Leadership opportunities abound at Walker's, where we encourage girls to realize their potential and be heard.
Our size and commitment to the development of young women as successful, responsible citizens create an atmosphere in which students gain confidence in their ability to lead.
In the Upper School, the Big Seven — seniors elected by the student body — lead the community, working closely with the faculty and administration. The Senate, composed of representatives from each class, meets regularly to develop and consider proposals that will improve student life.
Among other student organizations are the Cicerone Society, the Judiciary Committee, the Walker's Activities Board and the Athletic Council. Proctors, club presidents and team captains also play visible and important roles in daily life on campus.
It is not enough to simply establish positions of leadership within a school. At Walker's, young women are actively encouraged to take risks and explore unfamiliar territory. Whether speaking out in the classroom, addressing the entire School at a morning meeting, running for office or climbing the face of a mountain in Outdoor Adventure, students learn to continually challenge themselves.
A student at Walker's learns to take charge of her life and assume responsibility for her future. She is encouraged to lead, speak and perform.
Read more information on the Leadership curriculum and curriculum-related programs.