1. Position/title: Admission Counselor.
2. Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
3. Career highlight: Getting my picture on the Website for answering 20 questions. It's all downhill from here.
4. What brought you to Centre? My oldest brother Conor went to Centre, so I learned about the school from him. I used to live in Danville when I was a kid, too, so I always knew of the school while I was growing up.
5. Favorite/amusing/profound student anecdote? The moment I am most proud of was delivering the Honors Convocation speech with Matt Steinfeld. I realize that this is not profound, amusing, or an anecdote. My second proudest moment was watching Brian Kretz graduate. Now that's amusing.
6. Family details: Parents Bob and Leslie; brothers Conor '01 and Tyson; sister Chelsea; sister-in-law Katherine '02.
7. Hobbies: Playing my guitar, reading, doing Sudoku puzzles, laughing at my own jokes, making delicious, fresh-squeezed orange juice.
8. Pets: None.
9. Prized possession: Taylor 310 acoustic guitar and aerial photograph of Strasbourg.
10. Last book read: Last book finished was All The King's Men by Robert Penn Warren, and I'm currently reading In Cold Blood by Truman Capote.
11. Memorable trip/vacation: Strasbourg, France and Europe, spring of 2005.
12. Favorite movie:Good Will Hunting, Waiting for Guffman, Rushmore.
13. Favorite album:Musicforthemorningafter by Pete Yorn, Cold Roses by Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Nashville by Josh Rouse.
14. Favorite food: The "Americain" sandwich, with cheese, from La Station Sandwich in Strasbourg. It’s a cheeseburger sandwich with French fries on top. How more American could that get? Also, I'm fat.
15. Favorite smell: Fresh coffee.
16. Person you most admire: My family.
17. Living figure you'd most like to meet: Adam Duritz or Christopher Guest.
18. Historical figure you'd most like to meet: William Faulkner.
19. What would you be doing if you weren't working at Centre: Living in a van down by the river.
20. Describe yourself in three words: Optimistic, friendly, sarcastic.
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