23 with ’23: Michael Polsinelli


Maggie Storts, Staff Writer, Editor

Michael Polsinelli is a senior at Jonathan Alder High School. He plays the tuba in the band and is a member of the math and French clubs. For our twenty-third and final installment of the 23 with ‘23 series, we sat down with Michael to spotlight 23 different members of the class of 2023.


Q: What’s one thing people don’t know about you?


A: I’m colorblind.


Q: What’s your wake-up ritual?


A: I wake up, I take a shower, I get coffee, I sit on the couch and I come to school.


Q: What’s your go-to bed ritual? 


A: I take another shower and then I go to bed. I brush my teeth in there.


Q: What’s your favorite time of day and why?


A: Early morning because nobody else is awake yet. It’s quiet.


Q: If you could switch lives with someone for a day, who would it be?


A: Doc, he has a pretty eventful yet relaxing life.


Q: Dream country to visit?


A: Italy.


Q: What’s the biggest surprise you’ve had?


A: I got a truck for my 16th birthday.


Q: If your life was a TV show, what song would be in the intro?


A: “Power of Love” by Huey Lewis & The News.


Q: What are three things you can’t live without?


A: My friends, family, and food.


Q: What 3 people living or dead would you like to make dinner for?


A: Elvis, Gordon Ramsey, and Mr. Carpenter.


Q: Window or aisle seat?


A: Window.


Q: Secret talent?


A: I can hula hoop like there’s no tomorrow.


Q: Most adventurous thing you’ve done in your life?


A: I went on a vacation with my friend’s family. 


Q: How would you define yourself in three words?


A: Smart, happy, and caring. 

Q: What’s inspiring you in life right now and why?


A: My future, my goals.


Q: Best piece of advice you’ve received?


A: You can do anything you put your mind to. 


Q: What would you like to be remembered for?


A: Being fun to be around.


Q: Best thing to happen to you today?


A:  I finished my physics project.


Q: Worst thing to happen to you today?


A: I had to come to school.


Q: If you made a documentary, what would it be about and why?


A: A Chevy Silverado.


Q: Last piece of content you consumed that made you cry?


A: Probably a chemistry test last year. 


Q: Song you can listen to on repeat?


A: Luke Combs’ version of “Fast Car.”


Q: On a scale of 1-10, how excited are you about life right now?


A: 9.