Chris Gorgei

Published 9:32 am Friday, November 4, 2011

Name: Chris Gorgei, but everyone calls me Gorgei

Franklin High School teacher Chris Gorgei’s favorite movie is “A Few Good Men.” -- SUBMITTED

Age: 38

Occupation: World history teacher at Franklin High School

Spouse: Jill

Child’s name and age: Alexis, 9

Favorite movie of all time: “A Few Good Men”

TV show I never miss: “Jeopardy”

The secret to happiness is: To be open-minded

I wish I knew how to: Speak another language…on my list

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, it would be: I am kind of a fan of all food…so don’t know how to approach this question

Three words that best describe me: Friend, thinker and fun

My proudest achievement: Marine Corps, Army, college graduate, working for the president when he was a senator, becoming an educator

My life won’t be complete until: My desires are fulfilled

My friends think I’m: Crazy

Favorite color: Green

Favorite college team: All Big Ten

Favorite pro sports team: Indianapolis Colts

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you: “Will to Power,” which literally means turning your will into motivation and being successful in every aspect. Life is the teacher.

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life: Becoming an educator

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support: Any, giving to those whose need is important

What gives you the blues: Seeing students give up or not attempt at being successful

What’s your most recent venture: Just ran the Marine Corps Marathon and had a successful homecoming for my students at Franklin High School