Most Meaningful Activity CCGL International Relations Fellows. Being around a group of people who are as dedicated and impassioned as I hope to be gives me a case of butterflies when I walk into the room, an excitement that is different from simply reading an article. It's a hope and an urge to start tackling problems that are bigger than ourselves individually.
Reflections on Learning I remember eating turkish delights in 4GA as we read The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe. I still sing my sixth grade science group's song "Eye of the Hurricane" whenever I hear "Eye of the Tiger." And last spring, as I watched my classmates present their Credo projects in English class, I was able to see a different side to people, and I believe it drew us closer as a grade.
Inspirational Teacher Coach I call LTC Horstman my adopted grandfather. He taught me to always seek out the truth, even if it's not what I want to hear. Besides his stellar pedagogy, he is always ready with a bag of mints, a tissue box, a worn-in chair, and a big hug for whenever a student needs to be reminded that how one conducts oneself in life is much more valuable than one's GPA.
Looking Back I loved the Girl (or Person) of the Day presentations in Lower School. It builds a necessary foundation for public speaking, leadership in a small community, and an appreciation for your peers.
Looking Ahead Next year I will be sailing for Harvard on the Charles River and beyond. I plan to concentrate in Government Studies, which is an interdisciplinary field that includes political theory, American politics, comparative politics, and international relations.
The thing that most makes me a Bulldog is … the camaraderie I share with my fellow classmates, my teachers, and alumni/ae.