Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Iowa City
What year is this for you in Spectrum Project? 2
What is your first memory of being really excited? Once when I was little my parents surprised me by taking me to Disney Land!
What three board or card games would you take with you if you were on a deserted island?
Game #1: Deck of cards
Game #2: Sorry
Game #3: Twister
If someone said, "Let's go watch a game!" What kind of game would you hope to go watch? An Iowa football or basketball game!
Have you ever been on a team that played games (e.g., volleyball, swimming, quidditch)? What team was it? In 7th and 8th grade I was on my school's volleyball teams.
What are some small things that make your day better? Petting my cat, talking to my friends and seeing friendly people!
When you were younger, what was something you'd LOVE to play and could do for hours? My sister, neighbors and I would love to play imaginary games, such as pioneers or the crocodile hunter!
What games did you or do you play on long car trips? I would either play imaginary games with my sister, card games, or read a book.
Which do you like better? Hide & seek or sardines? Sardines
What do you want to be when you “grow up”? A special education teacher!
Tell us a funny story about play? I used to have an imaginary friend named Fadid and it took forever for my parents to figure out what I was talking about when I was playing with her.
What’s the best single day on the calendar?
Favorite video game of all time? Mario Kart!
If a genie gave you three wishes, what would they be?
Wish #1: Everyone in the world would treat each other with kindness and respect
Wish #2: Ability to safely teleport across space and time.
Wish #3: Always have the perfect amount of money in my pocket for what I want to buy.
What are you looking forward to in this year's Spectrum Project? Meeting new friends that I get to see every week and putting on a great show at the end of the semester that showcases all of our hard work!