Elgin resident Amanda Lane, 20, was working as an intern at the Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory. †
Where did you grow up? Elgin
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Jennifer Lawrence
First job? Reshelving books at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An entomologist. I am studying to be an archeologist with the U.S. National Park Service
A book you'd recommend? "Native Son" by Richard Wright
Favorite charity? St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Do you play an instrument? Cello
Do you speak another language? Spanish, German, and I'm learning Italian
What game show would you be on? "Wheel of Fortune"
Favorite local restaurant? Elgin Public House in Elgin
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I have traveled to England, France and Canada.