Nolan Burns, is a Spokane native, and student at Northwest Christian High School. This 16-year old is a passionate basketball fan and plans on perusing a college degree in Information Technology. Learn more about his story and experience interning here at Hoopfest!
Outside of school, what do you enjoy doing?
Outside of school, I love playing basketball with my family and friends. I also like using different programs for coding; right now I am actually working on building my own computer.
How did you hear about Hoopfest?
Being from Spokane, Hoopfest has always been a weekend that I enjoyed and one that I have always looked forward to being a part of.
Have you ever been to Hoopfest before? Played? Volunteered?
Yes, I have played in Hoopfest for 2 years, as well as court monitored for the last 2 years. I am really excited this year to be doing it again.
Why did you choose to intern with Hoopfest?
I chose to intern with Hoopfest, because basketball has been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember. I also wanted to better understand how the best basketball weekend on earth happens right here in Spokane, WA.
What has been your favorite part since starting your internship with Hoopfest?
I have really enjoyed interning here at Hoopfest, because every intern and office member works really hard to make Spokane Hoopfest happen year in and year out. Also, there is never a dull moment here in the office, which makes it fun and exciting.