|High School:||Joseph Wheeler|
After graduating in June she will work for Epic Systems Corporation as a Technical Services/ Problem Solver
Parents Names? Elena and Keith
High School? Joseph Wheeler High School
Home town? Marietta, GA
Major? Chemical Engineering
What do you want to be when you grow up? Is it bad that I’m still not entirely sure? I’m leaning towards process research or biotech consulting, but right now I’m willing to take pretty much whatever job I can get.
Why is that the thing you want to spend your life focused on? Science
What is the coolest thing you have learned in the last 12 months? I learned that ants actually count their steps and watch the sun to find their nest again once they leave it; they actually added mini stilts to the ants’ legs to prove this
What is the best part of being in your major? I get to do a little bit of everything
What is the one thing you must have on your bucket list? I would like to do skydiving, but I’m not sure if I could.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be? It would be kinda nice to be a kid again for a little while and not have to worry about this whole getting a job thing or this whole responsibility thing, but I don’t really have a specific person in mind
If you could interview Santa, the Easter Bunny, Cupid or a Leprechaun who do you pick? I’ve heard this joke. It’s something about how smart blonds don’t exist.
If you were the host of a late night talk show, who are the guests you have to have on your show? If we can host someone who’s no longer alive, Albert Einstein might be nice. I’ve always wanted to pick his brain. I guess Curie would be fun to meet, too.
What do you need less of in your life? More of? Less work, more sleep
What is your favorite day of the year? Christmas
If you could pick one mascot in all of college sports to be for the big football/basketball game, which one would you pick? Bulldog because I like dogs
If you could jump into any television show and be a specific character, which show, which character? Burn Notice, Fiona
What is the job (not in your field) you wish you could try for a day? A veterinarian
What is the most original and unique vacation you would like to take? Hawaii to go surfing
What is your favorite thing about a rainy day? A sunny day? I like water on rainy days since there’s not much in Southern California. Sunny days are nice because I can go hiking.
Do you like even or odd numbers and why? Odd because my birthday is an odd number.
What one month on the calendar would you like to eliminate? August because it wasn’t part of the original Roman calendar and it breaks up the numbering system. Also, it’s hot.
What rule was most important in your family’s life growing up? No shoes on the carpet
What is the best part of being at Caltech? The people