Name and Grade

Mr. Mike Sviokla• Music

Where are you From?

I was born in Boston and raised in Newton, MA.

If you could travel to anywhere in the world, where would it be?

I've always wanted to go to Australia. Everyone I've talked to who has been there told me about the beautiful sights, great food, and friendly people.

What is one book that everyone must read?

A Confederacy of Dunces. It's the funniest book ever written.

Who was your favorite teacher growing up?

My first guitar teacher Ken Barclay. He taught me how to play the songs I loved, and introduced to so many other genres of music. Ken is the reason I continue to learn music today.

What do you like most about Goudy?

The enthusiasm from the students and teachers make working here so much fun.

Contact Us

William C. Goudy Technology Academy
Principal, Pamela Brandt
Assistant, Principal Bill Yeh

  • Phone:
    (773) 534-2480
  • Email:
  • Address:
    5120 N. Winthrop,
    Chicago, IL 60640