Archive for Thursday, August 11, 2011

Neighbors: Bill Turley

August 11, 2011

Occupation: Director of bands for USD 204

Place of birth: Des Moines, Iowa

Family: Daughter, Beatrice

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

A: I came to Bonner Springs in the fall of 2008. I wanted to work in a school district that was very supportive of music education and had great students and families.

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

A: When I first moved to Kansas City, I didn’t have a job lined up. I just hoped something good would happen.

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

A: My college saxophone instructor always told me that it’s not possible to be overprepared for anything in life.

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

A: I always try my best to be positive. I don’t know how many times I’ve told someone not to worry. Things tend to work out in life.

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

A: A musician

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Visiting family in Iowa.

Favorites

Song: “September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire

Color: Green

Food: Tenderloin sandwich

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