Freshmen Interviews: Most Surprising Thing About Payton


By Will Foster ’20


What is the most surprising thing about Payton?



Lucy Mueller ’20

“I like how upperclassmen are really nice and helpful. You can ask anyone for how to find your way around. I also like how open to expression it is. It’s encouraging to be yourself no matter what your identity is.”


Jon-Edward Stokes ’20

“Depending on your classes, the amount of homework can be exaggerated. Some teachers give more than others.”


Sonam Rikha ’20

“The diversity. There are so many different kinds of people. Everyone is so welcoming and kind, and creative. I thought it would be just a bunch of super smart kids only focused on academics. My views totally changed.”



Declan Davis ’20

“The curriculum isn’t as hard as I thought it would be.”

Featured image from WNPR, used under Creative Commons

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