Questions &Answers: Bernie Moussad
Franklin County Times
Name: Bernie Moussad
Grade: Fifth grade
Teachers: Ms. Monica Balding and Ms. Haley Fuller
School: Russellville Elementary
Family: Dr. Rizk and Irene Moutagaly; brother, Max, 6
What do you want to be when you grow up?
I want to be an orthodontist. The first time I went to get my teeth pulled out, I thought it was very interesting. But I don't want to cause pain – I want put braces on instead of pulling teeth.
Where do you want to go to college?
When I was very little, I thought I wanted to go to (the University of North Alabama). But there are so many colleges out there so now I'm not sure where I want to go.
What are your hobbies?
I usually like to read if I don't have homework. I like Harry Potter, and I really enjoyed reading all of the books. I thought "Deathly Hallows" was the best one in the series.
What is your favorite subject in school?
I really like math and chemistry. I haven't taken chemistry before but I want to try it because I would enjoy creating a rainbow by mixing chemicals in a bottle or mixing together medicines.
What is your least favorite subject?
I like them all but science is the most difficult.
Who's your favorite teacher, past or present?
All of my teachers have been very nice to me. I don't really have a favorite.
Which person do you admire the most?
My dad. I admire how he can help people and get them to feel better with medicine and shots. He has (performed) C-sections, and I've always wondered how to do that.
What's your favorite thing to do on Saturday morning?
I like watching cartoons on the Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon and reading a book.
What is your favorite movie?
My favorite is the new "College Road Trip" movie.
If you could meet any person or character, who would it be and why?
Albert Einstein. People mocked and mocked him but he still became famous no matter what they said.
If you could vote in the presidential election in November, which candidate would get your vote?
I would vote for John McCain. I think he wouldn't be prejudiced to other people, and he would be very fair to everyone.
Name one place you would like to visit.
I've never been to Florida. I would like to visit Disney World.
What is your favorite kind of food?
I like Egyptian roast beef that my mom makes. It's similar to regular roast beef but I think it's cooked a different way.
What makes you happy?
I like doing things with my family. We like to sit down and eat together and talk to each other.