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Dave Graesser - Building Engineer at CCAMS

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Building Engineer at CCA Middle School

I grew up in?
West Amana, Iowa

Wife; Shauna, a son Seth, a daughter Abigail, and my father Ivan, a cat Dexter, 2 Conures; Shadow and Lady, 2 parakeets; Fiddlesticks and Martini, 2 grand cats; Theo and Lucy.

Graduated from Amana High School, graduated from Kirkwood Community College with a diploma as Machinist and AAS and apprenticed at Amana Furniture Shop.

What Makes you CCA Proud?
I'm CCA Proud from some teachers, staff and colleagues through the years.

What was your first job?
My first job was mowing lawns for $2-$3 per yard.

Which time period would you visit in history?
The 1800's - Old West. I have always thought it would have been an experience to witness the native land before development and to experience early Amana history.

What is your favorite television show?
Hogan Heroes - from the past.

What is your favorite family tradition?
"Klossel Suppe" at Thanksgiving time.

What is your favorite movie?
It's a Wonderful Life

What did you name your first car?
the "The Falcoon"