| Noted Subjects: |
Music, Visual Art, Literature
|Current Collegiate Team||King's College London (2012-2013)|
|Past Collegiate Teams||Yale (2008-2012)|
|High School Team||N/A|
John Lawrence was the President of Yale Student Academic Competitions from 2010-2012. He is known for his deep music knowledge, and he and Kevin Koai are widely regarded as the two strongest specialists in that subject. John was captain of the winning team at 2011 ACF Nationals and co-captain (with Matt Jackson) of the winning team at 2012 ACF Nationals. He had the second-highest number of powers in the field at 2011 Chicago Open while playing on the 2nd-place team with Matt Weiner, Matt Bollinger, and Gautam Kandlikar. He won the main event of the 2012 Chicago Open playing with Matt Bollinger, Eric Mukherjee, and Chris Ray, and the literature side event (WELD) playing with former Yale teammate Kevin Koai.
He wrote and edited the music for 2009's THUNDER tournament. He has been lit and visual arts editor at several incarnations of BHSAT, Yale's house-written high school tournament. In fall 2011, John wrote much of, and oversaw all of, the Lit and Fine Arts for MAGNI. For ACF, John edited all arts for 2010 ACF Fall and 2012 ACF Regionals, and serves as Lit and Arts editor for 2013 ACF Regionals.