scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Hmmmm
Jim Peterson (kupete@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU
Mon Apr 17 2000 - 09:59:59 CDT
Take this quiz:
Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.
Name ten people who have won the Nobel prize.
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for
best actor and actress.
Name the last decade's worth of World Series winners.
How did you do?
Most of us remember few of the headliners of yesterday.
These are no second-rate achievers. They are the best
in their fields.
But the applause dies. Awards tarnish. Achievements
Accolades and certificates are buried with their
Here's another quiz:
List a few teachers who aided your journey through
Name three friends who have helped you through a
Name five people from whom you've learned something
Think of a few people who have made you feel
appreciated and special.
Think of five people you enjoy spending time with.
Name half a dozen heroes whose stories have inspired you.
We know what the lesson is.
We just need to be reminded once in a while.