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National School Principal Day: Hooray for Mr. Meek! 05/01/23

Mr. Meek Monday, May 1st is National School Principal day! We in Maverick country thought it would be great to celebrate our very own Mr. Meek by sitting down with him for a round of twenty questions. Enjoy!

1. Where did you grow up? 

-Just outside of Spring Hill on the family farm that I still live on today.

2. What was your favorite subject in school?

-Math, specifically geometry.

3. Did you ever fail a class? 

-Nope, never failed a class; but I did retake a class in college to raise my grade.

4. What is one of your hidden talents? 

- I’m kind of a jack of all trades.  I know a little bit about a lot of things.

5. What school sport or activity did you enjoy the most when you were in school? 

-Definitely Football.

6. What is your favorite SHMS cafeteria food? 

-I typically bring leftovers from home, and have only eaten once in our cafeteria.  I am not picky; I would probably like it all.  Fun side note: growing up in the Spring Hill School District, my favorite lunch was Pac-Man sandwiches.  Those of us who know . . . know how good those ham and cheese sandwiches were.

7. Do you have pets? 

-Yep! We live on a farm and have all sorts of animals; although my true pets are my dogs - Oreo and Max.

8. What song do you know all the lyrics to? 

-Love Song by Tesla . . . I know I am old. 

9. What is your dream vacation? 

-Somewhere warm and all-inclusive.

10. What or who inspires you? 

-My wife . . . what can I say? I married up and she brings out the best in me and my family.

11. What is your favorite Fortnite skin? 

-I have no clue.  I’ve seen the game, but never played it.

12. What is a must-have app for your phone?

-Google maps-It gets me where I need to go, finds me a place to eat, and helps me find gas stations.

13. What is your best memory of your first year as principal at SHMS? 

-All the fun conversations in the lunchroom with the students.

14. Can you hit the griddy?

-One word….Nope!

15. Playstation or Xbox?


16. If you won the lottery, would you still come to work?

-I would, but probably in a different capacity.  I love what I do.

17. What do you do on your summer break?

-Work on the farm, camp with the family, recharge the batteries.

18. Would you rather be a UFC fighter or an ESPN sportscaster?

-ESPN sportscaster . . . I’ve never been into the fighting scene.

19. Would you rather be always hot or always cold?

-COLD.  I can always put more layers on.  

20. What accomplishments do you hope to achieve next year as principal?

-More positive relationships and continuing the educational greatness here at SHMS!