Meet Tom Tang '19

From Shanghai, China, Tom Tang came to Saint James School in his third form year.  He made a smooth transition from his school in China and feels he made more close friends being in the Saint James community.

“My middle school in China was a day school and you just go to class together,” he said. “But here, you live with everyone and really get to know them and become really close. Especially if you get involved or do sports, like I was on the wrestling team, and everyone was like brothers.”

In addition to being a member of the varsity wrestling team, Tom was on the tennis team, played saxophone in the wind ensemble, was in the Maker Club, and was a member of the Saint James Chapel Choir.

On Prize Day, Tom received a State of Maryland Merit Scholastic Award Certificate.  

In the fall, Tom will attend the University of Southern California where he plans to major in industrial engineering while possibly also studying business.  He said he will most miss the people he has come to know during his time at Saint James.

His advice for new students is to, “follow the rules and make the most of your time here.”

Class of 2019 Matriculation

The 54 members of the Class of 2019 were accepted to 173 colleges and universities and will matriculate to 48 institutions in 18 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and the United Kingdom. The college guidance office strives to find the best fit college for each student, as evidenced by the fact that 83% of this year's graduates will be the only one from their class to attend their chosen college or university.

Allegheny College

American University

Boston College

Boston University

Brown University

Colgate University

Davidson College

Delaware Tech

Drexel University

Elon University

Ferrum College

Georgetown University

Georgia Institute of Technology

Gettysburg College

Hampton University

Haverford College

James Madison University

Louisiana State University

Michigan State University

Mount Allison University

New York University

Newberry College

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

Randolph-Macon College

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rochester Institute of Technology

Savannah College of Art and Design

St. John Fisher College

St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Towson University

University of Alabama

University of Calgary

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

University of Detriot, Mercy

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of Pittsburgh

University of Portland

University of St. Andrews (Scotland)

University of Southern California

Washington and Lee University

Washington University in St. Louis

Wellesley College

West Virginia University

Wilson College

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