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A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Lauren Barbour '20

A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Lauren Barbour '20

You can only have one: Rose’s caramel corn, an ice cream cone from Jersey Junction, or a Yesterdog. Which do you choose?
Roses caramel corn.

What are your plans after graduation?
To go to culinary school or hopefully get a job.

What have you learned in East that will enable you to be successful?
I have learned that you can do anything no matter what happens in the future.

What were you like in school?
I was very quiet and shy and only talked to a few people.

Did you have a favorite teacher or class?
My favorite teacher was Ms Meadows.

If you had to choose one moment in one location to serve as the signature moment of your East school experience, what would it be?
If I had to choose one moment in one location to serve as the signature moment of my East school experience it would be the spirit assemblies.

What do you know now that you wish you’d known when you were younger?
I know that there was a lot going on during the Vietnam and World War Two that caused a lot of stress to people.

Who from East do you think you’ll stay in touch with in the future?
I think I’ll stay in touch with my friend Amelia.

What advice do you have for young East kids?
Keep working even if you are tired and starting to lose interest.

Bonus question: What are you glad we didn’t ask you about?
What my favorite memory of East Grand Rapids is.

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