2016 Mr. April-Zak Hammel


What is the charity you are representing?

St. Jude’s  Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. These diseases are terrible, but worse when they affect children.

What’s your advice to underclassmen?

Be as active as you can when in high school, always taking chances and trying new things that may seem out of your comfort zone. You only go through high school once, so make it worth it.

What quote best describes your outlook on life?

“Life’s a garden, dig it.” -Joe Dirt

Favorite Pickup Line?

If girls were boogers, I’d pick you first.

If you could pick anyone besides you to win, who would it be?

Dillon Murray. I understand the struggle of toast in this dog eat dog world, and it’d be nice to see its hard work finally pay off.

Why should we choose you to be Mr. Washington Twp. 2016?

I represent all of the qualities Mr. Washington Twp should. I collect model trains, I can run a mile in under 10 minutes, and I won an amateur hot dog eating contest in the 6th grade.

What cartoon character do you relate to the most?

#2 from Code Name Kids Next Door

Childhood aspiration vs. current aspiration?

I wanted to be a cowboy growing up…and I still want to be a cowboy.

What is your hidden talent?

I can fit a whole cheesesteak in my mouth in one bite.

Has the Mr. Washington Twp. nomination changed your life?

I got to become great friends with 12 of the senior classes best guys, and I can now move my hips like Shakira on the dance floor.

What is the number one thing you look for in a significant other?

A pulse.

How do you want to be remembered at WTHS?

I want people to remember me as “that kid a few years ago who was pretty cool.”

Favorite movie?

The Dark Knight.

If you could change the mascot, what would it be?

A Northern Hairy Nose Wombat.

If you had the chance, what would you change about yourself?

My laugh. It sounds like a hippo giving birth to 2 very large twins.

If you could live anywhere besides the US, where would it be?

Mexico because I love Taco Bell.

If you could bring 3 things with you to a deserted island, what would they be?

Xbox, phone, and ice cream.

What are your aspiratons and plans for after graduation?

Go to a 4 year college and major in engineering.

If you could be any kitchen appliance, what would you be?

A wisk so I can beat up eggs all day.

If you were a superhero, what would your name be, and what would be your greatest weakness?

Inflatable Man! Any sharp object…

Favorite Video Game

Doritos Crash Course.

Favorite Animal?


Favorite ice cream flavor?

Mint chocolate chip.