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Meet Grier: Sarah L. '21

At Grier School, we are proud of our diverse student community and culture. This year it is our goal to highlight our Grier Girls in their own words. Our series, Meet Grier, introduces our students to our extended community while showcasing their achievements and stories.


  • Name: Sarah L.
  • "Home" when you're not at Grier: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Year: Senior
  • Years Attended Grier: 3
  • Age/Grade Started at Grier: 16 years, 10th grade

How Did you Decide to Attend Grier?

My parents thought it would be wonderful wonderful opportunity for me.

Why do you prefer the all-girls school environment?

To me, in this environment, there is enormous potential and power in being a girl, and it drives me to have higher aspirations and stay motivated.

Are you a member or officer of any clubs/organizations?

Recycling Club, Beyond the Bubble, and Bridge Club.

Do you participate in any Signature Programs or activities? Which and why do you enjoy them?

I am on the Varsity Riding team. I completely love being a part of this team because they are my second family.

What has been your favorite memory or story from your time at Grier?

My favorite memory is when, my group of friends and I made a bonfire and we sat around talking about our dreams for our future and just enjoying the time we have together here.

What are you most excited about for this year?

Getting to see my teachers and friends again.

What is your favorite tradition at Grier and why?

In the beginning of the year we all come together for a school meeting where we all do activities to get to know each other.

What advice or message would you share with future Grier Girls?

Be yourself, and reach out to your teachers and friends for support. They understand and are here for you!

Just for fun - what is your favorite class, quote, book, recipe, movie, tv show, or podcast?

My favorite movie is the Sound of Music, and my favorite book is The Great Gatsby.

Thank you, Sarah, for sharing!

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