Caroline Strapp ’18

Caroline Strapp '18

Granby, CT


B.A., University of Connecticut (expected 2022)

Caroline Strapp is a dual degree student at the University of Connecticut where she has completed an English degree and is finishing a second in Graphic Design. She has worked as the Yearbook Managing Editor, Magazine Managing Editor, and now as a Designer at UConn’s Nutmeg Publishing.

What is your fondest memory or tradition from your time at Walker’s?

Lots of small things! My favorite tradition is probably Mountain Day. For a fond memory… It’s a tie between getting a lunch table with your best friends, and dance practice with Ms. Soule and all my teammates.

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?

This is such a tough question… I think Ms. Soule gets the win for this one. She was also my advisor and dance teacher (7th-12th grade!) and was always around for guidance, creative inspiration, and a smile. She made the dance studio a place equal parts creative, comfortable, and challenging, a balance that for me fostered a lot of growth.

What was your favorite class you took while studying at Walker’s?

Mr. Barker’s Graphic Publication (aka the yearbook) was my favorite class. It was the perfect combination of my favorite subjects and Mr. Barker is a great teacher, his class has such great energy.

What was your favorite spot on campus?

The dance studio, hands down.

How did attending Walker’s impact your path and where you are now?

Walker’s gave me the space to find out who I am and to become a strong version of that person. Walker’s also challenged me academically but in a way that to this day makes me want to learn and be the best I can be.

What is one piece of advice you would give to a graduating Walker’s student?

Use your voice and be authentic.

Please list 3-5 fun facts about you:

My favorite job so far has been working as a ski instructor. I also got to design the season’s staff sweatshirt. I founded (alongside my best friend Isabel) the BB Bulletin my senior year of Walker’s. I can speak a little bit of Italian.