Hometown: Greene, IA
What year is this for you in Spectrum Project? 1
What is your first memory of being really excited? My first memory of being really excited is when my parents told me I was going to have a little brother. I was happy because I was not going to be an only child anymore.
What three board or card games would you take with you if you were on a deserted island?
Game #1: UNO Attack
Game #2: Life
Game #3: Candy Land
If someone said, "Let's go watch a game!" What kind of game would you hope to go watch? A Softball Game!
Have you ever been on a team that played games (e.g., volleyball, swimming, quidditch)? What team was it? Softball, Volleyball, and Basketball
What are some small things that make your day better? When someone you do not know or barely know smiles at you as you walk by them
When you were younger, what was something you'd LOVE to play and could do for hours? I loved to read and I sometimes did that for hours on end
What games did you or do you play on long car trips? I play the ABC Game where you race with the other people in the car to see who can find words that start with the letters of the alphabet in order first
Which do you like better? Hide & seek or sardines? Hide and Seek!
What do you want to be when you “grow up”? I want to be an Occupational Therapist so that I can work with children with special needs
Tell us a funny story about play? When I was younger and I was an only child, I had imaginary friends named DD, II, and George. My dad brought home George from Colorado on a work trip and I used to sit behind our recliner for hours and sit, talk, and play with them. I still do not know to this day why I named them those names.
What’s the best single day on the calendar? December 25th because I get to see my family and the joy on their faces when they open their presents
Favorite video game of all time? Candy Crush Saga!
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?
Wish #1: Health for my family and friends
Wish #2: Money for college and all future endeavors
Wish #3: For my dog to live as long as me
What are you looking forward to in this year's Spectrum Project? I am looking forward to meeting the kids and developing relationships with them and the other buddies!