What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
The most influential book I have read has to be The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. It’s a children’s book I read when I was little, but to this day I still think about the little Glass China Bunny.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
My funniest moment at Geneva has to be attending the football games. I can just remember cracking up at the silliest things in the student section.
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
When I leave Geneva, I will probably miss the round table discussions and sporting events . The round table talks discussing the books we had just read really stuck with me and gave the book so much life. I also loved getting ready for football games, soccer practices, and cheering on volleyball or basketball.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva? How?
I would say Mr. Southwick and Becky Doran have influenced me the most from my time at Geneva. Mr. Southwick constantly challenged me in the best way possible and always offered such a unique prospective on different topics. And Coach Doran is such a beast and I wouldn’t want anyone else to be my coach.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
Being a Geneva student means being a hard worker who is able to pursue knowledge and isn’t afraid to question it.
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartener to persevere in school?
I would encourage a Kindergartner by asking them questions that peak their curiosity and encouraging them that hard work truly pays off. Also even though it may seem hard in the moment, their teachers and parents are preparing them for the future.
What about Geneva do you hope never changes?
I hope Geneva never changes their work hard / play hard mentality. It truly brings life to a school and showcases balance.