Darlington School: Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Owen Payne
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Boarding #SeniorSpotlight: Owen Payne

Jennifer Collins | February 22, 2021 | 239 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 Owen Payne, a four-year boarding student from Armuchee, Ga., who is very involved in Darlington’s theater program. 

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

“God's Plan” by Drake

What's your favorite show to binge on Netflix?     

“Cobra Kai”

What house are you a member of?     

Neville House

What are you involved in at Darlington?

Fellowship of Christian Athletes president, 5-Star Thespian, football manager, Senior Ventures

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

Coach Guth because he's very kind and understanding and he's always willing to help.     

If you are involved in fine arts, what is your favorite activity and why?    

I like the winter musical. It’s always amazing to see everything the theater team has been working on for months finally all come together in one great masterpiece.      

What's your favorite place on campus and why?    

The lake. It’s unique and beautiful.

Who's your favorite teacher and why?    

Ms. Daniel, Mr. Woods, Mr. Marshall and Mr. Pitts. They have really helped me to grow and become the person I am today. They always are there for me no matter what. 

What's your favorite thing about Darlington?    

Everyone shows kindness. 

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

Being a lead actor in every show/play I have auditioned for.     

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

I have matured and am more responsible.    

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

Belmont University. I would love to manage/own a business.

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.