©Georgene A. Bramlage
Questions (Answers to both of these questions at the end of this article.)
1 - Water freezes at 0 degrees. At what degree does water boil?
B) 400° C) 212°
2 - Who started Habitat for Humanity?
A) Herbert Hoover
B) Jimmy Carter
C) Harry Truman
Those were among the many questions asked of 40 to 50 “students” during the September 27 School Daze activity, where 12 members of Brandon Oaks staff conducted five classes for residents during an evening of fun and education. There were classes in spelling, mathematics, history, science, and physical education. Students were scored on how many questions they answered correctly (except for physical education, where a person received a 20 if he or she participated in the physical challenges).
Each student was also given a brown paper bag containing goodies for when lunch was called. Betsy Jenkins, programs coordinator, was in charge of the evening. Betsy said afterwards that everyone seemed to have a really good time. If she can put another one together next year, it may have some new “classes.”
When the dust had settled, three students recorded perfect scores, becoming co-valedictorians and receiving gift cards. They were Charlie Boggs, Ray Eidelson, and
Answers: 1. C) 212°; 2. B) Jimmy Carter.
Submitted by: Dick Lovegrove