Interview with Mr. Keith Tompkins – a New Mobility Aid




New mobility aide, Mr. Tompkins, poses for a picture outside of a classroom.
New mobility aide, Mr. Tompkins, poses for a picture outside of a classroom.



1. What other experience do you have prior to this job?

I have worked as a barber as well as a counselor at Nobles Day Camp.

2. What do you enjoy most about your new job?

Being able to help students through the transition from not knowing to fully understanding.

3. What exactly is your new job?

I am a mobility aide.

4. If you were to be stuck on an island with no electricity, what three things would you bring with you?

Golf clubs, fishing pole/tackle box, and flint (to start a fire).

5. What is the most interesting thing you’ve ever done?

Spent 10 days in New Zealand just before school started.

6. What were you like in high school?

Athletic and Quiet.

7. What was your worst subject in high school?


8. What is your ideal vacation?

Back to New Zealand with unlimited funds.

9. Does your horoscope accurately describe you: Cancer (June 22-July 22) There will be a trial having to do with miscommunication. You will learn to be more specific in your requests. This is all preparation to ready you for the ultimate challenge — finally getting what you want.

If it is true, I am hopeful that it turns out the way I would like.

10. If you could describe yourself in one word what would it be?


11. What is your favorite show?


12. What is your favorite song?

Vindicated – Dashboard Confessional

13. What is your favorite band?


14. What is your favorite website?

15. What is your favorite movie?

Shawshank Redemption

16. What is your favorite sport?


17. What is your favorite store?


18. What is your favorite grocery store?

Whole Foods

19. What is your favorite animal?


20. Buff Chick or Buff Chick?


21. Coke or Pepsi?


22. Taylor Swift or Kanye West?

Taylor Swift

23. Ketchup or Mustard?


24. Mac or PC?


25. Chocolate, Vanilla, or Twist?


26. Orange or Grape soda?


27. Harry Potter or Twilight?

Harry Potter

28. Werewolf or Vampire?


29. Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks?


30. What’s it like to have your dad as the athletic director?

As a coach, it makes any problem easer to find a quick solution.