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Meet the Staff: Sonia Louis-Punch and Ingrid Eksteen

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Week 4,
Term Two, 2016

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Over Terms One and Two 2016, we'll ask our Junior School staff a few questions about themselves. We invite you to learn what they have to say in their answers below!


Sonia Louis-Punch and Ingrid Eksteen

  1. Your name? Sonia Louis-Punch
  2. Your role in the Junior School? Prep Teacher
  3. How long have you worked at Somerset College? 12 years, Years 4, 2, 3 and Prep
  4. What do you like most about your job? Children of course.
  5. Favourite Food? Tofu (yes, I said tofu).
  6. Nickname at your primary school? Louis the fly.
  7. Favourite colour? Yellow
  8. What other job would you like to do if you were not doing this job? Professional stand in liner (yes, I saw these in Japan) or Travel Advisor
  9. What person inspires you the most and why? My family. They surprise and inspire me in some way everyday!
  10. Favourite quote? “A day without laughter, is a day wasted” - Charlie Chaplin.

  1. Your name? Ingrid Eksteen
  2. Your role in the Junior School? Prep Teacher Assistant
  3. How long have you worked at Somerset College? 9 years
  4. What do you like most about your job? Listening to the wonderful things that Prep children talk about each and every day.
  5. Favourite Food? Biscuits.
  6. Nickname at your primary school? None.
  7. Favourite colour? Maroon
  8. What other job would you like to do if you were not doing this job? Teaching
  9. What person inspires you the most and why? Jessica Watson – for believing in herself.
  10. Favourite quote? “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” - AA Milne.
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