Pop Quiz with Imelda Speck, City of Lancaster, Texas

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event.

You can register for one of the events here.


Name: Imelda Speck

Job Title: Fellow – Economic Development

Organization: City of Lancaster, Texas


Rank the Pop Up cities:

1. Dallas (From here so it will always be number one!

2. Portland

3. Charlotte

4. Kansas City

(True or False) I received the perfect attendance award at least once.

True – I think it was only one semester though

In high school, what job(s) were you most interested in?

Interior Designer and Dental Hygienist

What three words are the most difficult for you to spell?

This is embarrassing, but “Guarantee” and “restaurant” … for some reason I always want to flip the ‘u’ and the ‘a’ in each of those words

(Yes or No) Email was a major part of my high school years.

Yes

(True or False) I attended at least one school where the mascot was either a bulldog or wildcat.

Yes – Elementary School

List the top four schools of your educational career.

  • University of Texas at Austin – Master’s Degree
  • University of San Diego – Bachelors
  • Ursuline Academy of Dallas – High School
  • Dawson Elementary – Elementary

(Complete the sentence) Instead of doing homework, I would sometimes….

Play sports (I was always on a team and had practice almost every day)

What songs would be on your high school mix tape?

  • Dashboard Confessional – Hands Down
  • Outkast – Hey Ya!
  • Beyonce – Crazy in Love
  • Usher – Yeah!
  • Fall Out Boy – Suger, We’re Goin Down
  • Foo Fighters – Best of You
  • Coldplay – Fix you
  • Rihanna – Umbrella
  • Hellogoodbye – Here (In Your Arms)

What question(s) should we have asked?

What is one thing that is the same or different about you since high school?


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