Lucas Eivins

Lucas Eivins and his cat Vito

Sandstone Middle School teacher

When and why did you move to Hermiston?

I moved to Hermiston in August from Iowa because I was offered a position to teach social studies at Sandstone Middle School.

Where is your favorite place to eat in Hermiston?

As a large vegetarian man I love the variety and portion sizes that Veg Out offers, and of course Papa Murphy’s is always solid.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

In my spare time I enjoy lounging around and spending time with my partner.

What surprises you about Hermiston?

I was surprised by the amount of horses in the town.

What was the last book you read?

The last book I read was “The Rise of Rome” by Livy.

What website or app do you use other than Facebook?

Probably Reddit or YouTube

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?

Rome, Italy

What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?

The funniest thing that has ever happened to me was when I was in high school theater I fell off a chair while I was saying the opening line of the play. It was a drama, but after that everyone remembered it as a comedy.

What is one of your goals for the next 12 months?

One of my goals is to improve as a teacher and save some money.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

I am a first generation college graduate, so my proudest accomplishment is graduating from college. Next up, grad school.

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