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Neighbors: Gary Stevanus

Baldwin School District Activities Director Gary Stevanus and his son Jake

Baldwin School District Activities Director Gary Stevanus and his son Jake

February 26, 2009

Name: Gary Stevanus

Occupation: USD 348 Activities Director

Family: Wife Allison, son Jake

Place of birth: Ottawa

Q. How long have you lived in Baldwin City and what brought you here?

A. I’ve lived in Baldwin City since about 2000. Came to Baldwin City in 1997 while working for the Kansas Center for Athletic Medicine. I was contracted out to be the athletic trainer for the school district.

Q. What's the biggest risk you've ever taken?

A. Investing for my infant son's college education and my retirement in today's financial market.

Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

A. Don't make your wife mad, because if momma's not happy, nobody's happy!

Q. What two things would you want people to know about you?

A. Was born premature, weighing in at less than 5 pounds. Wife is a life-long resident of Baldwin City.

Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A. A fireman. Also thought about becoming a respiratory therapist

Q. What's the best way for you to get away from it all?

A. Playing with my son and dog.

Q. What's your ideal vacation spot?

A. I've always wanted to take an Alaskan cruise.

Favorite things

Song: Any song by Def Leppard

Movie: The Shawshank Redemption

Color: Baldwin Purple — not to be confused with K-State purple!

Food: Chinese

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