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Each year, OCPS celebrates its "Super Scholars," those graduating seniors who were accepted into the nation's top 20 colleges and universities (as ranked by U.S. News and World Report) and U.S. service academies. 

Recognition SHOW

Watch the show (46:51), hosted by WFTV's Nancy Alvarez, that aired Tuesday, May 18. 

2021 Rankings

Top 20 National Universities

Princeton University, Harvard University, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, Stanford University, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, California Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, Duke University, Dartmouth College, Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Rice University, Washington University in St. Louis, Cornell University, University of Notre Dame and University of California Los Angeles.

Top 20 Liberal Arts Colleges

Williams College, Amherst College, Swarthmore College, Pomona College, Wellesley College, Bowdoin College, Claremont McKenna College, U.S. Naval Academy, Carleton College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Washington and Lee University, Grinnell College, Vassar College, Colby College, Davidson College, Haverford College, Smith College, U.S. Military Academy (West Point), Colgate University and Wesleyan University.

U.S. Service Academies 

Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy, and Merchant Marine Academy

2021 Super Scholars

Amherst College

• Ananda Santos Figueiredo, Cypress Creek
• Nicole Garcia, Cypress Creek
• Brianne LaBare, East River
• Eduardo Penaranda Romero, Freedom
• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee


Bowdoin College

• Imani Myers, Olympia
• Yanevith Pena, Winter Park


Brown University

• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee


California Institute of Technology

• Phuong Ton, Cypress Creek
• Diego Barros, Timber Creek
 

Carleton College

• Nicole Garcia, Cypress Creek
•Angelica Stewart, Evans
• Zaria Kelly, Oak Ridge


Colby College

• Mineily Rivera Nieves, Colonial
• Isabella Peña, Ocoee
• Janice Im, Olympia


Colgate University

• Jonathan Morris, Apopka
• Emily Maldonado, Cypress Creek
• Jesse Campbell, Freedom
• Justin Stewart, Timber Creek  

Columbia University

• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• Gabriel Ventura, Lake Nona


Cornell University

• Jonathan Peixoto, Cypress Creek
• Gavin Chuhak, Dr. Phillips
• Veronica Boahene, Dr. Phillips 
• Sydney Ihekwoaba, East River
• Lily Pham, Evans
• HaeJean Kwun, Lake Nona
• Geoffrey Miller, Olympia 
• Janice Im, Olympia
• Darian Lee, Wekiva
• Samantha Lambourne, Windermere
• Shanon Tang, Windermere

Dartmouth College

• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• Alina Nguyen, Edgewater
• Justin Lewis, Olympia
•Jack Cocchiarella, Winter Park

Davidson College

• Eduardo Penaranda Romero, Freedom
• Georgia Bernbaum, Winter Park


Duke University

• Austin Camacho, Apopka
• Kendall Lindsay, Apopka
• Julia Jamieson, Boone
• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• Anthony Ramirez, Cypress Creek
• AnnaLisa Hutchinson, Freedom
• Eduardo Penaranda Romero, Freedom
• Brianna Edwards, University
• Christian Arnold, Winter Park
• Jordan Gebaide, Winter Park
• Liane Xu, Winter Park


Hamilton College

• Imani Myers, Olympia


Harvard University

• Myles Wiley, Dr. Phillips
• Amber Wei, Windermere
•Julia Gendy, Winter Park

Haverford College

• Imani Myers, Olympia  


Johns Hopkins University


• Stacy Nozime, Apopka
• Jonathan Miranda, Cypress Creek
• Aashi Mendpara, Dr. Phillips
• Melanie Vazquez-Arroyo, Dr. Phillips
• Alina Nguyen, Edgewater
• Marwa Tazi, Freedom
• Ezinne Okonkwo, Lake Nona
• Ian Babler-Madrid, Winter Park
 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

• Ananda Santos Figueiredo, Cypress Creek
• Lleyton Elliott, Olympia
• Diego Barros, Timber Creek
• Liane Xu, Winter Park


Middlebury College

• Seif Alyosef, Freedom
• Tcherika Petit-Frere, Freedom 
• Alexis Morgan, Ocoee
• Deztinee Harris, Ocoee
• Richard Nguyen, Ocoee


Northwestern University

• Austin Camacho, Apopka
• Stacy Nozime, Apopka
• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• James Kim, Cypress Creek
• Jonathan Peixoto, Cypress Creek
• Luke Jordan, Dr. Phillips
• Roggernsy Jacotin, Wekiva 
• Zoey Hall, Windermere
• Steven Le, Winter Park
 

Pomona College

• Nicole Garcia, Cypress Creek


Princeton University

• Ananda Santos Figueiredo, Cypress Creek
• Jonathan Peixoto, Cypress Creek
• Malik Bigharassen, Freedom
• Christian Arnold, Winter Park


Rice University

• Austin Camacho, Apopka
• Julia Jamieson, Boone
• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee
• Shereena Johnson, Olympia


Smith College

• Isabella Peña, Ocoee   
• Bonny Matejowsky,  Winter Park
• Sadia Barua, Winter Park


Stanford University

• Caio Carcaioli Bonin, Freedom
• Penelope Baker, Olympia
• Julia Gendy, Winter Park


Swarthmore College

• Gabrielle Johnson, Winter Park


University of California – Los Angeles

• Jessica Cannella, Boone
• Radhika Subramanian, Dr. Phillips 
• Bruna Barbosa, Freedom
• Caio Carcaioli Bonin, Freedom
• Marwa Tazi, Freedom
• Danna Chacon, Lake Nona
• HaeJean Kwun, Lake Nona
• Sophia Murphy, Lake Nona
• Stephanie Ferreira, Timber Creek

 

University of Notre Dame

• Madison Heeney, East river
• Myalicia Green, East River
• Ayda Varela, Timber Creek
• Mark Metryoos, Timber Creek
• Timothy Du, Timber Creek
• Richard Reeth, West Orange
• Charles Schmitt, Winter Park
•Kate Schnitker, Winter Park

University of Pennsylvania

• Austin Camacho, Apopka
• Logan Fleming, Windermere


U.S. Air Force Academy


• Parker St. John, Boone
• Katherine Ruffing, Timber Creek
• Melina Thompson, Timber Creek


U.S. Coast Guard Academy

• Abigail Logan, Timber Creek



U.S. Military Academy at West Point

• Ayanna Bartley, Lake Nona
• Abigail Logan, Timber Creek
• Ashton Perez, Windermere
• Zachary Perez, Windermere


U.S. Naval Academy

• Greyson Crawford, Boone


Vanderbilt University

• Bergelanda Charlemagne, Apopka
• Taeler Bell, Apopka
• Kendall Lindsay, Apopka
• Julia Jamieson, Boone
• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• Suraiya Shiwnarain, Boone
• Ralph Francois, Cypress Creek
• Suhaah Nadir, Cypress Creek
• Aashi Mendpara, Dr. Phillips
• AnnaLisa Hutchinson, Freedom
• Danna Chacon, Lake Nona
• Ezinne Okonkwo, Lake Nona
• Dawn Royster, Timber Creek
• Nikhil Edouard, Wekiva
• Alex Allen, West Orange
• Christian Arnold, Winter Park
• Ian Babler-Madrid, Winter Park


Vassar College

• Siyeab Paek, Dr. Phillips
• Paola Torres, Cypress Creek 
• Sai Bhrugu Kondeti, Cypress Creek
• Nikhil Edouard, Wekiva

Washington and Lee University

• Roggernsy Jacotin, Wekiva
• Lakada Bryant, West Orange
• Georgia Bernbaum, Winter Park
• Kelly O'Grady, Winter Park


Washington University in St. Louis

• Mai-Ly Thompson, Boone
• Nickolas Jimenez, Boone
• Fabian Romero, Cypress Creek
• Zakaria Hanbali, Cypress Creek
• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee
• Jordan Oliver, Olympia
• Mariah Jacobs, Olympia
• Lakada Bryant, West Orange
• Jenny Chang, Winter Park
• Talya Cohen, Winter Park
• Felipe Frot, Winter Park


Wellesley College 

• Jaliyah Anthony, Freedom
• Isabella Peña, Ocoee
 

Wesleyan University

• Juan Morris, Freedom
• Alexis Morgan, Ocoee
• Janice Im, Olympia 

Williams College

• Eduardo Penaranda Romero, Freedom
• Jaliyah Anthony, Freedom
• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee
• Daedalus Fitzgerald, Windermere


Yale University

• Thomas Orozco, Jones
• Kelsie Williams, Ocoee
• Emily Borr, Wekiva