Teens get REALL life experience in exercise

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
David Hermann, right, offers check cashing, travel pass and other services in his station at the Reality Enrichment and Life Lessons (REALL) simulation, held Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church. At the event, teenagers like Levi Maddocks, right, 15, his brother Lucas Maddocks, middle, 14, and Pamela Vail, 17, do two simulations, one where they have a limited income and a second with a higher income, and must pay for things like bills, food, child care, etc. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

David Hermann, right, offers check cashing, travel pass and other services in his station at the Reality Enrichment and Life Lessons (REALL) simulation, held Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church.

Amy Cunningham, right, 16, deposits money with REALL banker Janet Starnes, left, so she can pay her bills during the REALL simulation in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church Tuesday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Nearly 50 children in grades 7-12 signed up for the REALL simulation in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church Tuesday. Leading the group was Gail Reed, right, with the Barry County Neighborhood Center. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
Abraham Garcia, left, 15, receives his REALL job paycheck from LaTonya Ruth, middle, and Jamie Phariss during the REALL simulation in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church Tuesday. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com
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