Our Tour Guides
Hometown: Somerville, Massachusetts
Three words to describe Milton: Loving, passionate, and creative
Favorite place on campus: I love sitting at the picnic table outside of Wolcott House, especially in the springtime when everyone’s outside.
Favorite Forbes meal: Buffalo mac n’ cheese
Favorite course: Computer Science 1! All of the teachers are super friendly and you
get to program your own game.
Favorite Milton memory: At Milton, we have an event called “Culture Fest” where every culture club/affinity space is invited to organize a booth and share their culture with the Milton community. I’ve loved trying all the different assortments of food, learning how to write my name in Chinese, and sipping teas from around the world.
What I’m involved in: I’m a Senior Class Representative, a Co-Head of Programming Club & The Sustainability Board, a board member of Magus Mabus Music, a cruciverbalist (crossword-maker) for a publication on campus, a member of International Students Club & Muslim Student Association, and a Transitions/New Student Orientation Mentor!
Why I chose Milton: I was really looking forward to living on campus and meeting students from around the world. People come to Milton with all sorts of different experiences, and I’m grateful that I’ve been able to get to know so many amazing folks here!
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Three words to describe Milton: Diverse, Community, Daring
Favorite place on campus: South tennis courts; It has an amazing view and I love
playing tennis with my friends here!
Favorite course: Accelerated Calculus; I love my teacher, Mr. Robson, and my
classmates. I also enjoyed the exploration projects that we worked on and how the class helped prepare us for the AP.
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken
Favorite Milton memory: I love playing for the MAGVT! It’s my favorite team on campus and I love how close we are this season.
What I’m involved in: I’m co-head of Science Olympiad, Math club, and Tang, play varsity tennis, sports editor of the Milton Paper, board member of GAINS
Why I chose Milton: I loved its proximity to Boston and the beautiful science building.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Beijing, Accra
Three words to describe Milton: Engaging, growth-promoting, affirming
Favorite place on campus: Pritzker, our science building, because it has a comfortable lounge area on the ground floor where you can study in groups or chill with friends and get lots of sunlight too!
Favorite course: My favorite course has been my sophomore year English class called Founding Voices. I enjoyed our discussions and debates at the Harkness table about humanity, spirituality, and morality. Each class pushed me to think deeper beyond the common conceptions and formulate my original opinion
Favorite Forbes meal: I’m a big fan of the spring pasta at Forbes Dining Hall.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory is going to Beatstock, one of our musical concert events, and watching all the creative performances put on by my friends and classmates. Some people brought blankets and lots of snacks, so we all felt super cozy and comfortable just eating and enjoying the night.
What I’m involved in: I am involved in the Stang Stories podcast, Chinese Language Club, International Students Club, Model United Nations Club, Varsity Volleyball, Development Ambassador program, Peer Tutor, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Board.
Why I chose Milton: From touring the campus and speaking with the faculty, I could immediately tell that Milton was a place where people show up. After all, they want to be there. Everybody looked enthusiastic and excited, and I found myself getting sucked into this infectious positivity that seemed to radiate off of the Milton campus and the Milton people.
Hometown: Hingham, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Vibrant, Diverse, Uplifting
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is Cox Library because it is both a great place to meet friends and study.
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken and Waffles.
Favorite course: My favorite course was Macroeconomics because the class showed me how different current events affect the economy.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory was seminar day because we heard from several different speakers and learned about many current events.
What I’m involved in: I am the co-head of both the Investment Club and Christian Fellowship; I am also the captain of the cross country and track team. I write for The Milton Measure and am on the Public Issues Board. In August I will be a transitions mentor.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because I wanted to learn around a Harkness table and attend a school that promotes critical thinkin
Hometown: Hingham, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Challenging, supportive, community
Favorite place on campus: The student center because I get to connect with friends I might not have classes with during the school day.
Favorite Forbes meal: Tacos.
Favorite course: American literature because I had a great connection with my teacher and classmates.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite memory at Milton was beating Governors in lacrosse my sophomore year because it was a really close game and the whole team had so much energy which made it so memorable for me.
What I’m involved in: Varsity lacrosse, Orange and Blue Key (OBK) tour guide, habitats for humanity board member, SADD board member, Microfinance board member
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because I loved the campus and its excellent academics and athletics.
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Three words to describe Milton: Connected, unique, supportive
Favorite place on campus: Norris, it’s become sort of a 2nd home for me and I like spending time with friends in the dorm.
Favorite Forbes meal: Tacos.
Favorite course: Macroeconomics because it was a fun, engaging way to learn about the economy and was a really interesting course.
Favorite Milton memory: Freshman year when we got let out of quarantine to play in the snow, it was my first time in snow ever. I remember how welcoming the other guys in my dorm were when I had just gotten to campus and wasn’t familiar with it.
What I’m involved in: I am a co-head of SAMENA (South Asian, Middle Eastern, North Africa club), an Orange and Blue Key (OBK) tour guide, a member of the Public Issues Board, and on the board of Multicultural Club. I also participate in community engagement, am part of the sailing team, and do wrestling.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because of our school’s community and the great programs and opportunities Milton has to offer. Milton is both challenging and welcoming at the same time which makes it unique.
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Supportive, passionate, hardworking
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is the quad because it’s where you can see the liveliness of Milton; whether it be students walking to their next class, friends lounging during a free period, or groups hosting organized events, the quad always exhibits the fun spirit of the Milton Community.
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken noodle soup!
Favorite course: My favorite course at Milton has been my advanced choreography class in the performing arts department. I love having a period of time during the school day where I can relieve stress by exploring creativity through physical movement instead of something academic, and I’m very grateful for the wide variety of arts courses that Milton offers.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory is performing in the winter dance concert my junior year! Going out onto the stage can be nerve racking, but at Milton I get pure excitement from performing; almost all the students show up to one performance of dance concert, and they are incredibly vocal and encouraging.
What I’m involved in: I am a co-head of Octet (a Milton a cappella group), Magus Mabus Music board, and Dance team.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because of the unmatchable energy of the kind and engaging community. I knew that at Milton, I would feel comfortable challenging myself and trying new things, because the people here would always be ready to support me and push me towards growth.
Hometown: Marin County, CA –> Dedham, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Diverse, passionate, loving
Favorite place on campus: The quad in the spring because I love seeing the community outside and playing in the sun!
Favorite Forbes meal: Smoothies at breakfast.
Favorite course: Honors Biology because of its challenge, my fantastic teacher, its collaborative nature, and the countless labs we conducted.
Favorite Milton memory: When, after practice, the tennis team played four people to a side of the court and we couldn’t stop laughing 🙂
What I’m involved in: Orange and Blue Key (OBK) tour guide, Lorax Club (sustainability club) co-head, Yearbook photo editor, Sustainability Board member, admissions media intern, varsity tennis co-captain, swim team member.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because of its diverse community and collaborative culture.
Hometown: Milton, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Community, fun, welcoming
Favorite place on campus: The Student Center because I always spend most of my free time in there with friends.
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken sandwiches and fries.
Favorite course: My favorite course at Milton has been Topics in Psychology because the class was open to all types of discussion and was a fun and free space.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory was the first football game against BBN because I played under the lights for the first time at Milton and the atmosphere of the game was incredible compared to other games.
What I’m involved in: I am involved with baseball, football, and SADD club.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because I wanted to challenge myself with a new experience and give myself a chance to leave my comfort zone. I loved being able to meet new people and adapt to a whole new routine.
Hometown: Plymouth, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Diverse, Challenging, and supportive
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is the Stu because it is a great place to just take a break, relax, and talk with friends!
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken and Rice.
Favorite course: My favorite course was Biology because we did tons of labs and a lot of hands-on activities which I love to do and the class was always very fun larning environment!
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory is Noble’s Day with the girl’s soccer team. We always arrive really early to the locker room and put face paint on, play our music really loud, do chants, and just have tons of fun before our last game of the season!
What I’m involved in: GAINS Co-Head, Future Health Professionals Board, and I am on girls’ varsity soccer and track.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because of the community. I’ve been at Milton since the sixth grade and the relationships I have made and the friends I have I wouldn’t trade for the world!
Hometown: Milton, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Community, Developing, Opportunity
Favorite place on campus: Straus Library because it is such a neat place with the blend of old architecture and books into our modern day—Also where Ms. Esquivel’s office is and that is a major plus!
Favorite Forbes meal: Stir Fry Chicken.
Favorite course: Journalism—this was such a tough choice (I debated between this, US History, and Comparative Gov) but I chose journalism because it is a course that I never thought I would experience in such depth at a high school. Ms. Baker gave us great examples of varying forms of journalism and then we, as students, got to choose the topics we cared about and put together our own pieces. The resulting brilliance from some of my classmates truly blew my mind!
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory was our football team’s victory over St. Sebastian’s last fall. I appreciated the crowd of students that packed the away game with signs and cheered us on. The feeling after we won and the fans rushed the field and we all chanted “Mac” for our retiring legend of a coach was nothing short of pure delight.
What I’m involved in: Co-Head of Jewish Student Union, Varsity Football, Varsity Lacrosse, Milton Measure Sports Editor, Theatre, Orientation Mentor.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton for the different people I would be able to meet. I wanted to step outside my bubble of my old town and get to know more perspectives and experiences. Milton was the perfect opportunity for that in addition to the elite education and winning sports.
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Three words to describe Milton: Full of Opportunities
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is definitely the quad because I love
spending time outdoors with my friends when the weather is warm!
Favorite Forbes meal: Waffle Fries or Lucky Charms!
Favorite course: My favorite course has been journalism. Although journalism was only a half course, the tight-knit group of students coupled with assignments that allowed us to engage with our surrounding communities made for a really fulfilling and memorable experience.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory was celebrating with my team after the ISL Cross Country Championships this past year. Though our team came slightly short of the win, I felt so overwhelmed with joy and proud to be a part of such a loving, hardworking, and almost undefeated team.
What I’m involved in: In addition to being an Orange and Blue Key (OBK) tour guide, I am a captain of both the cross country and track team, a co-head of the Future Health Professional Club (& Partners in Health Engage Team), a co-head of For The Students, an editor of the Prism Youth Journal, a member of the Athletic Leadership Board, and a transitions mentor.
Why I chose Milton: Why they chose Milton: I chose Milton because I wanted to be challenged in a nurturing environment. While Milton is an academically rigorous school, teachers are always available to help, classes feel collaborative, and students are truly excited about what they’re learning!
Hometown: Moraga, California
Three words to describe Milton: Supportive, Creative, Challenging
Favorite place on campus: My favorite place on campus is my dorm, Hallowell, and its upper common room! I spend most of my time studying or watching movies with my friends on the common room’s couches!
Favorite Forbes meal: Spaghetti and Meatballs for dinner!!
Favorite course: My favorite course is Economic Inequality with Mr. McGurk! This class pushed me to question the systematic inequalities within race, gender, class, and more in the US. I was able to push myself further out of my comfort zone and I was given the opportunity to write papers and research topics that I was genuinely interested in. In this class, I was able to learn more about the real economic damages that the US government unknowingly (or knowingly) creates and view laws and rules from a critical viewpoint and notice my biases.
Favorite Milton memory: My favorite Milton memory has always been coming back to campus after the summer and seeing my friends for the first time! Within the first couple of days, my dorm does an activity to introduce ourselves to our new dorm-mates, and also to familiarize ourselves with each other again! It’s always extremely fun and is by far one of my favorite dorm activities.
What I’m involved in: I’m a co-head for GASP (Gender and Sexuality Perspectives), on the board of Asian Society, SWA (Student’s Wellness Association), Gardening Club, Multiracial/Cultural Club, and I play on the girls’ varsity tennis team!
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton because I loved learning in an environment that was open to listen to my ideas and teach me how to critically think about any situation presented to me! I also loved how welcoming and supportive the dorms and faculty members are.
Hometown: Marshfield MA
Three words to describe Milton: Cultured, Rigorous, Welcoming
Favorite place on campus: The dorm is my favorite place because it is my home during the school year and it allows me to be around my friends.
Favorite Forbes meal: Chicken Parm
Favorite course: My favorite course has been Issues in Environmental Science because of how hands-on and applicable to the real world it was.
Favorite Milton memory: During my first year attending Milton, the football team won the ISL Championship. I was lucky enough to be a part of the team and the atmosphere after we won the game was like nothing I had ever felt before. Being on a winning team full of guys who love the sport really is one of the greatest feelings.
What I’m involved In: At Milton, I am the captain of the football and wrestling teams and I also have a leadership position in Wolcott House as the dorm monitor. Along with being an Orange and Blue Key (OBK) tour guide, I am also involved with community engagement throughout the town of Milton.
Why I chose Milton: I chose Milton to further my academic opportunity to achieve my goals past high school.