Ding-A-Ling Award

The most cherished award honors the person, group, or entity that shows by his/her actions that high intelligence does not always result in smooth sailing over the tempestuous seas of life at Rock Eagle during National Academic Games Tournament. This award is so coveted that participants at the tournament must be warned that they cannot stage "Ding-A-Ling" episodes because any Ding-A-Ling worth his or her salt acts an innate catalyst for noteworthy events.

This year's recipient was Jimmie Mathis and his Cass Tech girls' cabin for their "Harvey-like" insect life-form, which their fearless coach intrepidly sought to exterminate after moving all the girls' luggage from their cabin to his. His "Terminator" skills were uncalled for because the insect never made another appearance. Pictured below are Jimmie Mathis making the presentation and Shanika Owens receiving the award for the cabin.

Ding-A-Ling Award PresenterDing-A-Ling Award Accceptance

Actually, Sallie Johnson could have received it again for her purchase of rain gear at Six Flags. No one told her that she wears an adult size--not child's! As you can see from the photos below, her Six Flags rain poncho doesn't quite fit.

Sallie Wearing 6 Flags Rain GearIs this a little short?

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