Ask a Student
Have questions about the Deerfield student experience? Or perhaps you’re a parent wanting to know about the Deerfield experience from the perspective of our parent community? We hope that resources such as the Viewbook and the Deerfield Parents Network will help in answering your questions. However, the best way to find out what it’s really like at Deerfield is to ask one of our students.
Hong Kong, China
Interests/Activities: Math, science, history, field hockey, swimming, dance, International Club, tour guide, SPC, Green Key, photography and videography
Fun fact: Has received the Workman grant for the past 2 years and has used her summers to do community service.
Swanzey, NH (day student)
Interests/Activities: Mathematics, env. science, political philosophy, soccer, hockey, lacrosse, debate, Green Key, tour guide, Chick Flick Appreciation Club, Current Events Club, tenor saxophone, day proctor
Favorite day of the year: February 25
Bedford Hills, NY
Interests/Activities: Soccer, swimming, baseball, Current Events Club, Peer counselor, head environmental proctor, head tour guide
Favorite weekend activity: Athletic contests. Deerfield has always prided itself on having the loudest and most energetic fans.
Interests/Activities: English, science, volleyball, basketball, track & field, Deerfield Black Student Alliance (President), Latin American Student Alliance, Gay Straight Alliance, Deerfield Diversity Alliance, dorm proctor, Green Key, Second Helpings, Relay For Life
Favorite time at DA: Spring term. The vibe and spirit here livens up and it’s just a fun time
Westmount, QC, Canada
Interests/Activities: Math, science, swimming, water polo, robotics, trumpet, Community Service Board, Special Olympics volunteer, Green Key, peer tutor
Favorite Dining Hall Meal: Mac and Cheese
Interests/Activities: Spanish, English, history, dance, swimming, track & field, Student Council, Latin American Student Alliance, Gay Straight Alliance, creative writing
Favorite thing about DA: The supportive environment of teachers, counselors, coaches and friends.
Hong Kong, China
Interests/Interests: Philosophy, history, literature, theater, swimming, Elements, Christian Fellowship, band, Meditation Club, International Student Alliance, Student Council, Debate, MUN, robotics, Improv Club, piano, guitar, Relay for Life
Favorite weekend activity at DA: Pancakes and Bible study every Saturday morning at Mr. Bakker’s house
Interests/Activities: Math, science, soccer, yearbook, ultimate frisbee, Charity Water (President), Big Sister, Habitat for Humanity (Dominican Republic), Head Green Key, peer tutor, dorm proctor, head tour guide
Favorite time of day at DA: Breakfast in the dining hall