Centre News

Getting to know...the Communication Office’s Chris Floyd


August 27, 2009
Floyd Chris with wife, Tami, and two daughters, Karly and Megan.
Floyd Taken in 2007, this photo of Old Centre is Floyd's favorite
picture he's taken at Centre so far.
1. Position at Centre? Photographer.

2. Hometown? Danville, Ky.

3. Career Highlight? Being part of The Mountain Workshops and getting my story printed in their annual book. It was a huge test of patience and ability.

4. Favorite Part of Photography? Too hard to answer.

5. Favorite Picture You've Taken at Centre? Photo of Old Centre in the fall of 2007.

6. Family? Wife, Tami; two daughters, Karly (10) and Megan (3).

7. Hobbies: Golf and movies.

8. Most memorable experience of your youth? Winning the first golf tournament I played in—the Frankfort City Tournament, age group 14-16. I was 14, and I won in a three-hole playoff.

9. Prized possession? My faith.

10. Favorite book? The Bible.

11. Memorable trip/vacation? A week in Destin with my family on our first family vacation.

12. Favorite movie? Too hard to pick just one, so just a couple are Tombstone and Garden State.

13. Favorite album? "Crash" by Dave Matthews Band.

14. Favorite artist (of any type)? Tie between Mark Robert Halper and David Fokos (Photographers—go figure.)

15. Attitude toward technology? Slow down!

16. Person you most admire? My wife.

17. Living figure you'd most like to meet? Mark Robert Halper.

18. Historical figure you'd most like to meet? Jesus.

19. What would you be doing if you weren't working at Centre? Freelance photography.

20. Describe yourself in three words. Think too much.

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