Art focus: One-Act Play.
Adviser nomination: One-Act Play adviser said, “As an actor, he has shown great skill and diversity as well as leadership in the Brainerd High School drama program. His performance as the Young Man in “Hello Out There” was excellent.”
What was Young Man’s role: “He’s a gambler going around the country and he ends up in jail for allegedly raping someone. She was a con woman. In my jail life I fall in love with a girl, the maid at the jail. The play was 30 minutes long and there were four actors.”
Your biggest strength in acting: “I can do anything with accents and my willingness to try new things.”
Your weakness: “Memorizing lines. It’s my biggest problem.”
Actor most admired: Edward Norton.
Most memorable fine arts achievement: “Getting the lead role in the spring play last spring.”
Favorite movie: “Across the Universe.”
Favorite subject: Science or physics.
Favorite TV series: “Scrubs.”
Something people don’t know about you: “That I have a collection of 120-plus video games.”
Favorite video game: “Pikmin.”
Favorite website: YouTube. “My brother, a friend and I put a lot of random videos on there, just of us messing around.”
Parents: Dwight and Roxanne Hammermeister of Brainerd.
— Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer