Joon M. ’26

Joon M. '26

Fairfield, CT


Boarding Student

Involvement: Softball, Volleyball, ASC, TOONAS, Sustainability Club, Honor Board Representative

“I came to Walker’s as a freshman. I became a Cicerone because I know that touring at different schools definitely gave me some anxiety and I wanted to make that process as stress-free and enjoyable as I can.”

What is your favorite class and why?

My favorite class is English because I love the structure.

What is a unique experience you’ve had at Walker’s that you didn’t think you’d be involved in when arriving at Walker’s?

Definitely the Honor Board. I think the Honor Board is unique to Walker’s.

What is your favorite part of your typical day at Walker’s? What do you look forward to every day?

I look forward to meals because I can talk to all of my friends. Even if we haven’t had any classes together, it’s a prime time to socialize.

What is your favorite part about being a boarder?

The close-knit community and dorm parents and proctors that make everything special.

What advice would you give to an incoming Walker’s student?

Always try new things like sports and classes because that’s where you’ll have the most fun and make the most friends.

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

My grades have gone up so much because of the one-on-one help provided here.

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

I feel like I’ve gotten so much more extroverted and am so comfortable where I am that I can just focus on learning.

How do you think Walker’s has prepared you for your future?

With Capabilities especially, I feel comfortable with investing, doing taxes, and many other things.

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?

Read and talk with my friends.