Follow Kian’s Progress
Kian Caplan was recognized for earning a spot on an honors listGraduated in the top 5% (class of 469) with a STEM endorsement.
AP Scholar with Honor (grades 11-12)
Member of National Honor Society (grades 11-12)
Member of Mu Alpha Theta - Math Honor Society (grades 11-12)Added by Kian
Awards & Recognition
Kian Caplan was recognized for earning an academic awardAustin ISD Trustees' Scholar Award - annual award to recognize AISD high school students within top tenth percentile of their graduating class (grades 10-12).Summer 2015 - Summer 2017Added by Kian
Activities & Affiliations
Eye to Eye MentorA program where Wesleyan students with learning disabilities (LDs) mentor local elementary and middle school students with LDs.Fall 2017 - Spring 2018Added by Kian
MINDS FoundationA club that addresses stigmatizism of mental health and provides mental health education in rural India.Spring 2018Added by Kian
WesBudsMemberA club where Wesleyan students spend time with students from Middlesex Transitional Academy during Usdan lunch and at events thrown by the club.Fall 2017 - Spring 2018Added by Kian
University Interscholastic League (UIL)Co-chair and coach of UIL science team - recruit team members, hold team meetings, and review material with competitors before meets.
Average 1 hour/week for 36 weeks/yearSummer 2016 - Spring 2017Added by Kian
Chemistry Lab ManagementStudent lab manager - set up lab activities, create needed solutions, and oversee and assist students during labs.
Average 1 hour/week for 36 weeks/yearSummer 2016 - Fall 2016Added by Kian
Independent Surgery Studies at Shastin Central HospitalMentorship under Dr. Erdenedalai Altaikhuu in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - studied neurosurgery among other specialties, did medical outreach in the slums, and took care of post-operative patients.
Average 30 hours/week for 4 weeks/year
Plan to continue every summer post-graduationSummer 2016Added by KianExpand ▾
Peer Assistance & Leadership (PAL) Program MentorOne-on-one mentoring with local public school students who are considered at-risk or have special needs.
Average 1 hour/week for 25 weeks/yearSummer 2015 - Spring 2017Added by Kian
Inside Books ProjectVolunteer - find and mail books for prisoners in the State of Texas.
~100 hours totalSpring 2012 - Summer 2017Added by Kian
Projects Abroad MongoliaMedical placement - took classes, participated in medical outreach, observed numerous surgical procedures, nursed patients in the ICU, and shadowed physicians in internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, radiology, pulmonology, anesthesiology, and pathology
2-week program, 20 hours/weekSummer 2015Added by KianExpand ▾
Busser and HostDecember 2014 - October 2016
Hosting - greet and seat customers, notify servers of customer allergies, manage reservations and waitlists, sort and roll utensils.
Bussing - clean tables, floors, and counters, prepare and serve chips and salsa, make coffee and tea, take out trash, assist and servers.Expand ▾