Where did you grow up: Catlin, Ill.
Family: My mom and dad.
Pets: Abby, a black lab.
Occupation: Teaching assistant for Easter Seals.
What is the last song you listened to: “Bartender” by Lady Antebellum.
What is the last book you read: “Deja Dead” by Kathy Reich.
What is the last television show you watched: “Bones.”
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Ham and my mom’s homemade macaroni and cheese.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: I would take my dog.
What is your favorite local restaurant: Myrtles’s pie!
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I would pay off my student loans and then buy a house.
People would be surprised to know that you: I’m scared of cats. They are like ninjas. You never know where they will jump out from.
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: I like the fountain when it works.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I would want the park benches on Main Street turned around to face the road and the fountain turned back on.