I always have the feeling that we are all equal. Equality at Oakwood is very important. It is such a special place for me, and has allowed me to prosper and flourish in so many ways.
"It's hard to imagine who I'd be if I didn't attend Oakwood. Perhaps I'd be obsessed with finding the materialistic value in everything I encountered, instead of appreciating its spiritual essence. Or, I wouldn't be civically engaged, and accept being unaware to the dynamic world I live in.
The thing that I liked best about Oakwood was the student teacher relationship. You can go to your teachers anytime for help and they will be there for you. I wasn't confident in my studies at all in middle school but Oakwood taught me to become more confident in my studies and not to be shy of asking teachers for help.
After seven years of being in this community I felt like I witnessed so much change, development and growth. I graduated knowing that I will be forever tied to this small but powerful community.
I've been involved with Oakwood Model UN for a total of three years, and have attended five conferences. I joined because I'm very interested in global affairs and working with others to try and resolve problems that seem to be bigger than myself.
Distinguished Alumnus Juan Williams ’72 visited campus on May 2nd to present the annual Dash Davis Gleiter Lecture on Social Justice: “My High School Eyes on the Prize.” Juan spent a full day at Oakwood, touring the campus and visiting with faculty and students.
Before coming to Oakwood, I would have never considered myself much of an athlete, let alone finding such a passion for running. My first experience habitually running was during running club the spring term of my freshman year. From this experience, I decided to give cross country a chance. Now as a senior, this is my third year running cross country.
Photography has always been a passion of mine. I would say that my father got me into photography - he always used to let me use his camera when I was younger.