Who’s Who: Derek Smith
Birth place: Albuquerque, N.M.
Family: Farther, Mark, and mother, Teresa
Q. Why did your family move to De Soto?
A. It’s halfway between my mom and dad’s families.
Q. What do you like about De soto?
A. It’s a small town. You know lots of people.
Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
A. Bouldering in Philmont, N.M. Rock climbing, basically.
Q. What’s your ideal vacation destination?
A. Hawaii. There’s great scenery and lots to do.
Q. What’s your career goal?
A. To be a music teacher.
Q. What’s the best piece of advice you ever got?
A. Always be open to new things. You never know what you’re going to like.
Q. If you could travel back in time, what era would you visit?
A. 1969. I’d like to visit Woodstock.
Q. What are your pet peeves?
Book: Harry Potter 6
Movie: “Top Gun”
What’s your dream car. A 1969 Stin Ray or 1967 Camero SS.