Montgomery Blair High School
James Schafer graduated cum laude with a Bachelors of Science degree
from the College of William and Mary in Physics and Applied Mathematics
in 2002. In 2007 he received National Board Certification for Science.
He serves as Physics Team leader and mentor for physics teachers. He
sponsors the Physics Club, which has won numerous competitions and this
year a member of the club has reached the finals for the United States
Physics Team. He coaches the Academic Team, which won the Washington
Area It’s Academic Championship in spring 2009 and the national
Knowledge Master Open in the fall of 2009. He is the recipient of the
2010 Marian Greenblatt award.