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Posted on June 12, 2009 by Karen Pojmann
Category: 2009 Missouri Scholars Academy

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Jody.jpgWednesday, June 10
Jody Barron
Salisbury, Mo.

Beep, beep, beep. The alarm clock: one of the most annoying sounds anyone will ever hear. I don’t know about some people, but I personally hate waking up in the morning. I know that once I’m up, the morning will be, eh, just O.K. But today wasn’t. It was TERRIFIC!

My major is “True Story,” and my class is in charge of putting together the newspaper for MSA. We had an awesome speaker from the MU School of Journalism. Her name was Liz Brixey, and she had an extremely creative way to get our attention: She started talking about Facebook.

Two people had birthdays: Elizabeth Kouloa and William Serber. They had to listen to us make our own melody to “Happy Birthday.” You can imagine that cacophony.

A really awesome thing I noticed about MSA is how quickly and effectively they help you if you have a problem. I broke a bracket off my braces Tuesday evening, and they took me to the orthodontist Wednesday afternoon! I just wanted to say how much I appreciate that.

So far, MSA has been crazily amazing! I can’t wait to see what the rest of the two-and-a-half weeks will be like.

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  • Hi Jodi! Hope you continue to have a great time at the Scholars Academy. Thanks for being such a great representative for Salisbury. Enjoy the rest of your time there and I hope the braces don’t give you any more trouble.

    Mr. Willhite | June19, 2009

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