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CURRENT STUDENTS

ADAM LAZÍK

Gymnázium Š. Moyzesa High School in Ružomberok, Slovakia

  • Excellent, hard-working student with strong interest in physics, math and IT

  • 3.97 unweighted GPA

  • Interested in IT and science entrepreneurship

VERONIKA KUBISOVÁ

Gymnázium Terézie Vansovej High School in Stará Ľubovňa, Slovakia

  • Likes sports, teaches English to kindergarten students

  • Plays piano, ukulele

  • Youngest of 5 children. Parents are retired; brother is disabled 

ROBIN BOŠKO

Gymnázium Terézie Vansovej High School in Stará Ľubovňa, Slovakia

  • One of the best BMX Freestyle riders in Slovakia

  • Excellent English, studied at English bilingual school for 1 year

  • Loves animals and the environment – has a pet python at home

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

ALEX SEMAŇÁKOVÁ

Gymnázium P.O. Hviezdoslava High School in Kežmarok

2018/2019 at Richard King High School in Corpus Christi, TX

  • Worked in a bookstore – loves reading, drama and arts

  • Plays piano, guitar, ukulele, violin; sings in a choir

DOROTA MORAVČÍKOVÁ

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2018/2019 at Iowa High School in Lake Charles, LA

  • Participated at European and advanced to World Championships in dance

  • Interested in languages and creative writing

KRISTÍNA CINOVÁ

French bilingual Gymnázium High School M.R. Štefánika, Košice


2018/2019 at Mercy High School in Burlingame, CA

  • Speaks or knows basics of English, French, Hungarian, Russian, Roma and Slovak

  • Recipient of the Roma Education Fund scholarship

MATEJ UHRIN

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2017/2018 at LaGrange High School in Lake Charles, LA

  • President of Slovak Alliance of High School Students

  • Participated in student politics such as Model United Nations and Model European Parliament

SILVESTER LORENČÍK

Gymnázium P.O. Hviezdoslava High School in Kežmarok, Slovakia


2017/2018 at Prarie View High School in La Cygne, KS

  • First person within his family on a college path

  • A talent for languages: learned the basics of six, and mastered four languages

PETRA SEJKOVÁ

Gymnazium Dominika Tatarku High School in Poprad, Slovakia


2017/2018 at Kents Hill School in Augusta, ME

  • Graduated with a 4.2 GPA (weighted)

  • Started actively drawing and painting in the US

LUCIA NOVOTNÁ

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok, Slovakia


2016/2017 at Ashland High School in Ashland, WI

  • Studying graphic design at university in Czech Republic

  • Participated with her high school team at World School U18 Championship Basketball in Limoges, France

ADAM BRČEK

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2016/2017 at Paisley High School in Paisley, OR

PATRIK KURILLA

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2015/2016 at Carolina Friends School in Durham, NC

  • Pursuing an International Business & Management Degree in the Netherlands

  • Completed a 6 month internship at a biopharmaceutical company Amgen, where he was subsequently hired for 4 months

MARTIN LUPTÁK

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2015/2016 at Mesa Verde High School in Sacramento, CA

ZUZANA SLEZIAKOVÁ

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2009/2010 at Riverside High School in Durham, NC

  • Earned a Double master’s degree from CEMS at The University of Economics in Prague and International Management at Wirtschaftsuniversität in Vienna (2017)

  • Strategy intern at Adidas Hong Kong (2017)

TERÉZIA JAROŠOVÁ

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2008/2009 at Ashland High School in Ashland, WI

  • Bachelor’s degree at The Hague University, amongst top 5% of the class

  • Most recently earned a Master’s degree in International Business at Krems University, Austria

  • Since 2014 working at Neulogy Ventures

ZUZANA PETROVÁ

Gymnázium High School in Ružomberok


2007/2008 at Northern High School in Durham, NC

  • Had top GPA in class in high school

  • Master’s degree in Law from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia (2014), graduated in top 5%

  • Most recently earned Juris Doctor in Law from Comenius University (2017)