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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Ndiana Akpan

Maddie Chastain | March 16, 2023 | 121 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. 

Let’s get to know Ndiana Akpan, a two-year boarding student from Lagos, Nigeria, who serves as secretary of the Darlington Technology Team.             
When you think of Darlington, what three words come to mind first?    
Honor, service, leadership

What's your favorite show to binge watch?     
“Teen Wolf” 

What's your favorite restaurant in Rome?     
Mellow Mushroom

What house are you a member of?     

What are you involved in at Darlington?
Darlington Technology Team (secretary), Student Council, Y-Cabinet, Regester House dorm leader, robotics, varsity basketball cheerleading, varsity soccer, AMP tutor

If you play sports, who is your favorite coach and why?    
Coach Hadaway because she was very supportive when I first came to Darlington and was really helpful in building my skills during swim season.        

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    
My dorm because it's like my comfort space.    

Who's your favorite teacher and why? 
Mr. Shorey because he has been really helpful while I've been at Darlington. He made me feel really welcomed when I first came to Darlington by bringing donuts on my birthday during the first week of school.    

What’s your favorite thing about Darlington?    
The supportive community.    

Describe an experience that you've had at Darlington that you couldn't have had anywhere else.     
Participating in RUMPUS Lip Sync and Relay.      

What are some of the ways you've grown since you first came to Darlington?    
I've become more outspoken and independent.    

What is your dream job?    
Web developer

Click here to see more #SeniorSpotlights from the Class of 2023!

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.