• Miguel Young, left, and Delina Turner, right, keep track of their financial obligations while spending  make-believe salaries during Reality Day held Wednesday, March 28, at the Gilmer County Civic Center. The educational, school-supervised event relied on community volunteers to give GHS 10th-graders a realistic glimpse of what it takes to meet such common financial obligations as paying bills, raising kids and putting food on the table.
    Miguel Young, left, and Delina Turner, right, keep track of their financial obligations while spending make-believe salaries during Reality Day held Wednesday, March 28, at the Gilmer County Civic Center. The educational, school-supervised event relied on community volunteers to give GHS 10th-graders a realistic glimpse of what it takes to meet such common financial obligations as paying bills, raising kids and putting food on the table.
  • Jim Parmer, of the Gilmer Board of Education, left, and student Faith McKee, right, figure out how much the price of a new car will impact McKee’s future decision-making.
    Jim Parmer, of the Gilmer Board of Education, left, and student Faith McKee, right, figure out how much the price of a new car will impact McKee’s future decision-making.
  • Bernadette Lee, right, helps Gilmer High School sophomore Oscar Martinez start his journey through iife’s many financial obligations and unexpected events during Reality Day.
    Bernadette Lee, right, helps Gilmer High School sophomore Oscar Martinez start his journey through iife’s many financial obligations and unexpected events during Reality Day.

Reality Day an eye-opener for GHS sophomores

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