Sheila is one of many international students at Randolph-Macon Academy, a U.S. boarding school located 70 miles from Washington, DC.
Boarding Student, Class of 2024

Came to R-MA: 6th grade, 2017-18 school year

Hometown: Chengdu, China

Sports: Cross Country MVP (2018), Tennis Champion (2019).

Activities: Interact Club, National Junior Honor Society.

Honors: President's List.

Why did you choose R-MA? Because my mom told me about the school, plus my friend came here, and I also thought it was a good school.

If you could tell someone one reason to come to R-MA, what would it be? At R-MA you can improve on more than just academics.

What’s the best part about being at R-MA? There are not a lot of people at R-MA, so the teachers can focus more on every students here.

Who is the R-MA adult who has made the biggest impact on you and why? Mrs. Harrelson, because I am closer to her, and she show care to me the most, I can tell her everything.

Favorite R-MA uniform: R-MA athletic, because there are many choices.

Favorite R-MA class: Art, because I love to draw and paint. Gym also, because we are doing a lot of sports that I haven't done before.

Favorite book: Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children.

Favorite place at R-MA: My room in the dorm.