People of Andover

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David, Senior

Natick, MA

“Everyone here has a sense of purpose that is greater than themselves.”

Jeanelle, Upper

North Andover, MA

Basketball player, member of Non Sibi Society and Middle Eastern Society, and participates in Bread and Roses Community Engagement project.

Eastlyn, Senior

Old Greenwich, CT

Loves meeting new people including those from different cultures—which is why she spent a summer in China with a PA affiliate program.

Allison, Upper

Shanghai, China

“One of my non-academic goals at Andover is to have one person from each grade on campus remember me by my laugh.”

Claudia, Senior

New York, NY

“I’ve grown up so much since coming here and I wouldn’t have done it any other way.”

Pablo, Upper

Los Angeles, CA

“The Andover experience cannot be replicated. The amount of support and diversity here is unmatched.”

Ethan, Senior

Bethel, CT

Recently competed on the Fox game show Superhuman with his "Magic Square" math trick—and won!

Taylor, Senior

Fairfield, CA

Proctor, sings in Azure, and works with local fifth-graders in a Youth Development Organization program.

Yishu, Upper

Hong Kong

Dancer, Mock Trial member, learning to fly with flight simulators in Aviation Club.

Annie, Upper

New York, NY

“Ms. Hilton inspired me to apply for prefect—a position that she held when she went here.”

Chris, Upper

Waitsfield, VT

“Yes, the education is amazing. But the people make it perfect.”

Nico, Senior

Andover, MA

“Ceramics has a lot of chemistry, from when you dig the clay out of the ground to when you fire it. It's almost a fluid living thing.”

Avery, Senior

Greenwich, CT

Member of UNICEF Club, Classics Club, and Varsity Squash. Loves cheese pizza and endless sleepovers with friends.

Jair, Upper

Santa Ana, CA

Copy editor for The Phillipian, board member for Out of the Blue, and member of Alianza Latina and Chinese Language Club.

Gracie, Lower

Garden City, NY

"I wanted to be exposed to lots of different ways of thinking. I wanted to have an international roomate—and I did. And we're best friends."

Jan, Upper

Bangkok, Thailand

Member of International Club, Track & Field, and Asian Society

Alexis, Senior

Clover, SC

"Students run programs like Af-Lat-Am, but we have constant checkpoints with faculty."

Zenia, Junior

Andover, MA

"Doing an independent study, taking higher-level classes—I want to experience that. And I want to enjoy it."

William, Senior

"Music at Andover is a candy store with endless opportunities. I have written compositions, jammed in a band, and played around the world."

Serge, Senior

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Runs French Club, co-leads chorus, and teaches music to students from nearby Lawrence.

Camilla, Senior

“I took a yearlong studio art course, and that class became a family. It is invigorating to collaborate with an intellectual community.”

Sabrina, Upper

Needham, MA

"Every emotion that I feel can be expressed in movement. Nothing feels better than that."

Michelle, Upper

“When you come to Big Blue, You find the best you; But if you never shoot for the moon, You’ll never know what you can do!”

Samuel, Senior

Andover, MA

"My goal is to be in the House of Representatives by the time I'm 30. We'll see how that goes."

Zoe, Upper

Teaneck, NJ

“There is no better place for growth, learning, and self-discovery.”

Lauren, Senior

Hong Kong

“Andover is a place of growth. You learn not to learn but to take risks, do good in the community, and lead by example.”

Tyler, Senior

Member of the Phillipian, Varsity Ultimate Frisbee, and Photography Club

Darian, Senior

Andover, MA

"I've gotten a lot taller, a lot faster, and a lot stronger. Still—the biggest change is internal."

Gunga, Super Senior

Andover, MA

"When I say blue, you say white!"

Macey, Upper

Boston, MA

“My favorite Andover moments have been having fun practices with the swim team.”

John, Upper

Madison, CT

Chess Team, Model UN, Mock Trial, and Philomathean Society. Maker.

Carter, Upper

Vancouver, BC

“I will leave this place with completely different interests and values than when I came.”

Aditya, Upper

Darien, CT

Works with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities as part of Andover's community engagement program.

Justice, Upper

Lawrenceville, GA

“The most influential part of my Andover experience has been my involvement with theatre. My self-confidence has skyrocketed!"

Kiarah, Upper

Salem, NH

SLAM stepper, tap dancer and member of two a cappella groups.

Emily, Upper

Clifton, NJ

Aspiration: "Even though I'm a terrible dancer, I'd like to try out for the Hypnotiq dance group."

Nick, Senior

Upper Saddle River, NJ

Dorm Proctor, Varsity Football team member and clarinet player in the band and orchestra

Daniel, Senior

Florence, SC

“I believe that the most enjoyable aspect of campus life is being able to see your closest friends and instructors on a regular basis.”

Anneke, Senior

Holland, MI

Rock climber, cyclist, and future skydiver. Focused on environmental stewardship and sustainability.

Sara, Senior

Philadelphia, PA

“I kept reading this one line again and again—and finally It spoke to me. And it made me look at the whole text—the whole world—different.”

Meyers, Junior

Biloxi, MS

Member of Debate Club, writes for The Phillipian, and hosts a show on WPAA, the campus radio station.

Jenni, Upper

Tampa, FL

Personal goal: “Direct my own musical senior year.”

Pierce, Senior

New York, NY

“I love being in a dorm. You just get to be constantly surrounded by friends.”

Angela, Senior

Andover, MA

"This is a program that changes the way you look at things. You see so much potential—in yourself and in other people."

Olivia, Senior

Locust Valley, NY

“[My prefect] made my transition to Andover so much easier and still is someone I really admire.”

Abby, Lower

Sacramento, CA

Plays soccer, manages the varsity baseball team and created a prosthetic hand in The Nest to donate to a nonprofit.

Lila, Senior

Yarmouth, ME

“My most rewarding moments are when I find connections with my classmates and teachers simply by being the one to reach out and engage.”

Maho, Senior

Singapore

“Andover is a place that allows you to be who you are, but at the same time challenges you to be someone better.”

Ria, Upper

Winchester, MA

Favorite Andover moment: Touring South Africa last summer with the Theatre Department.

Helen, Upper

Andover, MA

“Andover is all about the people. Nowhere else will you find a community so welcoming, loving, hardworking, and passionate about learning.”