Archive for Thursday, December 24, 2009

Neighbors: Judy MIksch

Judy Miksch

Judy Miksch

December 24, 2009

Occupation: Retired elementary school teacher of 33 years, current president of the Bonner Springs Rotary Club

Place of birth: Oswego

Family: Sisters, Collene and Glenna, several nieces and nephews and many friend who have become an extended family.

Q: When did you move to the Bonner Springs area, and what brought you here?

A: I came here for my first teaching job in 1967 at Edwardsville Elementary. I didn’t know anything about Bonner Springs, so I expected to stay a couple years, get some experience and move on. I stayed for 33 years. It’s my home now.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Coming to an area where I knew no one. It was pretty scary.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Always be yourself; be honest.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I have a great life. I enjoy helping people. I was a Dairy Princess when I was young back in my hometown.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: I wanted to go into the business world.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: One of these days I’m going to Hawaii. It’s been a dream since childhood.

Favorites:

Song: I like all types of music except rap and hard rock.

Color: Yellow

Food: Roast, mashed potatoes and gravy

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