People at Work

Nikki Collins, 18, Norwalk Immediate family: (Mom) Carol Copeland; (step-dad) Ed Copeland; (grandma) Carol Knipl; (sister) Amber Yoder; (brother) Roy Copeland.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

Nikki Collins, 18, Norwalk

Immediate family: (Mom) Carol Copeland; (step-dad) Ed Copeland; (grandma) Carol Knipl; (sister) Amber Yoder; (brother) Roy Copeland.

Education: Norwalk High School.

Occupation: Vargo's Drive-In for two years.

What was your first job?: Delivering newspapers.

Dumbest customer request or question? Banana split without ice cream or a hot dog with whipped cream.

Most embarrassing moment at work? Dropping butterscotch all over the drive up.

What is your dream job? Registered nurse.

The most challenging part of my job is: Putting up with rude customers.

Most rewarding?: Working with my co-workers and story time.

Biggest pet peeve? When things don't go my way.

Biggest guilty pleasure? Smoking when I'm stressed.

Most embarrassing part of your CD collection: Rod Stewart.

Favorite childhood memory: Going to my Aunt Racheal's on the weekends. It got me away from everyone.

Best thing about living in Norwalk? You don't smell the animals like in the country.

Biggest complaint? Nothing to do.

What do you like to do when not working? Reading or just sitting at home.

What's been the best car you've ever owned? My Jeep ... it's still junk.

What do you do for exercise? Walking to and from work each day.

What's your favorite recreational activity? Walking at the reservoir because it's pretty.

How do you relieve stress? Call my grandma.

Name your favorite place to eat: Taco Bell.

What's your favorite song and why?: Meat Loaf's "Praying for the end of time," because it was played at my uncle's wedding.

In high school, everyone thought I: Was a hillbilly who didn't know how to talk.

The best advice I ever got was: Live your life the way you want.

A movie or play that everyone should see is: "Lion King" because I like the music and the monkey.