Scholarly Achievements

Steppingstone Scholars make an incredible impact in their schools, the greater Boston community, and beyond. Here’s a snapshot of what a few Scholars have recently accomplished.

  • Sean Chanicka ’08 (Milton Academy ’15, Harvard ’19) received the Milton Academy Henry Warder Carey ’39 Prize, which acknowledged his steady efforts, rigorous preparation, and concern for others.
  • Kene Aniagboso ’10 (BLA ’16) is interning at Massachusetts General Hospital through the MGH Scholars Program, and is also a member of the National Honor Society.
  • Angela Duong ’10 (BB&N ’17) started the club Hope for Justice, which promotes awareness of human trafficking.
  • Jameia Greene ’10 (John D. O’Bryant ’16) is interning at Massachusetts General Hospital through the MGH Scholars program. She is also part of MIT’s Amphibious Achievement initiative.
  • Ghiana Guzman ’10 and Mariane St. Juste ’10 (both Newton Country Day School ’17) are co-heads of the PRISM Committee (People for a Racially Inclusive Society of Multiculturalism).
  • Jerry Rodriguez ’10 (Boston Latin Academy ’16) received the Founders’ Award at Steppingstone’s “An Evening of Magic” Gala for demonstrating compassion toward his school and community.
  • Noima Khan ’11 (Canton High School ’17) was accepted into the DELVE program at MIT, which has enabled her to take AP Computer Science.
  • Edil Mohamed ’12 (BLS ’18) is a member of BLACK – Black Leaders for Aspiring Change & Knowledge.
  • Sumaya Ibrahim ’13 (Beaver Country Day School ’20) is President of the Student Council.
  • Estelle Luong ’13 (The Rivers School ’19) was selected to be part of the Rivers School Conservatory.
  • Adrian Calderon ’14 (Beaver Country Day School ’20) is part of Beaver’s Student Advisory Board.
  • Melissa Caro ’15 (The Winsor School ’22) was awarded the Four Pillars Award at Steppingstone’s “An Evening of Magic” Gala for embodying Steppingstone’s Four Pillars: Trust, Respect, Safety, and Support. She was featured on Winsor’s website.
  • Yosmar Melo ’15 (Boston Latin School ’21) is a member of the Talented and Gifted Latino Club at Boston Latin School.
  • Camila Montes De Oca, CSA Grade 6 (Thomas A. Edison K-8 School ’18) received the 25th Anniversary Award at Steppingstone’s “An Evening of Magic” Gala for showing perseverance and determination in academic and school-life endeavors. She also performed in the Urban Nutcracker.
  • Alvaro Amaya, Wandarley Antunes, Carmen Garay-Monteiro, Raul Hernandez, Julissa Maldonado, Mileina Noel, and Nathaniel Shevlin-Gabriel, all CSA Grade 8 (Edison School ’16) performed in the Winter Lights show at the Edison.