By Sage Acteson and Jacob Shay
Current: What is your full name?
Marshall: Robert D. Marshall III.
Current: What is your favorite quote?
Marshall: “Bob, If no one else is laughing, it probably wasn’t funny.”- Robert Marshall II
Current: Any pet peeves?
Current: Favorite Movie?
Marshall: Tommy Boy
Current: What experience do you have in administration positions?
Marshall: This is my seventh year as an administrator.
Current: Where did you graduate?
Marshall: Clover Park High School, Lakewood, Washington
Current: Favorite book?
Marshall: Whichever book I’m reading currently.
Current: Do you have any kids?
Marshall: Yes, three. Lucas, 8, Sam, 4, and Piper, 2.
Current: Favorite color?
Current: What college did you attend and what did you study?
Marshall: Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in Education and an endorsement in Social Studies.
Current: Favorite past time for out of school life?
Marshall: I enjoy spending time with my family, especially with my kids before they grow up.
Current: Where did you grow up?
Marshall: My father was an Air Force technician so we traveled a lot. I lived in Korea for two years, from 1980 to 1982, and spent some time in Canada.
Current: Favorite getaway?
Marshall: The living room.
Current: Favorite sport to watch?
Current: Favorite sport to play?
Current: How often do you play golf?
Marshall: Six times a year maybe.
Current: Any experience coaching sports?
Marshall: I coached co-ed volleyball in Hooper Bay with my wife. We did okay.
Current: How long have you lived in Alaska?
Marshall: Nine years.
Current: Where were you born?
Marshall: Wabash, Indiana.
Current: Socks with sandals or are you a normal person?
Marshall: No way
Current: iPhone or Android?
Current: Pie or cake?
Marshall: Coconut cream pie.
Current: Are you right or left handed?
Marshall: Right handed
Current: Do you have any pets?
Marshall: A miniature Doxen named Mitzi, My wife insisted on a german name because it’s a german dog breed.
Current: Would you rather have a cat?
Current: What superpower would you have if you could have one?
Marshall: Wolverine’s combination of powers (healing and strength).
Current: If you could be any animal what would you be?
Marshall: An owl because I like to fly.
Current: Do you prefer the summer or winter olympics? Favorite event?
Marshall: Summer Olympics, handball and fencing.
Current: What countries have you traveled to?
Marshall: Korea and Canada.
Current: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what three things would you have and why?
Marshall: I would have my iPod for music, a Bible because my faith is important to me, and pictures of the people I love so I can have something physical to remember them by.
Current: What is the difference between a taco and a soft taco?
Marshall: The crunch. All about that crunch.
Current: Do you drink soda?
Marshall: I don’t drink soda, but if I had to, Coca Cola.
Current: What is the weirdest food you’ve ever been offered?
Marshall: Either seal in seal oil, or muktuk.
Current: If you could travel anywhere where would you go and why?
Marshall: I would go to Australia. There are amazing animals, nice people, and it’s just generally appealing.
Current: Ethnic background?
Marshall: Caucasian, Scottish, Irish, and German.
Current: What is the hardest challenge you’ve faced and how’d you overcome it?
Marshall: My wife and I experienced a miscarriage. I just had to tell her how much I loved her, and did everything I could to be there and overcome it with her. Thankfully we were blessed with other children later on in life.
Current: What question do you hate to answer?
Marshall: I don’t hate any questions really.
Current: What do you think the most valuable thing in life is?
Marshall: The most valuable thing in life would be relationships, not necessarily just with your significant other, but everyone in your life.
Current: Would you rather live in the mountains or on the beach?
Marshall: Someplace like here, where they are both readily available.
Current: Would you rather travel by plane, train, boat, or car?
Marshall: By plane
Current: Worst injury you’ve ever had?
Marshall: I broke my leg when I was one, nobody knows how. That was the only significant injury.
Current: Favorite food?
Marshall: Teriyaki hot n’ spicy chicken. I can eat that all day long, but you have to go to the right teriyaki place to eat it. Every place does it differently.
Current: How do you like your steak?
Marshall: Medium Rare.
Current: How would you describe your humor?
Marshall: My wife describes my humor as “deadpan”. They can’t tell if I’m serious, and I have to let people in on the joke.
Current: Out of all the places you have lived which was your favorite and why?
Marshall: Massachusetts, there is so much history.