Literacy Center #History101

jennwigginton (2)Who likes History? Our history as a human race is very important. We learn from our history. I’m going to mix it up this month and start with a quiz on The Literacy Center history. Comment with your answers and we will give a prize to the one with the most correct.



Literacy Center History 101 Quiz

1. What was the original name that started The Literacy Center?
a. Regional Reading Aid
b. Vanderburgh County Literacy Coalition
c. Learning Center
d. Evansville Coalition on Adult Literacy

2. What year did the original program begin?
a. 1966
b. 1969
c. 1961
d. 1968

3. The original program that started in the 1960’s purpose was to serve who?
a. Adults
b. Children
c. Families
d. All of the above

4. The original program was…
a. Literacy
b. GED
c. Math help
d. None of the above

5. The original program was began by who?
a. YWCA Volunteers
b. YMCA Volunteers
c. Evansville Women’s League
d. Literacy Foundation

6. In 1989, the original program began to collaborate with whom?
a. Ivy Tech Community College
b. USI
c. UE
d. Evansville Vanderburgh Library

7. What year did The Literacy Center become incorporated as a 501c (3) organization and began to be known only as The LiteracyCenter?
a. 1999
b. 1998
c. 1997
d. 1996

8. Which of the following individuals have been involved in the history of The Literacy Center?
a. Michael J. Scully
b. Paula Holder
c. Corrine Vandeveer
d. Peggy Ehlen
e. Marian Wyber
f. Phyllis Schmidt
g. Peg Braun
h. Marian Wyber
i. Lola Teubert
j. Sara Whitfield
k. Judith Lippert
l. All of the above

9. The Literacy Center’s newsletter was first known as…
a. The Reading Corner
b. The Trumpet
c. Literacy Awareness
d. Volunteers in Action

10. In the history of The Literacy Center we have served how many?
a. Many 1000’s
b. 500-600
c. 400-500
d. Less than 500

Bonus (just for fun): The first attempt of our fundraiser, Letters for Literacy SCRABBLE Tournament was when?
a. April 2004
b. February 2005
c. February 2006
d. February 2007

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