Darlington School: Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Axel Berglund
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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Axel Berglund

Jennifer Collins | April 3, 2021 | 158 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 Axel Berglund, a two-year boarding student from Turku, Finland, and member of the Soccer Academy.     

When you think of high school, what song comes to mind?     
“We Are One” by Pitbull

What's your favorite show to binge on Netflix?     
“Money Heist” 

What house are you a member of?     
Moser House    

What are you involved in at Darlington?
Soccer Academy

If you play sports, who is your favorite coach and why?    
Coach Chad and Coach Chase because they support both my sports and academics. They look after me and push me to my limits.  

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    
The Huffman Center or the dorms. Makes me feel like home and close to the things I love.     

Who's your favorite teacher and why?  
Taylor Owens. She is always in a good mood and I like her teaching style.

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    
Being together and close with friends. The mix of different cultures is fun to be a part of.     

Describe an experience that you've had at Darlington that you couldn't have had anywhere else.     
Definitely RUMPUS, our annual competition between the houses. Awesome spirit and feeling.    

What are some of the ways you've grown since you first came to Darlington?     
I’ve become more independent and matured a lot in many ways.    

Where do you want to go to college and what is your dream job?    
I want to go to the University of Washington and I want to work in the business field. Owning my own company would be a dream.   

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