Connecticut's capital city of Hartford, which struggles with high poverty rates, is just down the road from Walker's campus, but it can seem miles away in reality. Seniors Eliza Wetmore and Maddie Ross came face-to-face with that reality last year as participants in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Walker's juniors and seniors will join participants from Turkey, Pakistan and Germany in the Harvard Alumni Association's GlobalWE annual essay writing contest.
For the second year in a row, Walker's varsity ski team took home the first place trophy in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class C Championship.
Senior Keeley Duran has been given The Redden Award for 2018 by the Yale Club, honoring the most outstanding senior girl in combined fields of scholarship, athletics, and leadership.
Walker's flutist Hazel Wang '19 received an Honorable Mention in her age category at the 2018 Young Musicians Contest, held by the New York Flute Club.
Walker's Middle School Debate Team, once again, went undefeated in a highly competitive Connecticut Middle School Debate League Tournament on January 27 at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury.
Renowned trainers Linda Langmeier and alumna Joanna "Jo" Seaver '99 have been appointed to lead Walker's preeminent Equestrian Program, bringing their world-class training to prepare team members for the national stage and to welcome even the newest riders to the program.