20 Questions in 60 Seconds with Communications Coordinator Amy Marquis


Let's play 20 Questions! This week's guest is Waldorf School of New Orleans Communications Coordinator Amy Marquis. She took some time out of her busy schedule to play today so that we can get to know her a little better.


1. What three traits define you?

Mom, Type A, Insomniac 2. What is your philosophy?

All You Need Is Love  3. What's one thing you couldn't live without?

My family 4. What are you reading these days?

Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling 5. What is the best book you've ever read?

I really liked Memoirs of a Geisha

6. Where is your favorite place to be?

Asheville, NC 7. What is your favorite thing to do?

Sunday breakfast with my family 8. What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had? 

Video producer for Coca-Cola's pitch to win Burger King's North American contract. (I know - super specific!) 9. What’s the coolest (or most important) trend you see today?

Smart phones. We need to learn to use them well so they don't use us. 10. Choose: Beaches or Mountains and tell us why!

Mountains. Probably because they're exotic to me. (Not many around these parts.)

11. What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime?

The Internet. Wow. 12. You’re hosting a dinner party. Who are the 3 people, from present or past, who you would invite and why?

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for trailblazing; Leonardo DaVinci because he covers art, science, and architecture; and Chef Julia Child because she seems like she'd be a fun party guest and could cook for us too! 13. What is your favorite food?

Bacon. 14. If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

Philanthropist 15. What's your best advice?

When somebody's acting their worst, it's a cry for kindness. 16. What would you most like to tell yourself at age 12?

It gets better. 17. Whom do you admire most?

My daughter for her passion for learning and understanding, and my son for his ability to home in on the truth no matter how hidden. 18. What is your greatest fear?

Not meeting my future (presumed) grandchildren 19. Tell us something that might surprise us about you.

I have a special talent for remembering phone numbers - a dying art in 2018. 20. What is your favorite thing about working at WSNO?

I love WSNO and have watched it reach a whole new level over the last 13 years. I'm excited to be a part of helping it continue to blossom.

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