Thoreau Scholar Andrew Hong in the lab

Current Scholars

Each year, the Henry David Thoreau Foundation selects 8-10 exceptional Massachusetts high school students who plan to take a deep dive with their environmental studies. Browse this section to see current and previous years' Thoreau Scholars.

Class of 2018
Scholar High School College
Lucrecia Aguilar Newton South High School Rice University
Nolan Bishop Deerfield Academy Whitman College
Kelly Conway Newburyport High School Columbia University
Clio Macrakis Cambridge Rindge and Latin School MIT
Melody Spencer Massachusetts Academy of Math&Science Cornell University
Val Watson Norfolk County Agricultural High School University of Maine Orono
Zachary Zahner Malden Catholic High School Harvard College
Class of 2019
Scholar High School College
Laura Auerbach Tri-Country Reg Tech Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Sarah Brown Sabis International Charter School Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Matthew Cappucci Sturgis Charter School Harvard College
Camille DeSisto Boston Latin School Harvard College
Erik Fliegauf Hopkinton High School Harvard College
Evan Smith Chelmsford High School Yale University
Natasha Statz-Geary Manchester Essex Regional High School Tufts University
Class of 2020
Scholar High School College
Sofia Catalina The Bromfield School Northeastern University
Emma Conrad-Rooney Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School Wellesley College
Samantha Hagler Phillips Academy Cornell University
Olivia LaMarche Phillips Academy Bates College
James Monaco Brookline High School Hobart and William Smith College
Gilly Moore Algonquin Regional High School Middlebury College
Daniel Sherman Boston Latin School Harvard College
Nancy Wang Westford Academy Johns Hopkins University
Class of 2021
Scholar High School College
Zachary Bresnick Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Northeastern University
Gregory Brumberg Newton North High School Cornell University
Julie Goldberg Wachusett Regional High School Lehigh University
Cali Grincavitch Longmeadow High School Harvard College
Bimini Horstmann Newton South High School Davidson College
Erik Nakamura Brookline High School Cornell University
Yanni Pappas Sacred Heart High School Northeastern University
Skylah Reis New Bedford High School Harvard College
Margaret Slein Archbishop Williams High School Reed College