Major: Instrumental Music Education
Hometown: Peosta, IA
What is your first memory of being really excited? Going swimming and building sandcastles on Silver Beach when I lived in Michigan as a little girl
What would be the scariest monster you could imagine? A big squishy and slimy monster with sharp claws
What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?
Item #1: Chewing gum
Item #2: My six rings that I wear every day
Item #3: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
What's the most unusual thing you've ever eaten? Fried alligator bites and a buffalo meat burger
What is your favorite home cooked meal? Goulash
What are some small things that make your day better? Receiving texts from my friends and family at home and getting let out of class five minutes early
What’s something you’ve been meaning to try but just haven’t gotten around to it? Tent camping
What’s the best way a person can spend their time? Being with the people they care about (or watching Netflix if those people are busy)
What do you want to be when you “grow up”? I want to be a band director at a middle school
What is the first song that pops up on your favorite Pandora or Spotify station? "Killer Queen" by Queen
What’s the best single day on the calendar? New Year's Eve
Which celebrity are you constantly mistaken for? This is more of a character, but I would say Sue Heck from The Middle (more because of personality rather than appearance)
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?
Wish #1: Unlimited wishes!
Wish #2: To be able to eat whatever I wanted without any negative repercussions
Wish #3: To be proficient in every band instrument
What are you looking forward to in this year's Spectrum Project? This is my first year with Spectrum Project, and I am so excited to get to know the performers and make new friends!