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Interview with Yermin Avila

Daniel Proulx ‘19

Associate Editor

You might know Yermin as your favorite Sodexo worker who always seems to be in a good mood. Something that we all notice about Yermin is that he has a smile on his face. He loves interacting with students and trying to make them smile. He was the 2017-2018 school year unsung hero at Merrimack. In his spare time he likes write and record songs as well as dabbling in photography.  

When did you start working at Merrimack?

Two years ago on January 22nd

Where are from initially?

I was born in Puerto Rico. My mother is Puerto Rican and my father is Dominican.

How long did you live in Puerto Rico?

14 years, I came over during High School.

What do you enjoy most about working at Merrimack?

I really enjoy being able to see the students and meeting them. Talking to them making them smile. I really like to make people smile.

How do you always stay upbeat and smiling?  

I think it’s the feeling of love is the strongest feeling. No matter if I am having a bad time. Love is stronger than a bad time. So I always smile.

What do you do in your free time?

I like to spend time with my family. And communicating with my friends, and I need a new camera.