2016-2017 Accolades

Awards and accolades


The following is a sample of the accolades won by BCA students during the 2016-2017 school year:

Regeneron Science Talent Search First Prize Winner

National finalist in 2017 Neuroscience Research Prize. Project: Exosomal miR-124a: Novel Translational Astrocyte Repair in Reactive Astrogliosis in vitro

Second and third places in 7th World Mathematics Team Championship, Seoul, South Korea; four gold medals in individual round for outstanding achievement, placing in top 10% of all participants in Advanced Division

First place in Genre Category and Honorable Mention in Literary Category in 2 nd  Annual Ringling College of Art & Design Storytellers of Tomorrow High School Creative Writing Contest

First place in Lincoln Douglas Invitational Tournament in Debate

First place in State Final of NJ Science Olympiad; 23 individual medals

Four students chosen in the All-State Band auditions

BCA Team in finals of 2017 Panasonic Creative Design Challenge

Coca-Cola Scholar from 86,000 applicants

Second and fourth places in Regional Chess tournament

New York State Math League championships: six perfect scores

Finalist for Bluefire's $1000 for 1000 Word Creative Writing Contest

Silver Medal in short story category in NJ Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) High School Writing Contest

Silver Medal in Essay category, NJCTE

Gold Medal in Poetry, NJCTE

Play, Hot Dogs and Feminism, chosen for production in 2017 NJ Young Playwrights Festival

Twenty-four medals at New Jersey SkillsUSA Championships

BCA SkillsUSA Chapter iChapter of Distinction - model of excellence at the Gold level

National French Contest (le Grand Concours): Seventeen medals and nineteen honorable mentions

BCA Quiz Bowl team compiled a record of 10-5, winning five straight elimination games and finished tied for 15 th highest-ranking New Jersey school in tournament

Debate wins for BCA team: 1st Place Varsity Award, Varsity Program, JV Program and Overall Program

First Place winners of inaugural Oncology Olympiad sponsored by The Cancer Institute of NJ

Student won The Patricia Goedicke Poetry Award from Aerie International, an international publication of student writing

Student elected Lieutenant Governor of the Mid-Atlantic Region of JSDA organization

Student elected as Statesperson of the Year, highest individual student recognition award within organization

BCA JSA was selected as Chapter of the Year, highest chapter recognition award within organization