Ask a Student

Have questions about the Deerfield student experience?

We hope that resources such as the Viewbook will answer your questions, but sometimes the best way to find out what it’s really like at Deerfield is to ask one of our students! Please feel free to send a question to one of our students, using the form at right.

Please note that responses from students may be delayed during holidays and vacations. 

  • Read more about each student below.

Madeleine13Maddie ’15

Ketchum, ID 
Interests & Activities: Math, Science, Soccer, Squash, Water Polo, Debate, MUN, Community Service Board, Round Square, head peer tutor, Green Key, Special Olympics volunteer, Relay for Life committee
Words of wisdom heard at DA: “It isn’t about where you go, it’s about what you bring to the place.” Mrs. Taylor

KenKen ’15

Seoul, Korea
Interests & Activities: Chinese, English, Cross-Country, Basketball, Track, Deerfield Academy Runner’s Club (Founder), Mellow-D’s a capella, Debate, MUN, Band, Piano, Green Key, peer tutor
Words of wisdom heard at DA: “You gotta ease into things” – Dr. Cullinane

Megan13Megan ’15

Brownsville, TX
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. 

CharlieCharlie ’15

New York, NY
Interests & Activities: History, Math, English, Water Polo, Swimming, Crew, The Scroll, painting
Watching home football games

JohnNicolas ’15

Mexico City, Mexico
Interests & Activities: Math, English, Science, Theater, Squash, Track & Field, Int’l Student Alliance, Latin Student Alliance, “Construyendo” house building
Favorite thing about DA: The people