Common Sense sits down with Kaitlin Mariani for 31 questions


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Senior Kaitlin Marini demonstrates her athletic tricks at the Fall Festival.

You may have seen her in the hallways, jeering, laughing, or spraying water on innocent bystanders with her handy water gun: The 5 ‘3’ enigma that is senior Kaitlin Mariani.

Q: What does your dream day look like?

A: I wake up at like noon, hit the gym, and hang out with friends.
Q: What are you most proud of?
A: I’m most proud of the friendships I’ve made throughout my life.
Q: What was your favorite activity as a child?
A: Playing sports, but when I was really young playing with rocks.
Q: What type of music are you into?
A: Country music, and that is the only right answer.
Q: What was the best vacation you ever took and why?
A: St. Thomas because the island was beautiful, and the food was amazing.
Q: Whats the worst vacation you ever took?
A: Once when I went to Myrtle Beach, but it was only [bad] because I had strep throat for like all of it.
Q: Last TV show you binge-watched?
A: One Tree Hill
Q: Favorite holiday and why?
A: Christmas because I get to see family I haven’t seen in a while and because I get gifts and who doesn’t love gifts?
Q: What are you asking Santa for this year?
A: As lame as it sounds, clothes: I need some new clothes.
Q: What’s one snack you can’t live without?
A: Goldfish or cheez-its: they’re my go-to.
Q: Biggest red flag?
A: When someone says they hate country music or think it’s the worst genre.
Q: Biggest green flag?
A: When someone says they love country music, but also when people say they like dogs more than cats.
Q: Which meal is your favorite: breakfast, lunch, or dinner?
A: Dinner because there are just better dinner restaurants and more options.
Q: Favorite season and why?
A: Summer because there’s no school, and I can be with my friends all day everyday.
Q: Least favorite season?
A: I enjoy all seasons because there’s something good in all of them, but I guess spring because of allergies.
Q: A dream job?
A: Professional golfer; being good at golf is a flex.
Q: One job you’d never want to do?
A: Plumber because that’s just gross.
Q: If your life had a theme song what would it be?
A: I don’t **** with you, by Big Sean.
Q: Tell us something you like about Wootton.
A: The people: I’ve made some great friends at Wootton.
Q: If you could have three wishes, what would they be?
A: Unlimited money, great health for my family and friends, Giants win the Super Bowl.
Q: What do you think of the Washington Commanders?
A: Hate them, go G men.
Q: Who’s the most overrated celebrity?
A: Taylor Swift
Q: Best pizza place?
A: The Pie Hole, which is in St. Thomas.
Q: Best burger place?
A: Char-pit at Lake Tahoe.
Q: If you could switch places with anyone for a day who would it be?
A: Zach Haledjian
Q: Who is the best movie villain?
A: The Grinch
Q: Do you have any phobias?
A: Nah
Q: Who always makes you laugh?
A: My friends
Q: Where do you imagine yourself in 10 years?
A: On a yacht in the Maldives [because I will] be a billionaire.
Q: What is your dream college and why?
A: Don’t really have one.
Q: Which memory will you remember forever from your time here?
A: When I was bleeding out because I sliced my finger open during lunch.