Read on to get to know Tim, one of Project Respect’s classroom facilitators!


Q: When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to be…

A: A pro baseball player


Q: How did you end up at Project Respect?

A: Saw an ad and asked a friend who volunteers at the CPC about it.  She said I would be great at it.


Q: What do you love most about working with Project Respect?

A: Helping teens think about their future


Q: Favorite ice cream flavor?

A: Moose Tracks


Q: What food can you not go without?

A: Pizza with sausage and mushrooms.


Q: What’s one of your best memories as a child?

A: Driving trip out west with my family in 1980.  A month riding in the back of a station wagon. What could be better!


Q: If I could go anywhere in the world…

A: New Zealand. It looks beautiful.


Q: People might be surprised to know…

A: I am learning to play mandolin.


Q: When I’m not in the classroom, scheduling, and working on curriculum, I’m most likely to be found…

A: Chopping and carrying wood, feeding chickens, various other jobs around the house.


Q: What’s playing in your CD player/on your iPhone right now?

A: Carolina Chocolate Drops.


Q: How do you relax?

A: Read, play video games, mandolin.


Q: What was the last movie, TV show or book that made you emotional, cry or tear up?

A: Any Downton Abbey episode. Edith’s life is painful.


Q: Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

A: David Grisman


Q: Would you like to be famous? In what way?

A: No, absolutely not.


Q: What would constitute a perfect day for you?

A: A day at the beach on Hatteras Island.

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