Hello everyone! My name is Sally Yoo, and I am part of the 2013-2014 APASA Intern class. As an intern, I have the privilege of attending the Assembly and E-Board meetings for APASA, and we also have an intern meeting afterwards! The intern class also assists the e-board with programming for APASA events and goes out to support the member orgs’ events. We shadow an e-boarder to learn more in depth about their position. Our main duty for the year, however, is to plan our own very intern event! This year, we hosted APASA Jeopardy!
On Saturday, March 29th, we had 12 teams come out to play some trivia on APA History, APA Current Events, Disney, Potpourri, and USC, in addition to some quick and fun competitive games. The teams started arriving and we welcomed each team member with their own cup of milk tea boba. The event formally began, and the teams sat vertically, with a whiteboard being passed to the next team member per question. Some sample questions were: “Who are going to be the ED and AD for the 2014-2015 year?” and “Why was Cafe 84 built?” For some of the categories, an activity was played instead of a question. All of the activities were created and tested by our interns, and an example of an activity was the “Pass It!” game.
Basically, all four members of the team had to come out and try to pass an ordinary playing card by only using their mouths. For this activity, Team APASS members, Ted and Kevin, were especially funny with their futile attempts to pass the card between their mouths. When the first Jeopardy board was completed, Double Jeopardy was played in the same format.
After Double Jeopardy, the teams wagered their points for Final Jeopardy, and the Top three winning teams took home prizes. The third place team received 4 LA Live Movie Tickets, the second place team received 4 $25 USC Bookstore Gift Cards, and finally- the winning team received 4 Disneyland Tickets!! For the teams that were not as lucky, there was boba left over that some teams got to enjoy.
The participants, e-boarders who came out to support, and the interns all had an enjoyable time, and it was gratifying and rewarding to see the event come to life after the team had planned it for so long. I’d like to end this post by making a shoutout to our Recruitment Director, Mighten Yip, otherwise known as Papa Yip. Thanks for all your help and guidance. Without you, we would have been clueless and lost about 90% of the time, but you were (almost) always there to answer our questions and support us. Despite your stoic nature, we could tell you were helping and caring, and we would like to thank you so much for that. Yay Papa Yip! Yippee!
Thank you to everyone who came out!