People of Andover

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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.”

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."

John, Upper

Madison, CT

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

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.”

Jenni, Upper

Tampa, FL

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

Zenia, Junior

Andover, MA

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

Camilla, Senior

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

Kiarah, Upper

Salem, NH

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

Taylor, Senior

Fairfield, CA

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

Pablo, Upper

Los Angeles, CA

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

Gunga, Super Senior

Andover, MA

"When I say blue, you say white!"

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.

Serge, Senior

Sao Paulo, Brazil

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

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.

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.”

Tyler, Senior

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

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.”

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."

Macey, Upper

Boston, MA

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

Abby, Lower

Sacramento, CA

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

Sabrina, Upper

Needham, MA

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

Emily, Upper

Clifton, NJ

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

Chris, Upper

Waitsfield, VT

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

Avery, Senior

Greenwich, CT

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

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.”

Annie, Upper

New York, NY

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

Aditya, Upper

Darien, CT

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

Olivia, Senior

Locust Valley, NY

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

Yishu, Upper

Hong Kong

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

Anneke, Senior

Holland, MI

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

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!”

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.”

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."

Pierce, Senior

New York, NY

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

Ria, Upper

Winchester, MA

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

Zoe, Upper

Teaneck, NJ

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

Claudia, Senior

New York, NY

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

Darian, Senior

Andover, MA

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

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.”

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.

Carter, Upper

Vancouver, BC

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

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.”

Justice, Upper

Lawrenceville, GA

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

Jan, Upper

Bangkok, Thailand

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

Ethan, Senior

Bethel, CT

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

Alexis, Senior

Clover, SC

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

Nick, Senior

Upper Saddle River, NJ

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

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."

David, Senior

Natick, MA

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