Darlington School: Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Shannon Li
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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Shannon Li

Jennifer Collins | February 25, 2021 | 172 views

A Darlington student is made up of many things. None of which is average. We help our students develop their interests, passions and pursuits, because we believe every individual has something to contribute. We also believe that only when you're 100% you, are you 100% Darlington. 

Here at Darlington, every student’s path is different. We think that's a good thing. 

In this #SeniorSpotlight get to know Shannon Li, a three-year boarding student from Zhengzhou, China. This talented student filmmaker recently took top honors at Darlington’s annual Technology Competition with his short, “One and Only,” and will go on to compete at the regional level. 

When you think of high school, what song comes to mind?     

“Take Me Home, Country Roads” 

What house are you a member of?     

Neville House 

What are you involved in at Darlington?

Robotics prior to this year

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    

The dining hall. It is where I can eat when I am hungry.    

Who's your favorite teacher and why?   

Toni King, productive teaching; John Cox, friendly teacher; Kim Tunnell, very supportive; Shelley Daniel, helped me a lot.

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    

Very supportive environment.

Describe an experience that you've had at Darlington that you couldn't have had anywhere else.      

Magical friendships.    

What are some of the ways you've grown since you first came to Darlington?     

Knowledge, personality, ideas. 

Where do you want to go to college and what is your dream job?    

A film school that will train me to be a director.    

Click here to see more #SeniorSpotlights from the Class of 2021!

Find out how you can be 100% Darlington, too, by requesting a personal campus tour at www.darlingtonschool.org/visit or contacting admission@darlingtonschool.org.