What is the most influential book you have read besides the Bible? Why?
The most influential book I have read besides the Bible is The Consolation of Philosophy because it helped to solidify my views of true happiness and the concept of free will.
What is your favorite or funniest moment at Geneva?
My funniest Geneva moment was during freshmen year. Mr. Graham walked by and said, “What’s up guys?” For some reason, I shouted back, “Good!” in a very awkward voice. I guess I was just a little on edge that day. It is definitely one of those moments where you had to be there, but my friends and I laugh about it to this day.
What will you miss most when you leave Geneva?
When I leave Geneva, I will definitely miss the faculty the most. They have always been there to support me, offer guidance and make me like more than a number. They are filled with so much wisdom and insight that they readily share with students. Also, the way they interact with each student as a person makes their love of Christ evident.
Who has influenced you most while at Geneva? How?
Mrs. Evans has definitely influenced me the most at Geneva. I’ve known her since grammar school and her love for Jesus shines like a bright light every single day. She is so incredibly helpful, supportive and is always ready to serve others in any way she can.
What does being a Geneva student mean to you?
To me, being a Geneva student means striving to live each day to the glory of God. Geneva students are lovers of critical thinking and learning, and they demonstrate the love of Christ in everything they do. Sure, we mess up, but I like being in a place where the goal is set so high.
How would you encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere in school?
To encourage a Geneva kindergartner to persevere, I would tell him or her to simply do your very best in everything that you do, even when it’s hard, and do it in a way that glorifies God. It will eventually become a habit.
What about Geneva do you hope never changes?
I hope the community at Geneva never changes. I enjoy having so many close relationships with people here. It means a lot to be truly known by so many people. I doubt I will ever find a group of people so like-minded and connected. It’s a real gift.