Citizen's Spotlight: Alex Christopher Brady - An Inspiration For All Of Us...

Name: Alex Christopher Brady

Age: 11 years old

Year and Name of School: He is in 6th grade and attends Braxton County Middle School

Favorite subject? Social Studies because he likes history.  In fact, Alex was the only student that answered the question about who the new acting governor was going to be the day Earl Ray Tomblin was sworn in.  Alex got a bag of chips as a reward. 

Favorite things to do?  Going metal detecting, coin collecting and fishing

Do you want to go to college?  If yes, where? Yes and he wants to go to WVU because he wants to be on their rifle team. 

What do you want to be when you grow up? He doesn’t know yet but maybe a politician.

What is your favorite movie? Crocodile Dundee

What is your favorite TV show? Pawn Stars

If you had one wish, what would it be? To go back in time to 1916 to get all the coins he could find.

If you could visit anywhere for one day, where would you go? Washington D.C. because he’s never been there and he would want to see Senator Joe Manchin and Senator Jay Rockefeller.  He would also like to visit the Smithsonian because of the newly renovated American History and Natural History Museums.

If you had all the money in the world, what would you buy first? A 1913 Liberty Head nickel or an 1849 $20 Liberty Gold Coin   

What is your favorite memory? He has a lot of favorites but recently it was meeting Senator Jay Rockefeller.

What is the best thing that ever happened to you?  When he got to go to the Wildwoods in New Jersey.  Every year he has to go to the Ronald McDonald House and one year they had their anniversary party.  Anyone that wanted to go was allowed to go on the trip, they just had to get up and be ready by 7:30am. 

What do you want for Christmas?  A guitar, a metal detector pin-pointer, and Rock Band 3.

If you could change anything in the world, what would it be?  He wouldn’t change anything because he likes it the way it is.

Is there anything you would like to tell our newsletter readers?  Merry Christmas