Photo of the Day: Monday
Monday Night, the Tucker Student Center housed many students for late night study sessions for exams that continued into the early hours of the morning.
Hopefully one of those pictures would be a winner!
Photo by Jenna Shackelford
Students walk around the circle.
Hope Saunders chooses her dessert.
Students listen to hear if they are the next winners.
Students look around to see who is standing on the winning picture.
Hannah Driscoll and Madison Hyleman listen to hear the winner of the round.
One of the winners carefully chooses her prize.
Students walked around, hoping to win something sweet!
More students join the circle.
Hope Saunders steps onto a piece of paper.
Some of the treats, like these cupcakes, were Thanksgiving themed.
Lots of delicious dessert options were available to winners of the Turkey Trot, which was a Thanksgiving-themed cake walk.
After the simulation, the students had discussion questions.
If students didn't pay their bills or paid them to the wrong place, they were evicted.
Students lining up for grocery shopping.
If families went too long without budgeting for food, they would get a health and nutrition alert to let them know that they were malnourished.
Dean Currie stole money, IDs and other important items from students to show how anything can happen to you when you least expect it. Chief worked on returning stolen items.
More contents of the packet
These students were playing children or teens and had to go to "school"
The contents of the packet
Each family had packets with money to spend, social security cards, information about their characters, etc.
Students listen to the instructions.
These students are in the "homeless shelter."
Everyone is getting to know their "families."
Students figuring out where they are supposed to go.
Students were assigned a "family" for the poverty simulation.
Haley Lingle, Bonnie Belcher, and Taylor Auton enjoy their apples together.
A student displays her chocolate-drizzled masterpiece.