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A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Ben Collins '20

A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Ben Collins '20

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

What are your plans after graduation?
To attend U of M.

What have you learned in East that will enable you to be successful?
Patience.

What were you like in school?
.....me?

Did you have a favorite teacher or class?
Pretty much all of the teachers I had.

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?
Kalamazoo College tennis courts when I won my quarterfinal match at states for tennis this last year.

What do you know now that you wish you’d known when you were younger?
Go to bed earlier.

Who from East do you think you’ll stay in touch with in the future?
My good friends and the copious amount of us going to U of M.

What advice do you have for young East kids?
Engage with your learning.

Bonus question: What are you glad we didn’t ask you about?
What quarantine is like :I :(.

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