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24 with ’24:Elijah Nicol

Carla Banks
Elijah Nicols senior picture.

     Senior Elijah Nicol has gone to Alder his whole life, and is involved in many different aspects of life at Alder. He is captain of the varsity boys lacrosse team, president of the National Honors Society, president of the math club, treasurer for the class of 2024, and a part of LEO Club. He is also a member of his local youth group. We sat down with Eli as part of our 24 with ‘24 interview series. 


Q: What’s your favorite memory of your time at Alder?

A: My favorite memory at Alder was doing math club over Zoom with my friend Levi. It was lots of fun.


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

A: Food, water, and people.


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

A: I am starting to learn how to play guitar. 


Q: How would you define yourself in three words?

A: Kind, responsible and funny


Q: What was your last dream?

A: I won a 1,000-dollar scholarship from Butter Popcorn. 


Q:  Best piece of advice you’ve received?

A: Live in the moment.


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

A: The path to choosing your career. That’s something everyone goes through. It would be helpful to all people. 


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

A: I was laughing and crying from a joke my brother found on Instagram.


Q: Song you can listen to on repeat?

A: “Rest on Us” by Mavric City


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

A: I think Doc Lorson. He is just a really cool guy.


Q: Dream country to visit?

A: I am living in the country I would like to visit. I would stay here. 


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

A: When I got my kittens. 


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

A: “Hard Workin’ Man” by Brooks and Dunn 


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

A: Doc, Mr. Hughes, and Carp


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

A: Ziplining 


Q: What would you like to be remembered for?

A: The person who is kind to everyone. Also, someone who always includes everyone.

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Sidney Troesch
Sidney Troesch, Staff Writer, Photography Editor, Editor
Sidney Troesch is a Senior in her third year in journalism. Outside of journalism, she can be found partaking in hobbies such as playing volleyball, photography, and outdoor activities. Additionally, she enjoys listening to her favorite band, Twenty-One Pilots, and watching Criminal Minds. For her future, she is interested in working in criminal justice or something to do with the outdoors. She is described as outgoing and kind by her friends and family.   

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    Chloe FieldsOct 6, 2023 at 11:10 AM

    i <3 eli