Mr. February, 2018 – Will McCusker


What would be your advice to underclassmen concerning high school?

Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and be yourself, but never spread yourself too thin. Taking on too much at once can put a lot of stress on you so try to avoid stress at all costs.

What quote best describes your outlook on life?

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days, before you’ve actually left them.” – Andy Bernard (The Office)

What’s your favorite pick-up line?

If you were a steak you would be well done.

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

Matt Murgo because he is the most genuine and supportive person I know and deserves to be recognized for his hard work and kindness for others.

Why should we choose you to be Mr. Washington TWP 2018?

Coming from the President, it’s an executive order, effective IMMEDIATELY.

What cartoon character do you relate to the most?

Sully from Monsters Inc. because I’m so tall that children run screaming when they see me, but deep down I’m a good guy.

Childhood aspiration vs. current aspiration?

As a kid, I wanted to be an engineer, but after Physics I quickly discovered it was never for me. Finance is where I belong.

What is your hidden talent?

I can recite any vine on the spot.

How has the Mr. Washington Township nomination changed your (everyday) life?

Let’s just say it added onto my already busy schedule, but it has been the most unforgettable experience. Getting to meet and become close with the eleven other guys is something I will forever be grateful for and I could not ask for anything more.

How do you want to be remembered at WTHS?

As the first ever cow to be elected student body president 😉

What’s your favorite movie?

Interstellar because I’ve never experienced a movie like that before.

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

A Pancheros Burrito

If you could address any issue the world faces today, what would it be?

Minions. They should be terminated.

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

I would have been born as John Krasinski rather than myself.

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

Dublin, Ireland because I could finally be united with my people.

What teacher at WTHS has had the most impact on your high school career?

Frau Graham, my German teacher, is one of the best people I’ve ever met. She’s always someone I could go to with problems, gossip, or about the latest movie that hit theaters. She’s a true inspiration that I will forever be grateful for having the privilege to meet.

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

Me, myself, and I (I’m kidding, I’m not THAT conceited, I would bring Matt Murgo too)

What are your aspirations and plans for after graduation?

To pursue a Finance major at a four-year university and not be #washedup.

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

Where’s Will – Invisibility, so I can sneak up on and scare people. My greatest weakness would be getting caught laughing in the act.

If you could create a class at WTHS what would it be?

A film studies class where you learn how to critique and analyze classic and modern films.

What’s your favorite animal?

A Cow (if you know, you know 😉)

If you could have any kind of accent, what would it be and why?

An Irish accent so when I visit the motherland, I won’t be judged for my New Jersey accent.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

Moose Tracks

Describe your dream vacation:

Going to the Happiest Place on Earth with all my best friends in one place… oh wait… (Post Disney Depression is real)

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

Every quality Matt Murgo embodies.

Describe your dream date:

I’m a simple guy and love movies, so going to the theater is always a good move.

Who is your favorite fictional character?

Jim Halpert because it’s Jim, can you really think of a cooler guy?