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Intern Intro: Nicole

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Get to know Nicole, our newest editorial intern…

Name: Nicole Witmer
Age: 19 and 3/4
Hometown: Plainfield, IL
School attending: Lawrence University

Tell us about your background:
I am a sophomore at Lawrence University and plan on graduating in 2019. I am majoring in English and contemplating a minor in Communications. I played volleyball for the past 10 years, but now I am a volleyball coach for St. Francis Xavier High School. I love to eat, go to the gym, and read, but Stranger Things on Netflix has been eclipsing my current book.

Why did you want to be an intern at FCM?
I wanted to be an intern at FCM because I want to be a part of the publishing and editing field. I also love to write, read and explore new areas, so FCM seems like the perfect fit!

What’s your favorite thing about the Fox Cities?
The shops, especially The Vintage Garden in downtown Appleton.

The last book you read:
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Last movie you watched:
American Beauty

Any hidden talents?
I can do a push up while in a handstand.

What can’t you live without?
My copy of Animal Farm by George Orwell.

What’s the biggest risk you ever took?
My biggest risk was getting a tattoo at 16.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Everything happens for a reason (thanks Dad).

Describe your perfect Saturday:
My perfect Saturday would be spending all day cuddled up in a blanket, while drinking Chai tea with a classic to read (most likely Frankenstein).

Check out Nicole’s instagram @coleywitmer17

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