Academic Scholars gives students STEM experiences to support a rigorous curriculum.
Beaumont’s Academic Scholars Program offers academically talented students extended educational opportunities to augment Beaumont’s challenging and rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
Beaumont Academic Scholars
- Aspire to be successful in some of the most complex and competitive fields worldwide - technology, science and engineering.
- Participate in challenging learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom that enhance students’ knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in college.
- Experience a myriad of opportunities exploring complex subject matter such as industrial design, medical research, the law and coding.
- Build confidence and take responsibility for their future.
To be a Beaumont Academic Scholar a student must…
- Maintain a 3.8 cumulative grade point average.
- Enroll in at least two honors, AP, or IB courses per year.
- Meet or exceed the course requirements for students earning an honors diploma.
- Attend one school-sponsored Scholars field trip per semester.
- Work with a mentor to complete an independent study approved by the Scholars program director during junior/senior year.
- Participate in at least one academic contest or academic summer program per year - i.e. writing, science fair, speech, mock trial, JCWA, scholastics.
Here’s a look at what our Academic Scholars have done in 2017-18 school year:
- Ohio University “Business of Games” Summit
- University Hospitals Harrington Discovery Institute Summer Internships
- Field Trip to IKEA in Columbus with Veale Entrepreneurs and IB Design Technology Class
- Be@uTech to think[box] at CWRU
- Field trip to Hyland Software
- SPARK 2017 Women in STEM Conference at Cleveland Convention Center
- STEM Goes Red for Girls at MetroHealth
- NASA Glenn Research Center with MAGNET (focus on manufacturing and STEM in aerospace and aeronautics)
- Girls Who Code
- Rotary Club’s Project YESS (Youth Empowered to Succeed through Sailing)
- Robotics Team Construction at Christopher Tool in Solon
- Bioinformatics presentation by Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis
- Field trip to Morgan Conservatory for papermaking and paper marbling workshops
In addition,our Academic Scholars are selected to represent Beaumont School in the community at luncheons and special events that expose them to leaders in the business, civic, entrepreneurial and nonprofit community.