All About Amanda…and The Sound of Music!

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Dave visits with GCMS choral instructor Miss Amanda Broaddus. They discuss The Sound of Music, this year’s musical at GCMS. Amanda shares what got her interested in music and the arts. She also gives her dream pairing, 1) Which show she’d most like to see, and 2) Where she’d like to see it performed. Amanda remembers another Broaddus, one of Dave’s former GCHS teachers known for her trademark pen “necklace”. Enjoy! (20min)

FFA Week 2013…GCMS Chapter Advisor Elliott Hasselbring

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GCMS FFA Advisor Elliott Hasselbring visits with Dave about FFA Week. Our local chapter has events daily, and they are discussed in detail. Learn about Mr Hasselbring’s path from first being interested in agriculture, to FFA membership and becoming an ag teacher himself. We learn he bakes great fruit pies, which were later scarfed down quickly in Tuesday’s pie eating contest. Enjoy the discussion with Mr Hasselbring! (12 min)

FFA Week 2013…GCMS Chapter President Chet McClure


Dave visits with GCMS senior Chet McClure. They discuss Chet’s great run (and three teammates too) in the IHSA wrestling tournament. Then it’s on to FFA Week, where the details of the weeks’ activities are given. Chet gives some props to three GCMS FFA Advisors, and talks a little bit about his future plans. Finally Dave asks for an update on Central Lean Meats, another successful family endeavor. Enjoy the terrific discussion! (13 min)