Amber F. ’25

Amber F. '25

Deerfield, NH


Boarding Student

Involvement: Basketball, Personal Fitness, Honor Board

“Hi, my name is Amber! I joined Walkers in eighth grade as a boarding student. Being a Cicerone is important because it gives me the opportunity to share the amazing experiences that the Walker’s community has given me with prospective students and families. When I first toured Walker’s, the Cicerone who gave me my tour helped me feel connected to the school and I aim to give that feeling back to other prospective students!”

What is your favorite part about being a boarder?

My favorite part about being a boarder is getting to spend time with my friends and dorm parents after study hall and on the weekends. I look forward to hanging out with my friends in the common room and watching shows and playing board games. Being a boarder I feel very connected to campus and it makes school feel like my second home.

What do you think is the biggest benefit of attending school at Walker’s?

The biggest benefit from attending Walker’s is the small class sizes. By having a lower amount of students in every class, you get to build a connection with your teacher and the material you are learning. It has also helped me find my own voice inside the classroom because I have the support from my classmates and teachers.

How do you feel you have grown (academically, emotionally, mentally) since your first day at Walker’s?

I have grown in many way since joining Walker’s especially in my academic confidence. I used to be afraid of participating in classroom discussions, but the encouragement that I get from my teachers has helped overcome this fear. I have now started taking honors classes and I am continuing to grow in all different ways.