Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Michael Peng
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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Michael Peng

Tannika King | April 15, 2022 | 218 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 Michael Peng, a four-year boarding student from Beijing, China, who loves physics and robotics.    
When you think of Darlington, what three words come to mind first?
Academic, sports, opportunities

What's your favorite show to binge watch?     
“Top Gear”

What house are you a member of?     
Neville House    

What are you involved in at Darlington?
Robotics Club, Physics Club, Concert Choir

If you play sports, who is your favorite coach and why?    
I was on the rowing team and I would say Coach Jacobs because he was always supportive and gave out helpful advice.     

If you are involved in the arts, what is your favorite activity and why?
Concert Choir because it’s relaxing to sing with others. 

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    
Around the Old Gym because there’s a great view and open field. 

Who's your favorite teacher and why?  
Mr. Hudson. He is the funniest teacher I've ever met in high school.         

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    
Opportunities to explore and progress in different fields of studies.     

Describe an experience that you've had at Darlington that you couldn't have had anywhere else.     
Opportunities to explore and progress in different fields of studies.         

What are some of the ways you've grown since you first came to Darlington?     
Improved in teamwork and logical mindset.    

Where do you want to go to college and what is your dream job?    
Colleges in California and my dream job is in the automotive industry.

Click here to see more #SeniorSpotlights from the Class of 2022!

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