Name: Makala Langenberg    Grade: Sophomore

What motivates you to work hard?

When people around me are positive and have a good energy I tend to work a lot harder.

What keeps you from  working hard?

When people around me have negative energy and aren’t putting in the work they should be putting in.

Are  you shy or outgoing?

I am mainly shy when I don’t know somebody well, but once I become comfortable around people I am very outgoing.

After a full day with people are you ready to snuggle up at home or head out with friends?

Normally after a full day with people I would want to go home and chill, but if people offer, I am most likely going to want to go out.

If comfortable, are you loud and crazy or calm and quiet?

If I am comfortable around you, I am loud and crazy. But if I have to be quiet in a certain situation, I would be calm and quiet.

Are you a listener or a talker?

I am more of a listener. I listen to what people have to say and am always there for anyone to talk to.

Are you "go with the flow" or more of a control freak?

I am more of a “go with the flow.” But when nobody is taking control of a situation, I can turn into a control freak.

Do you like to take charge or are you comfortable letting somebody else call the shots?

I am comfortable letting someone else call the shots but if I don’t agree, I will normally put in my opinion as well.

Do you like to blend in or stand out?

Blend in.

Are you neat or messy?  Organized or disorganized?

I wouldn’t say I am messy, but I am also not neat. I’d say I am an organized mess!

Are you a perfectionist or ok with "good enough"?

I am not a perfectionist with most things, but when it comes to dance I always strive to be perfect.

What drives you crazy when working with other people?

When people don’t put in the amount of work they should be putting in and are able to put in.

Is it easy or hard for you accept a compliment?  How about a criticism/critique?

Compliments for me are harder to accept when I know I could have done better. Critiques are easy for me to accept because I appreciate every critique given to me and I know they are things I can improve on to become better!

Are you easily distracted or can  you generally maintain your focus?

I can generally maintain my focus and pay attention but some days it is a little harder for me.

Do you wait to be included or do you jump right in?

I wait to be included if I don’t know people as well, but if I know you well I will jump right in without a problem.

Do you get along with  your parents and siblings?

Me and my parents have a good relationship and me a my brother do as well.

Is your glass half full or half empty?

Half full

What's your favorite holiday and favorite holiday tradition?

My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, but my favorite holiday tradition is Christmas at my Grandmas house every year on Christmas Day.

Do you find it hard or easy to keep a secret?

I find it easy to keep a secret.

If you had a warning label what would yours say?

If I had a warning label it would probably say that I am quiet but strong.

Do stressful times make you dig deeper or shut down?

Stressful times make me dig deeper. When I am under stress I make myself work harder for what I want.

Do you find performing (or being in front of an audience) exhilarating or anxiety producing?

I have been performing for 12 years and it has always been exhilarating for me every time.

Is it easy for you to talk about your feelings  and concerns?

It is harder for me to talk about my feelings and I usually keep them inside.

Are you a "best friend" or "group of friends" type person?

I am more of a best friend type person.

Do you prefer being scheduled & structured or spontaneous?

I am more spontaneous. I never really have a schedule and like to plan by day!