Welcome to Faces of O'Fallon, where each week O'Fallon Patch will feature a short Q&A with the people who live and work in O'Fallon. If you'd like to be a Face of O'Fallon, or know someone you'd like to see featured, let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week's Face of O'Fallon is Michele Carroll.
Where were you born? Florissant, MO
How long have you lived in O’Fallon? Five years
What is your favorite thing about living in O’Fallon? I would have to say, the community itself. The people make the community. The community helps provide a strong building block for my kids. I feel safe in O’Fallon. There is always something to do in the community – activities and events. Plus there is so much community involvement.
Are there any changes you would like to see in O’Fallon? I would like to see more economic development. I would love to do all of my shopping in my community. I would love a bookstore here!
Where did you go to school? I went to Hazelwood Central high school then SLU (Saint Louis University) for my bachelors. I have a degree in education, however, I now work for Ceridian as an account exec. I have been with Ceridian for seven years.
What are your favorite sports teams? I am a diehard Colts fan. And a Mizzou fan.
Mizzou, even though you didn’t go to school there? Mizzou is the home town college team, it seems. You want to see them do well. Plus, you want to see them beat Kansas!
What is your favorite movie? I would have to say, Dead Poet’s Society. It is an all-encompassing movie, emotional and very powerful.
What is your favorite band or type of music? It’s a tie between Bon Jovi and Matchbox 20. I am all over the board.
What do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy cooking, traveling, and decorating. My fantasy career is a party planner or a wedding planner.