Monday Morning Chat: Five minutes with Beth Gilchrist, secretary at Craig Middle School
October 7, 2012
Hometown: Craig, CO
Job title: "Secretary, aka mother of the middle school"
How did you get started in your job: "I started volunteering as a parent volunteer and did that. We actually lived in Montrose for 3 years; I did it there for three years. I came here and volunteered and the position came open and I applied."
How long have you worked for the middle school: 15 years
Motto or outlook on life: "With good humor all things are possible."
Favorite thing about life in Northwest Colorado: "Everything. I like lots of things. I like our wide open spaces. I like it all."
Least favorite thing: "I don't like to be cold."
Favorite local restaurant: "I would have to say I like going to Vallartas"
Improvement you'd like to see in Craig: "I would probably be pleased to see a rec center."
Favorite song or musician: "I like folk music."
Pet peeve: "Mean people."
Most embarrassing moment: "I've lost being worried about embarrassed years ago when I started working at a middle school."