Mel attended a big public school and ended up anxious and feeling more like a number instead of the individual she is. She decided to attend Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School as a day student and even she is surprised by the long list of accomplishments in her first year.
Dylan grew up witnessing the leadership example of his older brother, and when his younger brother came along, he felt the drive to become a leader himself. Now, as a boarding student at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall, Dylan has found his spot as a leader in the classroom and in the dorm.
As a high school student in Jacksonville, Florida, Austin's goal became to "get through" high school, and his grades began to fall as a result. He knew his true potential, so he decided he needed to change his environment. Austin enrolled as a boarding student at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall with two goals: to prepare for college, and to play basketball.
As a self-proclaimed "class clown", Sidney was always able to make her classmates laugh, but she wasn't making real connections. Sidney also loves an adventure, so she jumped at the opportunity to move across the country to attend a boarding school. One of Sidney's goals was to make real, honest connections with friends. She wanted an environment where others could get to know and value who she really is.
Benjamin had never considered himself an athlete. Then, while in a class at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School his freshman year, a group of friends encouraged Benjamin to join the wrestling team, which led to competing at the national level.