performances at Artscape,
. Go Poly!