Philip Brower

School Activities/Clubs: AP Physics; AP Economics; AP Biology; AP French; AP English; AP Chemistry; AP Calculus BC; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Statistics; Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth, math; UCI: multivariable calculus; Chess Club; Philosophy Club; Debate Club; physician's lab assistant, Newport Beach

Community: Community Assn.; academic mentoring in math, AP World History; Libertarian Party volunteer at fair show

Awards/Honors: AP World History Outstanding Achievement Award, 2010; California Scholarship Federation, member 2009-12; Corona del Mar High School Academic Letter with Honors for Academic Excellence, 2011; Corona del Mar High School Outstanding Achievement Award 2011: Recognition for Outstanding Achievement American Chemical Society for AP Chemistry and Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in AP U.S. History; E.I. Moore Award, 2009: staff members at Corona del Mar High School vote for freshman to seniors who are dependable, trustworthy, responsible and all-around good citizens; National Merit Scholarship Corp. commended, 2011; NMUSD "600" Club Perfect Score Award, 2009-10, perfect score in math and science on STAR tests; Principal Honor Roll: 2008-11; GPA 4.0 and above; Rensselaer Medal from CdMHS, 2011, recognition of outstanding individual achievement in chemistry and math; U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Competition, 2011: scored in top 5% qualifying to the national level at CdMHS, received honors for scoring in the top 152 out of 900 in the country

Hobbies/Interests: mathematics, science, politics, political humor, economics, statistical political analysis, models, golf, swimming and boating

College Plans: Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, USC

Scholarships: N/A


Spencer Christoff

School Activities/Clubs: AP English Literature; AP Calculus AB; AP Chemistry; AP U.S. Government and Politics; AP Economics; AP Spanish Language; AP Biology; AP U.S. History; AP World History; track and field freshman to senior year; cross-country freshman to senior year; Magic Shoe Foundation, vice president; Junior Statesmen of America

Community: 155 community service hours

Awards/Honors: Daughters of the American Revolution Award for Leadership; AP Scholar with Honor; California Scholastic Federation, six semesters; Principal Honor Roll, six semesters; Academic Letter with Honors

College Plans: Boston College, finance major

Scholarships: N/A


Matt Francini

School Activities/Clubs: AP Music Theory; AP World History; AP Biology; AP U.S. History; AP Spanish; AP Language; AP Calculus AB; AP Physics; AP U.S. Government and Politics; AP Economics; AP Psychology; AP Literature; Newport Corona del Mar Youth & Government, executive board member, treasurer; varsity letterman in cross-country, soccer and track; CIF Division 4 regional champion and CIF Division 2 state champion for soccer; 1st Team All League 11-12 soccer season; All League Honors 09-10 soccer; Daily Pilot Newport-Mesa Dream Team Player of the Year 2012; Music Teachers Assn. of California State Convention Performance, top 2% of students statewide, piano

Community: AYSO VIP Buddy, a program to help mentally and physically handicapped children play soccer; Music Teachers Assn. of California, Music Students Service League

Awards/Honors: National Hispanic Scholar; AP Scholar with Distinction; Principal's Distinguished Honor Roll; Academic Letter with Honors; completed advanced level certificate of merit on piano

College Plans: Stanford University