What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
Calvin and Hobbes: There’s Treasure Everywhere influenced me the most. It taught me a love for imagination and stuffed animals.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
My favorite and funniest memory was in kindergarten when William Cone snorted beads up his nose and shot them out for fun. Unfortunately, he snorted one too far up and it required a trip to the emergency room to get it out.
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
I will miss the approachability of everyone around campus.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva? How?
Dr. Howard Short influenced me the most because he taught me in eighth grade that Christianity does not shy away from the hard questions. In eleventh grade, he taught me that Analytical Statistics asks hard questions.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
Being a Geneva student means knowing all the words to “Non Nobis.”
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere in school?
If a Geneva kindergartner needs encouragement, then school might not be the place for them.
If you could change anything at Geneva, what would it be?
I would make a rule that says: “Anyone taught by their older brother gets an automatic A in the class.”