Darlington School: Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: AUG Ningombam
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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: AUG Ningombam

Jennifer Collins | February 24, 2021 | 223 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 AUG Ningombam, a two-year boarding student from Imphal, India.

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

“Beautiful People” by Ed Sheeran
What's your favorite show to binge on Netflix?     

“Big Bang Theory”
What house are you a member of?     

Moser House

What are you involved in at Darlington?  

Senior Ventures, baseball my junior year
If you play sports, who is your favorite coach and why?    

Coach Larry because he helped me understand the rules of baseball and get better at it even though it was my first time playing.

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    

Walking around Silver Lake after school because it helps me ease my stress and anxiety and also helps me think and get new ideas.  

Who's your favorite teacher and why?   

Mr. Shorey, Mr. Woods, Mr. Hudson and Mr. Clark. They have all helped me become better not just at getting good scores on exams, but as a person. For that, I am very grateful.     

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    

The teachers are very helpful. They never get angry at me for not understanding some of my hard classes, but instead help me with a smile. 

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

Everyone is helpful around here and treats me with kindness. They didn't bully me or make fun of my name. They love me for who I am as a person.     

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

I have become more independent and more mature when it comes to decision making and taking responsibility.

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

Harvard University and my dream job is to become a molecular biologist, an astronaut, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. 

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

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