Profiles

From Counselee to Counselor: The Nick Dillman Story

December 13, 2021

Nicolas Dillman, the associate director of college counseling at Germantown Friends School, was once in the shoes of the kids he works with now. I chatted with Nick about cranberry sauce, the University of Toronto, and going through the college process in 2001. Tell me about where you grew up. I grew up just outside […]

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The Perfect Murder

December 13, 2021

As a student, starting a school club all by yourself can be a frightening idea. But Daya Allon ’24 did it anyway, creating a True Crime club that was an instant success, gaining a whopping 47 student names and emails from all Upper School grades on its sign-up sheet. I met up with this true […]

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Sadie Hammarhead: School is Now a Runway

December 13, 2021

Sadie Hammarhead, a senior at Germantown Friends School, is notorious for her fashion. On any given day, one can find her strolling through campus donning bright colors and patterns, different textures, and a variety of fun accessories. She prides herself on her outfits, experimenting to find combinations that make her, and others, happy. When the […]

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The Student-Athlete Life of Daniel Mateffy

December 13, 2021

Daniel Mateffy is a 16-year-old Right Hand Pitcher and third Baseman(only for school) studying in Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA. Currently playing for school and the Philly Bandits, Mateffy has gotten a good amount of attention from college scouts all over the country. Though COVID did cause trouble for his student-athlete career, his pursuit of […]

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