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A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Lydia Vinkemulder '20

A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Lydia Vinkemulder '20

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

What are your plans after graduation?
Got to college at WMU.

What have you learned in East that will enable you to be successful?
How to teach myself.

What were you like in school?
More reserved and creative.

Did you have a favorite teacher or class?
Band with Castillo or Spanish with Harmon.

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?
Marching at halftime at football games.

What do you know now that you wish you’d known when you were younger?
That grades don’t matter until high school.

Who from East do you think you’ll stay in touch with in the future?
My friends and the band.

What advice do you have for young East kids?
Stay humble and everything happens for a reason.

Bonus question: What are you glad we didn’t ask you about?
How I feel about all of the traditions and fun being taken away especially at band camp :)

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