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During our 2018 season, we’re going to feature a staff and a member of Spirit WP each week! Our first staff & member feature is of James Sparling and Rachel Pfeiffer. We interviewed them with a few interesting questions 

MEET JAMES, our drill writer! This year marks James’s 13th consecutive season writing drill for Spirit.

Where are you from? 
Dayton, Ohio
When did you start percussion? 
5th grade
Which is your favorite show that you’ve participated in? 
2001 Mystique – Strength and Honor (or more commonly known as the Gladiator Show)
Which vegetable would you want to be? 
A Carrot – it’s a social vegetable—one that you would eat in a social setting
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? 
Bali
If you could do any other career than your present one, what would it be?
A Math teacher, something in Computer Science, or something in Fashion

 

MEET RACHEL, one of the Front Ensemble Section leaders and a Xylo & Marimba player!
Fun Fact: Rachel’s an EMT and works overnights at the Hospital – sometimes right after a 14 hour Spirit rehearsal…!

What animal would you be? 
Chimpanzee
Which is your favorite show that you’ve participated in?
Spirit Fusion- 2012!
If you were a food item, what would you be? 
Crazy Maki Sushi
Which kitchen item would you be? 
Isablender 
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? 
The Netherlands