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Magruder School

Organized by:
Magruder School

Participating Organizations:
REED HOSPITAL,NIH, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

120

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

WE HAD 120 STUDENTS WITH SIX ONGOING EVENTS.. WE HAD EXPERTS FROM WALTER REED HOSPITAL,NIH, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND AND ONE FROM THE PRIVATE SECTOR. THE EVENTS INCLUDED THE FUNCTION OF THE BRAIN,DRUG ABUSE, IDEA MAPPING, AND EXCERCISE USING SPECIAL GLASSES OF THE IMPACTON BRAIN FROM USE OF DRUGS, WE HAD A SPECIAL NIGHT ON THE USE OF DRUGS,ETC.FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS, MR LEE EVANS,THE PRINCIPAL OF MAGRUDER PRAISED THE SUPPORT OF THE DANA FOUNDATION TO THE PTA. HE ALSO SAID THAT HE THANKED THE EXPERTS FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR THEIR TIME AND SUPPORT;HE HOPED THE PROGRAM WILL BE DONE ANNUALLY.THE EXPERTS STATED THAT THE STUDENTS WERE VERY ENGAGED IN THE EVENTS,THE MATERIAL FROM DANA WAS GIVEN TO EACH STUDENT,THE TEACHERS AND STUDENTS WERE PLEASED TO RECEIVE THE INFORMATION,THE BOOKLET ENTITLED Q AND A ON THE BRAIN WAS VERY POPULAR.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Other

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • BAW Buttons

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Paul Williams

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202-723-3166

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