Name-Sydney Zinkel      Grade- Junior

What motivates you to work hard?

I am motivated to work hard when my team and I have a common goal and I see others working hard.

What keeps you from  working hard?

If I have a lot of time to do something it keeps me from working hard because I just push off doing it until last minute.

Are  you shy or outgoing?

In some situations I’m shy but in others situations I’m out going.

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

After spending time out I like to go home and take a nap.

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

If I’m comfortable with people I wouldn’t say I’m “loud and crazy”but my personality shows.

Are you a listener or a talker?

I love to talk but I’ll listen to others if they need to talk.

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

I’d say I’m a control freak because I like being on top of things.

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

I like being in charge because then I know things will be done on time and completed well.

Do you like to blend in or stand out?

I like to blend in normally, but when it comes to things I’m good at I like to stand out.

Are you neat or messy? 

Organized or disorganized?Messy but it’s an organized mess.

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

I’m a perfectionist, I will do things over and over until they get to the standards I hold for myself.

What drives you crazy when working with other people?

When working with other people it drives me crazy if I notice they are unmotivated or lacking in effort.

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

I like getting compliments, and I like getting critiques because then I know there’s a way for me to get better than what I am.

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

I can get distracted pretty easily but I try to stay focused.

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

Normally I wait to be included.

Do you get along with  your parents and siblings?

Most of the time yes, more with my siblings because my parents get on my nerves sometimes.

Is your glass half full or half empty?

Glass half full, I feel like there’s always a good way to look at a bad situation and make the most out of it

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What's your favorite holiday and favorite holiday tradition?

My favorite holiday tradition is when on Christmas Eve my grandparents come over and we have dinner by the Christmas tree, have a sibling gift exchange, and then go to the candle lit church service.

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

I’ll keep a secret if I have to but if it’s something exciting it can be hard to keep.

If you had a warning label what would yours say?

I honestly don’t know. Maybe something about my personality because I’ve been told it’s “unique”.

Do stressful times make you dig deeper or shut down?

When things become stressful I dig deeper and try to find a way to make things less stressful.

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

I love performing, because I get to make crazy facials and show people how much hard work we put into each routine.

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

Normally no but if it’s really important I talk about it.

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

I only have a few close friends but I don’t mind hanging out in a large group setting.

Do you prefer being scheduled & structured or spontaneous?

I enjoy sticking to a schedule but I don’t mind doing something random if it’s imbedded into plans.