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An Episcopal, co-educational 100% boarding school in Middletown, Delaware for grades 9 – 12

Caitlin Shipley ’20
Liz Torrey


Hometown: Westminster, Maryland

Favorite Class/Team/Club/Activity: Favorite Class: HUMANITIES, by far. I remember my freshman year hearing about it and saying to my parents that I was going to take that class my senior year. It was a combination of my two favorite subjects—history and English—and it was taught by two of the most kind-hearted and intellectual women I know. Plus the people in my class are the best—without them it wouldn’t be the same. 

What I miss the most Due to Virtual Term: 100% the people and the Front Lawn. Both are essential pieces of what make St. Andrew’s, St. Andrew’s. If it weren’t for the people, my time at SAS wouldn’t have been as amazing as it has been. The Front Lawn will always be the best place on campus because it is where you start your journey at SAS and where you will finish your journey at SAS. 

Favorite SAS memory/tradition/place: Favorite tradition: The Carol Shout because it is so uniquely St. Andrew’s. No other place or school has anything like it. Standing in a clumped circle with the entire student body and faculty, shouting Christmas carols at the top of your lungs, and having the time of your life right before you leave for Winter Break... what more could you ask for?

Powerful Experience: The two days of graduation festivities for the Class of 2019 because this was the first time that it hit me that the Class of 2020 would now be leading the school in so many ways we hadn’t before. It was an emotional time, not just because we were saying "see you later" to the one class who we had been with the longest, but it was also in that time that everything just seemed to click with our grade. I think we all realized that we were now the leaders of the school and what we do will have a lasting impression on the rest of the community. All though those two days were bittersweet, the amount of energy that radiated from the Class of 2020 was extraordinary and it reinforced how much love I have for this group of students and for this school. 

Three Words to describe SAS: MOST MAGICAL PLACE