Thoreau Scholar Andrew Hong in the lab

Previous 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 2002
Scholar High School College
Robin Gibson Turner Falls High School University of Massachusetts
Class of 2003
Scholar High School College
Stacy Barron-Minahane Plymouth North High School Bowdoin College
Lauren Bliss Attleboro High School Colby College
Stacie Bush Quincy High School Northeastern University
Paula Deardon-Kulis Westford Academy MIT
Scott Ellis Apponequet Regional High School American University
Laura Gallant The Bromfield School Cornell University
Justin Kenney Somerset High School University of Vermont
Matthew Norton Barnstable High School Cornell University
Sarah Zerbonne Weymouth High School Colby College
Class of 2004
Scholar High School College
Benjamin Abadi Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School Stanford University
Caitlin Hicks Pries Longmeadow High School Middlebury College
Ashley Johnson Newman School Wellesley College
Stephanie Kassoy Swampscott High School University of Virginia
Sue Kim Wayland High School Cornell University
Nicole Nichols Wayland High School University of Massachusetts
Louisa Pitt Milton Academy Williams College
Jonah Stinson The Williston Northampton School Whitman College
Shannon Stone Worcester High School NYU
Class of 2005
Scholar High School College
Teresa Aubele-Futch East Bridgewater High School Southampton College
Vanessa Carr Lexington High School Columbia University
Nicole Desrosiers-Chavez Barnstable High School Duke University
Jennifer Dziubeck Ashland High School Connecticut College
Christopher Golden Cohasset High School Harvard College
Matthew Looft Leicester High School University of Vermont
Nicolas Malizia Hudson High School Clark University
Kerri Murphy Somerset High School Northeastern University
Kehinde Oshodi Presentation of Mary High School Northeastern University
Max Piana Mohawk Trail Regional High School Wesleyan University
Julia Porter Silver Lake Regional High School Harvard College
Jonathan Rainey Cathedral High School College of the Holy Cross
Andrew Riely Newton South High School Macalester College
Rabbi Shoshana Meira Schachter Newton North High School Oberlin College
Lani Stinson Mount Greylock Regional High School Bates College
Class of 2006
Scholar High School College
Charles Anderson Cohasset High School Bowdoin College
Nicholas Chmura Coyle and Cassidy Memorial High School Cornell University
Christopher Cosgrove Hopkinton High School Duke University
Monica Dauphinais Millbury High School Fairfield University
Elizabeth Hadzima Milton Academy Dartmouth College
Sorrell Hatch Turners Falls High School Cornell University
Jonah Kolb St. John's Preparatory School Dartmouth College
Gloria McCahon Amherst Regional High School Rice University
Melanie McCandless Concord-Carlisle High School Tufts University
Jenna Morrison Plymouth South High School Colby College
Emily Russell-Roy Milton Academy Williams College
Class of 2007
Scholar High School College
Alisha Holland Amherst Regional High School Princeton University
Lindsey Larson Masconomet Regional High School Dartmouth College
Ross Lieb-Lappen Cohasset High School Middlebury College
Caitlin Littlefield Phillips Academy Middlebury College
Emily McAteer Concord-Carlisle High School Brown University