Janesville, Wis., resident Shelly Kakouris, 47, was at the Military History Fest in St. Charles when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? North Prairie, Wis.
Pets? A cat named Cleo
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Lucille Ball
First job? Baby-sitting
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher. I teach sixth grade.
A book you’d recommend? “There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom” by Louis Sachar
Do you play an instrument? Harp and dulcimer, but not well.
Favorite charity? Project 16:49. That is how many hours and minutes a homeless teen has nowhere to go after school.
What game show would you be on? “Super Sloppy Double Dare”
Favorite local restaurant? Portillo’s in St. Charles
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? Richard Dreyfuss was the keynote speaker at an event like this in Wisconsin.