The DQ Crew


Adelyn Ruiz

Many high school students participate in a part-time job outside of school. As someone who fits in that category by working at Dairy Queen, I understand that a job can sometimes be difficult while managing schoolwork, but it is still very rewarding. Several other Clearfield students work at Dairy Queen. There are different positions you can partake in at Dairy Queen. If you are just starting out, and you are sixteen or older, you can work in the grill area and prepare food, or you can work in the chill area where you make and mix the ice cream. There are even people that sometimes switch between the chill and grill, depending on where they are needed that night. Working with kids from your school that you may not talk to during the day can allow you to make new friendships. Also, working with kids your age makes the job more enjoyable. I personally work chill and serve customers that come inside and through the drive-thru. Some students from Clearfield that work at Dairy Queen are Terry Spencer, a junior, who works in the grill; Laken Good, a sophomore, who works in chill; Tyler Sinclair, a sophomore, works both the chill and grill when needed; and Jeffrey Irwin, a freshman, works chill.

Personally, while I am at work, I enjoy making the Peanut Buster Parfait because it has separate layers of hot fudge, peanuts, and vanilla ice cream. It is very satisfying to make. I also enjoy making cones and sundaes. Making them is hard at first but once you get the hang of it, they are super easy and satisfying as well.

Although I see different customers enjoying different flavors and textures, the most popular blizzard would probably have to be Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. I find myself making about 30 of them in one night, but there are always changes to the menu to keep things interesting. For example, soon there will be a Grasshopper blizzard. So next time you are driving by, stop in and try it!