Meet our

Head Tour Guides

Bunny '24

Litchfield, Connecticut
Clubs: Gunn for Gun Safety, Abigail's Circle, Baking Club
 
Co-curriculars: Girls JV Tennis, Girls JV Soccer, Life Fitness, Winter Musical, Artistry and Technique.
 
Why did you Go Gunn?
From the first moment I stepped on campus, I felt incredibly welcomed and comfortable. The Gunn community is so tight-knit. The faculty are friendly and always willing to help.
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
I became a tour guide because I love being able to meet prospective students and show them my favorite aspects of going to Gunn. 
 
What advice would you give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
Get involved with as much as you can! Gunn provides so many opportunities to make new friends and explore topics you wouldn’t hear of anywhere else. Starting at a new school is hard anywhere, but Gunn makes the transition process smooth and you’ll feel completely prepared for the rest of the year.

Milo '24

New York, New York

Why did you Go Gunn?
I chose The Frederick Gunn School because no matter what your interests are, the school will support and shape you along the way.
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
I chose to be a tour guide because I enjoy meeting new people and sharing the mission of the school. 
 
What advice would you give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
Bring your energy to The Frederick Gunn School as  it is the fuel for the school!

Emma '24

Shelton, Connecticut

Why did you Go Gunn? 
I chose Gunn because of the people. It was our welcoming and cheerful community, coupled with great academics and athletics, that assured me from the start that Gunn was the place for me. 
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide? 
I enjoy being a head tour guide because it allows me to be involved in a student's journey to Gunn. Being able to express how great Gunn is and the impact it has had on me to a family is the best part about being a tour guide.

Mia '25

Portland, Maine

Co-curriculars: Girls Soccer, Girls Varsity Ice Hockey and Girls Lacrosse 
 
Why did you Go Gunn?
I chose Gunn because as soon as I stepped on campus everyone was so nice and it felt like a second home for me.
 
Why do you enjoy being a  tour guide?
Being a Head Tour Guide allows me to meet many new families who are interested in Gunn. I love meeting and getting to know new people and showing them what Gunn is about.
 
What advice would you  give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
One piece of advice I would give to someone thinking about attending Gunn is to step outside of your comfort zone and try new things.

Andrew '24

Madison, Connecticut

Co-curriculars: Boys Soccer, Boys Ice Hockey, Boys Lacrosse
 
Why did you Go Gunn?
I chose Gunn because of the awesome environment and the small class size, which makes learning a whole lot easier, as well as being able to reach out to your teachers.
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
I enjoy being a tour guide because I like to meet new students and I hope to encourage them to Go Gunn and spreading the positivity.
 
What advice would you give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
My advice would be that they should not be worried about going to a new school because our community is so welcoming to everyone, and for those who plan on boarding, I would tell them that living in a dorm is one of the most fun things and it's not scary.

Bella '24

South Portland, Maine

Why did you Go Gunn?
The reason I chose Gunn was honestly because of the welcoming feeling I felt the moment I stepped on campus. The relationship between the students and faculty is unlike any other. You add the very competitive sports and amazing art programs on top of that and it’s just a great place to be and to grow. 
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
It is now my third year here at Gunn, my second as a tour guide. While I was going through the process of looking at different schools, it was the tour guides that really made a difference. Gunn has done so much for me, and to be able to share my experience with so many people from all over the world is something that I think is really good.

Andrew '24

Watertown, Connecticut

Co-Curriculars:  I play football and lacrosse while being the captain of the lacrosse team. 
People call me Rainville.
 
Why did you Go Gunn?
I chose to attend Gunn because when I stepped on campus for my tour, everyone I ran into made me feel welcome and like I was welcome here. 
 
Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
I enjoy being a tour guide because I want people to love the school like I do. I want them to feel welcome, like I was on my tour.
 
What advice would you give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
If you’re thinking about attending Gunn, make a list of things that you would want to be in your school before coming on your tour.  If Gunn marks off most of them, we will add a few more during your visit!

T.J. '24

Richmond, VA

Co-curriculars: Varsity Soccer, Varsity Hockey, Varsity Baseball

Why did you Go Gunn?
I chose Gunn because of the combination of high-level academics and athletics as well as the inclusive community. 

Why do you enjoy being a tour guide?
I enjoy being a tour guide because it gives me the opportunity to learn about people from all different backgrounds and cultures. 

What advice would you give to a student thinking about attending Gunn?
I would advise a student thinking about attending Gunn to be as involved as possible with the programs the school offers.