Awards and accolades
The following is a sample of the accolades won by BCA students during the 2017-2018 school year:
Culinary sophomore, for winning an international hospitality contest by preparing a video onHospitality in America. Student received a fully paid scholarship to a two-week hospitality program in Switzerland, including travel expenses and lodging
Nineteen students accepted into All-County Choir ensemble
Congratulations to 34 students who received commendations for their performance on the National French Contest (le Grand Concours)
Student teams placed in the 2018 New Jersey Science League. Physics team : 1st place in state; Biology team, 2nd place in state
Top scoring student in NJ for the World Food Prize Global Youth Summit. Student will attend the World Food Prize event in Des Moines and represent New Jersey while defending her proposal for addressing the issues of world food-insecurity
School team placed #1 best in State 9/10 Division Technology Student Association State Competition.
Student took 1st place in the grade 11-12 short story category of the "It's All Write!" Teen Writing Contest
Student was accepted into the NYU Journalism Workshop, and won an Instagram Fellowship
Student won 3rd place in the high school division of the Sarah Mook Poetry Contests
SecondStudent accepted into Aerie International, a magazine of student writing from all over the world.
Students won the top two divisions in the American Computer Science League competition
Students won Honorable Mention in the Jack London Writing Contest, a national story writing contest working off themes in Jack London's fiction
Student received a Certificate of Superior Writing, National Council of Teachers of English highest Achievement Award.
Student won 2nd place in Sejong Cultural Society's essay competition.
Semi-finalist for the LSSU High School Short Story Prize
Student won NJ Young Playwright Contest, and will have a professional staged reading of play
Students placed third in online Girls Go CyberStart competition placing third in the nation. To celebrate their victory, students were invited by the State Police to visit New Jersey's Cybersecurity center for a tour
Two Seniors awarded Silver Medals in the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition at the National level. Silver Medalists are considered in the top 1% of awardees
Titanium Knights Team 6203 won first place at the FIRST Robotics Mt. Olive District Event
Three students became semifinalists of probably the most prestigious national competition in Physics: US Physics Olympiad
Several students advanced to USA Mathematical Olympiads April 2018
First place Varsity Award in Debate
Thirteen students accepted into All-State Chorus
3rd place in 2018 Ithaca College High School Investment Competition
Fall production of Elektra received Foxy Award at Montclair Theatre Night
Student won 2018 USA Junior Mathematical Olympiad and was invited to the 2018 Math Olympiad Summer Program for training as a possible future member of the USA's team to the International Mathematical Olympiad