Rising Wilton High School senior Grace Schaller has been named a 2016 Rensselaer Medalist by the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. Since 1916, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has presented medals to \u201cpromising secondary school juniors who have distinguished themselves in mathematics and science,\u201d according to the school\u2019s admissions office. As a medalist, Grace would receive a minimum $25,000 yearly merit scholarship from the school if she later enrolls and her application fee would be waived. Grace has been invited to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute\u2019s Rensselaer Medalist Celebration in September, which is an open house exclusively for medalists. Click here\u00a0to learn more about the Rensselaer Medal.