By Gina Greco
Town of Webb High School senior Adam Levi, 17 attended the Inlet Common School from kindergarten through sixth grade before transferring to Town of Webb in seventh grade.
At the time of this interview, Levi did not have a college picked yet, but he has two top college choices: University of New Hampshire and SUNY Delhi. He plans to study Business and Administration.
“It helps you out when getting a degree in business. If you want to start your own business or if you take over a business, you already know the steps to take,” he said
Adam’s family owns and operates Levi Lumber Company and Levi Tree Service in Inlet, and he hopes to eventually play a big role in the company, he said.
He has been working in the businesses since he was 14 years old.
Adam’s favorite class is Educational Studies Career Opportunities (ESCO). He has been working with Smith Marine, in Old Forge for this class.
He doesn’t have a favored teacher. “I like them all the same,” he said.
Levi is a member of Key Club and Varsity Club and plays on the varsity soccer and baseball.
He is also a member of the Webb Boys Alpine Ski Team which recently won the New York State Championship.
Adam used to play the trumpet in band, but unfortunately he wasn’t able to fit it into this year’s schedule.
Outside of school, he works a lot with the family businesses and operates his own lawn care and landscaping business.
He enjoys skiing and playing soccer in his free time and also likes to hunt, trap, fish, canoe and hike.
“I enjoy being outdoors as much as possible,” he said.
As for music, country is his favorite, by far.
Adam’s parents are Dan and Georgia Levi of Inlet. His father is a logger with the Levi family businesses and his mother is a real estate agent for Burkhard Evans Insurance and Real Estate in Inlet.
He has two siblings, Thomas and Laura, who also attend the Town of Webb School.
Levi plans on working a lot this summer.
“I want to make a lot of money before I leave for college,” he said.
Throughout his life, he said his family has definitely influenced him the most.
“I wanted to study Forestry in college, but I can definitely come back and do that with the family business,” he said.
His favorite school memory is Columbus Day. “I will miss that a lot when I go,” he said.
Though he is looking forward to leaving for college, he has some reasons he’s not.
“I’m babied here…it’s one of the reasons I don’t want to leave.
But it will be nice to get out of town,” he concluded.