Darlington School: Day #SeniorSpotlight: Tyler Watkins
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Day #SeniorSpotlight: Tyler Watkins

Jennifer Collins | February 22, 2021 | 268 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 Tyler Watkins, a 14-year day student from Rome and this year’s student body president.                     

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

“Tompkins Square Park” by Mumford & Sons

What's your favorite show to binge on Netflix?     

“The Queen's Gambit”

What house are you a member of?     

Moser House    

What are you involved in at Darlington?    

I played football, lacrosse and tennis. I am secretary of the Discipline Committee and student body president.     

If you play sports, who is your favorite coach and why?    

Coach McDurmon because he pushed me to be my very best in the classroom and on the field in football.       

What's your favorite place on campus?    

The Growl

Who's your favorite teacher and why?     

Mr. Willerson because his AP Economics class is my favorite class I have ever taken.

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    

That you can become friends with people that come from all over the world.     

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

RUMPUS is always my favorite part of the year and is something that Darlington does that I couldn't have done anywhere else.     

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

I have become more of a leader in sports and in student government by becoming student body president this year.     

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

I hope to attend the University of Georgia and go to law school to become an attorney.

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.