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2018 Transamerica Scholastic Junior All-America Team

The AJGA uses an adjusted GPA scale to systematically compare applicants. GPAs listed below represent this adjusted GPA.

Boys Team

  • Connor Belcastro

    Rowayton, Conn. (2019)
    GPA: 4.66
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: T5, Circle K Junior Championship hosted by Otter Creek
    Community involvement: Volunteer counselor for The First Tee of Metropolitan New York, distribution volunteer at Bridgeport Rescue Mission, writing skills tutor, editor-in-chief of school’s literary magazine

  • Muzzy Donohue

    Mendota Heights, Minn. (2019)
    GPA: 4.58
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: 7th, Lockton Kansas City Junior
    Community involvement: Commanding junior officer of military prep school, group leader and mentor for church program, member of campus ministry, captain of varsity golf team, member of varsity hockey team

  • Max Farley

    Orland Park, Ill. (2020)
    GPA: 5.14
    SAT: 1500; ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: T8, D.A. Points Junior Championship sponsored by Pekin Insurance and UnityPoint Health
    Community involvement: Member of National Math Honor Society, math tutor, captain of varsity golf team, volunteer assistant with The First Tee of Greater Chicago and PGA Junior League, volunteer in marketing and promotion of run/walk supporting scholarships and colon cancer research

  • Vijay Jain

    Plano, Texas (2019)
    GPA: 4.33
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: T6, Amino VITAL® Junior Championship
    Community involvement: Youth basketball coach, volunteer for youth Taekwondo tournament, middle school orchestra set-up, helped with friend’s Eagle Scout Project

  • Chris Kim

    Cary, N.C. (2019)
    GPA: 4.75
    SAT: 1550
    Best 2018 finish: 9th, Junior Golf Hub Championship presented by John D. Mineck Foundation
    Community involvement: National Technical Honor Society member, volunteer coach at The First Tee of the Triangle, founder and president of high school Economics and Finance Club, volunteer for junior golf camps

  • Brian Li

    (China) Warren, N.J. (2019)
    GPA: 4.56
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: Champion, AJGA Philadelphia Junior
    Community involvement: Tour guide at boarding school and student monitor working to run dorms and coordinate between teachers and students

  • Josh Lundmark

    Hinsdale, Ill. (2019)
    GPA: 4.59
    SAT: 1440; ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: T7, Natural Resource Partners Bluegrass Junior presented by BrickStreet Insurance
    Community involvement: Volunteer at Wellness House of Hinsdale, volunteer at Winter Wonderfest for underprivileged families, volunteer at food pantry, member of high school Peer Jury club

  • Harrison Ornstein

    Naples, Fla. (2019)
    GPA: 4.42
    SAT: 1550
    Best 2018 finish: 5th, Daniel Berger Junior Championship
    Community involvement: Leadership Links participant raising money for local Alzheimer’s Association, peer tutor, National Science Honor Society, intern at Religious Action Center, co-captain of varsity golf team

  • Max Wang

    (Canada) Brampton, Ontario (2019)
    GPA: 4.90
    SAT: 1540
    Best 2018 finish: T2, WinCraft / McArthur Towel & Sports Future Legends
    Community involvement: Executive member on athletic council, founder and team captain of competitive math team, member of youth orchestra, high school mentor

  • Edward Wu

    Temple City, Calif. (2019)
    GPA: 4.36
    SAT: 1530
    Best 2018 finish: Champion, AJGA Gary Woodland Junior Championship
    Community involvement: Teacher aide and volunteer for chess classes

  • Adam Xiao

    Manhasset, N.Y. (2019)
    GPA: 4.78
    SAT: 1570
    Best 2018 finish: 2nd, Junior Golf Hub Championship presented by John D. Mineck Foundation
    Community involvement: Captain of varsity golf team, volunteer coach at The First Tee of Nassau County, editor-in-chief of high school newspaper, National Honor Society Treasurer

  • Dee Xie

    (Canada) Toronto, Ontario (2019)
    GPA: 4.43
    SAT: 1530
    Best 2018 finish: T4, FORE Performance Junior Championship
    Community involvement: President of Model United Nations Club, co-president of debate club, captain of varsity golf team, member of lab management team

Girls Team

  • Ashley Zi-Tong Au

    Westerville, Ohio (2019)
    GPA: 4.84
    ACT: 34
    Best 2018 finish: T5, Strategic Communications / Justin Thomas Junior Championship presented by Phocus
    Community involvement: National Honor Society member, French National Honor Society member, math tutor, volunteer at middle school golf matches

  • Madelyn Jones

    Austin, Texas (2019)
    GPA: 4.24
    ACT: 33
    Best 2018 finish: T4, AJGA Girls Championship
    Community involvement: Member of National Charity League as council representative and programs assistant, community volunteer working with homeless and low-income residents

  • Lauren Lehigh

    Loveland, Colo. (2019)
    GPA: 4.61
    SAT: 1430
    Best 2018 finish: 3rd, AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior
    Community involvement: Volunteer for the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado, team captain for Hale Irwin Player Program, captain of varsity golf team, literacy tutor for elementary students, volunteer with Wreaths Across America, helped build a Habitat for Humanity house, works as a guide for veterans as part of Fly Tying and Fishing program volunteer

  • Amanda Levy

    Bethesda, Md. (2019)
    GPA: 4.96
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: 5th, Amino VITAL® Junior Championship
    Community involvement: Captain of co-ed varsity golf team, class delegate for high school student government, mentor as part of the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf eLeader program, volunteer with special needs swim program

  • Selina Li

    Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2019)
    GPA: 4.68
    ACT: 34
    Best 2018 finish: 3rd, AJGA Championship presented by Stuart Francis, Princeton Varsity Golf ‘74
    Community involvement: Co-chair of St. James Charity Golf Tournament, co-captain of varsity golf team, math and science tutor, vice president of high school Habitat for Humanity club

  • Celine Niu

    Newport Beach, Calif. (2019)
    GPA: 4.58
    ACT: 34
    Best 2018 finish: T1, AJGA Preview at Brookhaven
    Community involvement: Volunteer for public library with children’s summer reading program, Leadership Links participant raising money for the American Heart Association

  • Kaylee Sakoda

    Cypress, Calif. (2019)
    GPA: 4.45
    SAT: 1470
    Best 2018 finish: 3rd, AJGA Gary Woodland Junior Championship
    Community involvement: Leadership Links participant raising money for the AJGA’s ACE Grant Program and the American Diabetes Association, golf camp volunteer

  • Brooke Seay

    Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. (2019)
    GPA: 4.57
    SAT: 1410
    Best 2018 finish: T2, Thunderbird International Junior
    Community involvement: Volunteer instructor/mentor at The First Tee of San Diego/Pro Kids, tutor for elementary students, captain of varsity golf team, volunteer at FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competitions

  • Gabrielle Shieh

    Carlisle, Mass. (2020)
    GPA: 4.67
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: 4th, Junior Golf Hub Championship presented by John D. Mineck Foundation
    Community involvement: Volunteered to make a website and help run a charity event in her community for a fallen police officer, co-captain of co-ed varsity golf team, volunteer at Open Table

  • Alexis Sudjianto

    Charlotte, N.C. (2019)
    GPA: 4.61
    ACT: 35
    Best 2018 finish: T3, D.A. Points Junior Championship sponsored by Pekin Insurance and UnityPoint Health
    Community involvement: Volunteer at science and technology museum, participant in holiday gift donation program, volunteer at church with food pantry, raises money and awareness for traveling library in Indonesia

  • Annie Sun

    (Canada) Beijing, China (2019)
    GPA: 4.22
    SAT: 1440
    Best 2018 finish: T3, Killington Junior Golf Championship
    Community involvement: Captain of varsity golf team, volunteer raising donations and teaching English to kids in Beijing

  • Michelle Wong

    La Habra Heights, Calif. (2019)
    GPA: 4.47
    SAT: 1410
    Best 2018 finish: T5, AJGA Reno / Tahoe Junior at ArrowCreek
    Community involvement: JWGA summer golf camp leader, math tutor, captain of varsity golf team, member of Key Club

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The Transamerica Scholastic Honor Roll recognizes those juniors who have achieved a weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, but who were not selected to the Transamerica Scholastic Junior All-America Team.

 

View the 2018 Transamerica Scholastic Honor Roll