Take the It's Academic Weekly Quiz! in association with Giant

What was the first food to be freeze-dried?
Franklin Roosevelt shocked Americans in 1939, when he served what food to King George VI of England?
Hot dogs
Where did German Chocolate Cake originate?
No, not in Germany. It was first baked in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. It was named after Sam German, who had created the baking chocolate used in the cake.
What is the most popular cheese recipe in the United States?
Macaroni and cheese---the ultimate comfort food.
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2016 “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year" Award

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s “Sophie Altman Coach of the Year” Award:

  • Washington - Ryan Benjamin, Washington Latin Public Charter School
  • Baltimore - Lucy Wise Gladwell, C. Milton Wright High School
  • Special Lifetime Award - Father Kenneth Meehan, Gonzaga College High School.

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