Terence Tien '13 and three teammates from UC San Diego won the 2017 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition. They designed Pacific Trove, a place at UC San Diego where slides twist and turn around Torrey Pine trees and suspension bridges tower over waterfalls, and includes Garibaldi Grotto and New Moon Beach where guests can find peace around aquariums or socialize near fire pits.
Their team was one of just six finalists selected from a pool of more than 300 that entered the competition, which challenges students to apply the same design principles used in creating Disney's theme parks to develop new outdoor spaces at their own college.
To read more about Terence's design and the competition, click here.
Terence's interest in design was evident while he was a Webb student. During the 2012 Unbounded Days symposium, he spent a day touring Dreamworks studio in Burbank learning about storyboarding, animation and design.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.
It’s November 2nd and the College Guidance office is quiet this morning—nothing like the last few days when countless numbers of panicked seniors were popping in to get their essays looked at one last time before pressing “submit.”