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Senior Spotlight: Dayton Landroche

Who are you?

Dayton Robert Landroche is a red head and likes rats. He is 18 years old and lives with Pam and Bob Gingue. He is an upcoming graduate at Tok School this year and he wants to pursue a career in welding or mechanics. A skill he learned from Rex Hamner and Leland Monroe. Not only does he want to pursue these skills, he also wants to join the United States Airforce.

Question-If you could fight one teacher or staff who would it be and why?

Answer- Hamner because it’s Hamner for fun.

Dayton has no grudge against Hamner, but I’m sure he’s not the first to want to fight him. Dayton meant this in a joking way.

Question-What is one thing you wished you learned in school but didn’t?

Answer- How to do taxes.

This is a common answer because in many of our core classes, we aren’t taught how to do taxes. Taxes are an important part of life and not learning how to do them can be detrimental. So as a message to our school, we should be taught how to do them so we’re prepared after highschool.

Question-What advice would you give to incoming Freshmen?

Answer- Expect random stuff.

Question-What was the funnest class you've taken?

Answer- Welding with Mr. Hamner. Built a lot of meat carts.

If you’re like me thinking a meat cart is a cart for meats like steak and pork, Dayton meant this as a game type cart. As in bringing it out hunting with you so if you manage to kill something you can throw it in the cart.

Question- Are you going to miss going to school here after you graduate?

Answer- No, because I am going to leave this place because it’s boring and I don’t want to be in school anymore.

Question-What's one thing you want to change about this school?

Answer-Seniors should have more privileges, such as being able to leave during lunch time.

Question-What rule did you break the most while here?

Answer- Leaving at lunch.

Question- What is the most challenging task as a senior?

Answer- Senioritus- not wanting to do school.

Something most seniors struggle with, as the end is near, and they’ve lost all motivation to do school work or even be here whatsoever.

Question- What has been the highlight of your senior year?

Answer- Hockey- it's fun to play and getting to hang out with friends.

Question-What is one outrageous thing you desperately want to do before you die?

Answer- Go skydiving.

It would be fun to jump out of an airplane and feel the wind against your face and the adrenaline rushing through your veins.

Question-If you could create any class what would it be?

Answer- A class about taxes to learn how to do taxes so I can learn how to do taxes.

Question-if you could be any animal what would it be and why?

Answer- A zebra, the zebra off the movie Madascar named Marty.

“Because I’m half black and half white”- Dayton Robert Landroche.

Question- What are the best parts about being a senior? What are the worst parts?

Answer- The worst part is the fact that you are about to leave childhood and move on with life while gaining responsibility. The best part is leaving school and moving on with life and gaining responsibility.

Question-What is your favorite motto or quote, who said it, and why is it your favorite?

Answer- “Look at who my aunt is.”- Dayton Landroche; I like it because it’s true. It explains why I did anything at all.

Dayton says this is his favorite quote because of how his aunt is.

Question-Which of your accomplishments are you most proud of and why?

Answer- Learning how to do a michigan which is basically picking up the puck, twirling around, and chucking it back into the net.

It’s a hard skill to learn so Dayton was very proud to finally have accomplished it.

Question-What's the funniest thing that has happened in class?

Answer-Uhh Vincent and Conner pretending to be kiwis.

Question-Who is your favorite underclassman?

Answer-Mason Copeland

I played Hockey with him and he’s my black brother.

Question-How active were you in sports?

Answer-I’d say active.

Dayton was active in sports because he’d rather play hockey than watch Disney movies. He also stated that he wanted to lose weight and hang out with Mason and Riley.

Question-Give me three words that describe your high school experience.

Answer- Surprising, stressful, and awkward.

It was surprising because it was a new experience and stressful because it was difficult trying to keep grades up.

Question- What is your favorite high school memory?

Answer- when we made fun of Lindsay for dressing up as a unicorn.

He says this is because it’s just Lindsay. She’s just a person you can make fun of.


Dayton Robert Landroche is proud to be graduating from Tok School. He is excited to get out of Tok and start his journey as an adult. We hope the best for him and will miss him dearly.

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