What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
The Lions of Little Rock was a book I read when I was in 3rd grade, and I loved it. That book was one of the first novels I read, and it really sparked by love of reading and taught me how fun and interesting reading can be.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
I don’t remember a specific moment, but it’s funny how I fall up or down the stairs at least twice a week!
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
I will miss how everyone knows your name and you know everyone.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva, How?
Mr. Southwick, because he genuinely cares so much for his students and that they enjoy his class and learning the material in general. He has re-instituted my love for literature and history and really cares for all his students on a personal level.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
Having integrity. The Geneva community fosters honesty and responsibility which are very valuable like skills.
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere in school?
Some years will definitely be harder than others but in the end, if you push through, it will definitely pay off because senior year is really fun and you will be prepared for all the hard challenges that seem intimidating (like thesis).
What about Geneva do you hope never changes?
The Journalism Department and all the other extracurriculars remain exceptional. Since Geneva is so small, the teachers can be very personal and make everything we produce very impressive.