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Name: Peter G.
Hometown: Gilberts, IL 
Boarding/Day: Boarding
 
What do you love to do in your spare time?
Read, visit museums, study WWI & WWII history, watch NASCAR races, play video games, ex. (NASCAR & Halo); I also play strategy games, one of my favorites is Total War. 
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb?  
I’m excited to take Webb’s classes, especially the ones focused on paleontology.  I can’t wait to begin those.
 
When did you know that Webb was the school for you?  
Last summer I attended the Junior Scholars Program. I took the paleontology session and I met fellow students who shared similar interests, and the teachers and staff were great to work with. I loved the campus and by the end of the camp I could see myself here as student.    
 
FAST FACT: 125 new students are joining Webb for the new year.
 
Name: Ruby L.
Hometown: Napa Valley, California
Boarding/Day: Boarding
 
What do you love to do in your spare time?
Make films.
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb? 
I'm excited to get to know new people from all over the world. 
 
When did you know that Webb was the school for you?
I knew that Webb was the school for me when I toured the campus. I could see myself being happy there.
 
FAST FACT: 119 current students have or have had a sibling at Webb.
 
 
 
Name: Lily M.
Hometown: Claremont, California
Boarding/Day: Day Student

What do you love to do in your spare time?
I love running; I am happy at any distance, from doing a small jog around Claremont to one of our annual 5k runs. I also love to read, particularly if I am cozy and with a great book.
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb?
Webb has so many great opportunities, and I am so excited to discover things in the paleontology program. Ever since I was young, I have been curious about paleontology and archaeology, and Webb provides the chance for students to really dig in (literally) and try it out.
 
When did you know that Webb was the school for you?
I knew that Webb was the school for me when I came to the summer camp a few years ago. I really loved the idea of developing the whole student, learning in small environments, and having access to teachers in one-on-one relationships like coaches. I knew that Webb could provide me with amazing opportunities and with certain programs that were unique.
 
FAST FACT: New international students will arrive from Azerbaijan, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Mexico, Peru, Russia, United Kingdom.
 
Name: Justice A.P.
Hometown: Washington D.C.
Boarding/Day: Boarding 
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb? 
Honestly, the food is probably the thing I'm most excited for.
 
When did you know that Webb was the school for you?
I knew that Webb was the school for me as soon as I saw the campus and the people who already went to the school.
 
If you found a fossil while out on a dig with Webbies, what would you name it and why?
I would name the fossil Monica because that’s my mom’s name. 
 
Describe how Webb makes you feel in three words.
Safe, independent, and mature. 
 
FAST FACT: 125 new students are joining Webb from 95 different sending schools.

Name: Matthew G.
Hometown: Hong Kong
Boarding/Day: Boarding
 
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I enjoy playing basketball, soccer, wake-boarding and wake-surfing in my free time.
 
What are you most excited about?
I'm excited to experience the more interactive and creative style of learning at Webb. I immediately knew that Webb was the school for me after Revisit Day.
 
If you found a fossil while out on a dig with Webbies, what would you name it and why?
I would name it "perseverance" because I think being able to find a fossil would require lots of perseverance during the process.
 
FAST FACT: One new student arrives to campus already trilingual, speaking Spanish, Japanese and English.
 
 
Name: JD O.
Hometown:  Mexico City
Boarding/Day: Boarding
 
What do you love to do in your spare time?
Play my guitar, play soccer and spend time with friends.
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb?
The music and sports programs.
 
If you found a fossil while out on a dig with Webbies, what would you name it and why?
Geovani (because it is geographical). 
 
FAST FACT: One new student was a member of the PGA Junior Tour.
 
Name: Indiana V.
Hometown: Upland California
Boarding/day: Day Student
 
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy getting together with family and I love to listen to music.
 
What are you most excited to try at Webb?
I am particularly excited about trying all the different sports here at Webb.
 
When I knew that Webb was the school for you?
I knew that Webb was the school for me when I got to experience a tour of the campus. On the tour I got to meet the faculty and staff and experience how welcoming they are.
 
FAST FACT: Three new students are actually triplets!
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