Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?I used to love going fishing with my grandfather. He suffered from polio, but he took the time to take me on the lake. Once we caught a large bass and ate it for dinner. It's one of the few memories of quality time I have of him.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I identify most with my father. He has helped guide me through many tough times in my life.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?I admire honesty and having strong convictions, even when the world is against you.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?When I was working at the airport a dog got loose on the tarmac and I had to chase it down. It took over 20 minutes, but I got it back to its handlers and it had a safe flight. The video of the incident was shown around the office for a week.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?I would travel to the Arctic and island regions of the planet as I fear they won't exist in the future due to climate change.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?I would want them to have a sense of confidence, something I never had as a kid. I want them to be confident so that they can make a real impact on the world even if they can’t achieve all their dreams.