Boarding Students Move In At Baylor

Friday, August 16, 2013
Helping move the boarding students in at Baylor.
Helping move the boarding students in at Baylor.

Over 70 new Baylor School boarders will move in this week and will be joined by over 110 returning boarders over the weekend. Baylor’s residential community includes students from 21 countries worldwide and 21 states.

Baylor Ambassadors (day parent volunteers) and dormitory prefects were on hand Thursday and Friday to aid with the check-in process and the heavy lifting involved with moving in. Dorm parents were also available to welcome our students to their new home away from home. 

Baylor international boarders come from:  Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.

 There are also boarders from Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Viriginia and Wisconsin.

Thirteen new faculty and staff members also arrived on campus this week.

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