Kaycee Kemper

Kaycee Kemper

Age: 33

Lives: Fairfield

From: Gettysburg

Educated at: Class of '99 Gettysburg High School, HACC-Gettysburg Campus

Family: Father, Donald; Mother, Wendy; brothers, Bradley, Darin and Shawn; sister Chelsea, four awesome nephews, one sassy niece and a brand new great nephew

Job: Vice President, Adams County Economic Development Corporation

Job's reward: Playing a role to improve the quality of life where I live

What I hate about my job: Delinquent loan collection

Very first job was: Chief popcorn maker at the Majestic Theater circa 1995

Favorite food: Chocolate and potato chips

Pets: Bubba, 4-year-old American Pitbull and four hermit crabs

Hero: My sister, SSgt. Chelsea Kemper, serving our United States Air Force

Hobbies: Wedding makeup

Pet peeves: Procrastination and close-mindedness

You collect: Memories I de-clutter often

Best friend: Apryl Flohr, Melissa Miller, Robin Fitzpatrick

Would like to have witnessed what event in history? Pennsylvania's industrial revolution

Event that changed your life: My interview with Adams County Economic Development Corporation

Your scariest moment: Driving in New York City traffic, I don't believe I'll do that again

Your first memory: Our family's Great Pyrenees Wolfhound, "Pippen"

Trait inherited from parents: Father - quick wit and work ethic; Mother - my curls and attitude

Piece of advice that you live by: Do unto others

Who needs a hug? Educators, they deserve it!

Favorite reading/author: Biographies only, I am void of any imagination.

Favorite spot on earth: Cococay and Driftwood, Pa., at our family's cabin, Tom's Creek Rod and Gun Club

Website you visit most: Google

Would like concert tickets to see: The Rockettes on Broadway

One bad habit: Worry-wart

3 items on your bucket list: Retire, travel, retire

Five minutes with: My Grandmother, Mary Francis (Reever) Dick

What skill or lesson would you like to learn? Delegation and public speaking

What would people find surprising about you? I'm sort of a hermit

What would make this world a better place? More compassion and cooperation

What is the best piece of news you received lately that you would like to share? My recent promotion to vice president and celebrating 16 years at ACEDC. I'm thankful every day to work in a career that I truly enjoy.

How would you like to be remembered? Loyal and true.

- By Alex J. Hayes, Gettysburg Times managing editor

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