Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Not So Frequently Asked Questions with Ewing Ballard!

Ewing Ballard, Educational IT Support

Ewing Ballard is the newest member of our technology team. As the Educational IT Support Assistant, he assists Amy Campbell with TigerMail help requests and assists Bill Norman updating and maintaining all of the library's computers. In addition to being another one of our tech wizards, you'll see him helping out at the Public Services desk in the evenings and some weekends. He's also a student at Chattanooga State, working on his degree in Information Systems with a focus in Networking. Welcome to the team, Ewing. We can't wait to put your tech skills to the test!

1. What is the last movie you went to see? 

X-Men: Days of Future Past

2. Coffee, tea, or soda? 

Diet Coke, can’t go a day without one

3. Name one thing you think 
Chatt State students should know about the library. 
Free computer and phone repair every Tuesday by student tech support called TigerTechs.

4. Who shot first? Han or Greedo? 

Han shot first in the original movie and not until the 1997 rerelease did Greedo shoot first. George Lucas was not happy with portraying Han Solo as a shoot first and ask questions later kind of protagonist.

5. What is the last picture you took with your phone? 

A picture of my four year old son picking a flower for his mom.

6. Favorite vacation spot? 

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

7. How do you spend a normal day off? 

I am either at my lake house in Soddy Daisy or going to a park with my wife and son.

8. Who has the best cup of coffee in Chattanooga? 

Velo coffee. The owner, Andrew, will bike to market every Wednesday and sell his coffee off the back of his bike, it is my favorite blend of beans I have tried yet.

9. If you could have any celebrity as your BFF, who would you choose? 

I would have to say Jared Leto, he is an incredible actor and a great singer.

10. When and where do you like to read? 

My favorite place to read would have to be a local coffee shop. Something about a quiet lounge setting with a hot cup of espresso is very relaxing.

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