Last week we put out a call for 2011 graduates and customers to feature on our blog. However, when employees graduate, they have no choice- a story about them will appear here whether they like it or not. Bartender Andrew is graduating from KU this Sunday. Here's a little more about him and his time at the Sandbar.

When did you start working at the Sandbar? When I was 7-ish. (This is true. Andrew's mom opened the Sandbar, and he was mopping the floors as soon as he was able.)

What is your favorite thing about working at the Sandbar? Working with Dave Johanning

What's your funniest memory? A girl approached me while I was working the door. She was with a group of guys. It was 1:30 a.m. and I informed them that the bar was closing and they could not come in. The guys did not care but she started getting upset. She starting coming at me, slapping me a few times. By this time the guys had hold of her and were pulling her back. Apparently it was her 21st birthday.

She started screaming at the top of her lungs, as well as crying, saying "I hate you, you are not nice, how would you feel if the door guy would not let you in on your 21st birthday!?!"

I told her to give us her number and I would let her know in a year…as I was 20 at the time.

What's your favorite or least favorite song on the jukebox? Favorite is "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff; least favorite is the Little Mermaid CD.

What's your favorite shift to work? Saturday,9 to Close

Worst thing that ever happened on one of your shifts? I gave a group of guys a lemon drop shot (which is a shot of citron with a lemon covered in sugar)….turns out I put salt on the lemons….they were not happy.

What are your future plans? Working for KU Athletics in the Marketing Department, while getting my MBA in Finance

If you see Andrew, be sure to congratulate him on his graduation!

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