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Vicki McDaniel Smith '84

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Friday Knight Alumni Spotlight Q&A

Tell us about yourself. What have you been up to since you left Geneseo?
I live in Honeoye Falls, exactly 3 miles from the house I grew up in. I have two incredible young adult children, and I couldn’t be more proud of them. I have been teaching in the Fairport Central School district for 29 years.

Who inspires you?    
My children

What talent would you most like to have?
A beautiful singing voice  

What's the bravest thing you've ever done?    
Deciding to be a single mom

Describe a perfect weekend.    
My perfect weekend would be spent with people that I care about. Perhaps having drinks on a boat, a cookout, and a bonfire. And sleeping in on Saturday morning would be a bonus.

Best advice you've received from a family member?    
Love with your whole heart.

What is your most-used emoji?

If you could only eat one item for every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?    

What was your favorite concert or theater movie?    
Jimmy Buffett

When you were a Geneseo student, where did you live?
Niagara, Nassau, 80 Court St., above Taco Junction, and above Kelly’s