Sam Krutonog ’18 perseveres despite setbacks

Sam Krutonog ’18 perseveres despite setbacks

At 10 years old, Sam Krutonog ’18 reluctantly agreed to fill in for an injured teammate as goalie during their water polo game. He recalls his disappointment in realizing the impossibility of fulfilling his wish of scoring a goal that game. However, he did not realize at the time that this would be the last game […]

Small fish in a big pond

Small fish in a big pond

The phone rang. I answered, not expecting much, but when I hung up, I became a future Harvard-Westlake student. I was in the sixth grade at the time, and I didn’t really consider the ramifications of my acceptance into one of the most prestigious prep schools. My middle school ended in eighth grade and leaving […]

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