MARYKATE O’MALLEY
”MK”

 

Facilitator
Joined Crew in 2016

+ Where are you from?

Avon by the Sea, NJ

+ What is your educational background?

St. Rose High School ‘17 currently a Sophomore at Fairfield University, class of ‘21

+ When you aren't at Lead U, what are you doing?

I am at school studying Nursing and Studio Art! When I’m not at Lead U in the summer, I am Lifeguarding in Avon by the Sea. And I am on the dance team at Fairfield.

+ Who do you view as a leader and why?

I view myself as a leader because I am outgoing and friendly. I love working with people and I am a strong beliver in positivity !

+ What's one thing you remember from Kindergarten or the early years of school?

We had a “Butterfly Parade” and my teacher told us to paint our winds symmetrical to wear them in the parade. Being the creative genius I am I did not paint my wings symmetrical. My teacher yelled at me and I refused to be like everyone else when she asked that I redid my wings. I wore my unique, asymmetrical Butterfly wings with pride :)

+ If you could time travel, where would you go?

I would go to the future!

+ If you could be a cartoon character for one week, who would it be?

This is so hard. Definetly Spongebob.

+ If you could only eat three foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?

Chocolate with rainbow sprinkles, iceberg wedge salads and Playa bowls

+ If you could ask your pet one question, what would it be?

Why do you cry to come in the shower when I am showering?

+ Who would play you in a movie of your life?

Blake Lively. (I hope)

+ What is your favorite family or friend tradition?

We host my entire family for Christmas every year. A total of 55 people! We all sit in my living room and sing Christmas carols.

+ What is your spirit animal and why?

A whale shark because they are majestic, friendly, and have really cool spots. I would die to swim with one.

+ Most memorable Lead U moment

Playing Bippety Bippety Bop for the first time at our professional development sleepover.