WITH BETSY BAUER
When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher because I loved helping and teaching others.
What would you rather be doing right now? Relaxing at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I like to go hunting and fishing.
Other than your wedding day and/or the birth of your children, what was your proudest moment? Graduating college.
It really stinks when ... people are not on time.
What word in the dictionary would your face be next to? Cheerful.
I always laugh when ... my nephews are around. They say the funniest things!
Invite any three people, living or dead, to dinner. Who are they? My mom, dad and my boyfriend Ricky because they are three of the most important people in my life.
At the end of a really long day at work, I like to ... take a long walk with my dog Sadie.
People who knew me in high school thought I was ... responsible.
My most unforgettable brush with greatness was ... getting to see the Sleeping Bear Dunes. It was beautiful!
I would drop all my plans tonight if I had the chance to ... go to Ireland.
If someone gave me a million dollars, there is STILL no way I would ... know what to do with all of it.
America should be more concerned about ... our children's education because of the shortage of teachers.
I'm OK if there's ever a national shortage of ... shoes. I have way too many.
When I'm on the internet, I always go to ... Facebook or Instagram to keep up with friends and family.
What is the most useful piece of advice you have ever received? My dad always told me that hard work pays off.
When I'm cruising down the road, I'm likely listening to ... Prime Country on Sirius Radio.
I always get sentimental when ... I am around kids.
The older I get, the more I realize ... my mom was always right.
If I had one "do-over," I would ... have realized at an earlier age what I wanted to do with my career.
My favorite item of clothing is ... athletic shorts because they are comfy.
If I've learned anything at all ... You live and learn. No one is perfect.
Betsy Bauer, 25, grew up in Peoria and now lives in Lewistown, Mo. She works at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Quincy as the 4-H program coordinator. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with family and friends.