MAY 2014

  • Name: Gavin Boecker
  • Age: 7
  • School: Ottoville Elementary School, Ottoville, OH, USA
  • Favorite School Yard Activity: Climbing on the play set and slide


Gavin lives in a small town of about 7,000 people in Western Ohio, which is surrounded by rural farms and countryside. He lives in a house with his parents, older brother, and younger sister. In his free time, Gavin likes to run in the park, play video games, and spend time with his friends. Gavin’s class has 19 students, and there are 38 students in his entire grade. His favorite subject is music, and for lunch in the cafeteria he usually chooses pizza or grilled cheese. Gavin’s favorite season is winter. He loves snowball fights and building snowmen, and then drinking hot chocolate to warm up. His favorite holiday is Christmas, when his family decorates the Christmas tree, goes to church, and gives each other presents.