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MEET: Sam Stover

January 10, 2011

StoverName: Sam Stover
Occupation: Admissions counselor
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.
Hobbies: Kayaking, biking, reading, fishing
What are a few of your favorite things? Sports, books, music, weekends, water-skiing
What three items go in your desert island backpack? Water, sunglasses, fishing rod
Any do-over requests to lodge with the universe? Explain. Not really, although my first Wisconsin winter last year made me wonder why I left the south.
Favorite meal? Steak and mashed potatoes
What can’t you live without? Family, friends, and cell phone
What do you do in your free time? Racquetball, watch sports, read, and hang out with friends
If you could be reincarnated, what person/thing would you like to be? My dog growing up/parent’s dog now: Moose—golden retriever who is as spoiled as can be.
What gets you up in the morning? First, the alarm, second, a big breakfast.
Who are your heroes? Those who lead by example.
Which talent would you most like to have/Name a talent you have? Would love to have a photographic memory.
Beatles or Stones? Beatles.
What’s your favorite hidden gem here in the area? Captain’s Galley—the sandwich place next to the South Beloit post office.
What’s the number one thing on your bucket list? African safari
Proudest/ most memorable life changing moment? Beloit calling the day after I graduated from Wooster and offering me a job.
What do you most look forward to? On a daily basis, 4:30 p.m. On a weekly basis, the weekend.  On a larger scale, whatever comes next.