What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
Dante’s Inferno is the most influential book I have read at Geneva because it talks about all the sins and the grueling things that happen to you when you act with those sins.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
My favorite memory is playing ultimate frisbee with Mr. Naiser. Mr. Naiser makes the game so fun because he is competitive and really gets into it. It’s nice to take a break from all of the work and be able to be outside and let out energy playing ultimate frisbee.
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
I will miss the close connection with everyone at the school. Being at a small school allows you to make connections with teachers, coaches, and friends. It’s a gift to know everyone and get to form important and impactful relationships.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva? How?
Mr. Naiser has taught me how to be my best in all that I do. Mr. Naiser does an incredible job making students feel seen and known. He challenges me to do everything with excellence, but also constantly reminds me that he cares about me as a person.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
A Geneva student is a person with hard work ethic who takes pride in the work they have done. A Geneva student has learned to think critically and defend their faith.
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere in school?
It may be hard at times, but the outcome will be worth it. The workload is challenging but it does pay off in the long run. Also, be a good friend to everyone. Everyone deserves respect.
What about Geneva do you hope never changes?
I hope being able to know all the community around you never go away at Geneva. I hope Geneva can maintain its small community size and camaraderie.