What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
Either Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis or Silence by Shusaku Endo. These both taught me how to look at the world through a different lens than I am used to.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
During Junior year of baseball, Mac Brock tried to do the “Baker” and failed miserably, and it was hilarious.
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
I think I’ll miss the teacher-student relationships the most, because I don’t think I can get that at most colleges.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva, How?
Mr. Shelton’s Worldview class is going to influence my life for decades to come, so I think he takes the cake on this one.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
To me, being a Geneva student means living up to the reputation that was given us. What I mean is, when people from other schools think about Geneva, they have a high regard for the character of Geneva students. In my experience, it’s a standard that has been lived up to.
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere?
If I were to tell a kindergartner anything to encourage him at Geneva, I would tell them to let their curiosity fuel their love of learning. I would tell them to remind themselves that learning is not a chore, but a gift. I would tell them to use their love of learning for the glory of God.
What about Geneva do you hope never changes?
I hope Geneva stays small. I don’t mean that I don’t want the Geneva community to grow, I just mean that I don’t want to lose the tightknit community we have been between family and friends, and between students and teachers.