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1) In 1987, Rita Dove wins the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. What Akron High School did she graduate from? Answer: Firestone High School

2) This former Summit County Prosecutor was elected to the Ohio Supreme Court and later became the first female to be Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court? Answer: Maureen O'Connor

3) A graduate of Firestone High School, she was one of seven astronauts who died aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle in 1986? Answer: Judith Resnik

4) She made history in Akron in 1939 when she became the city's first policewoman under Civil Service. She remained on the force until 1952. Answer: Mabel Cramer Kruse

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3/8/12 3:43 P

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Mabel Cramer Kruse made history in Akron in 1939 when she became the city's first policewoman under Civil Service. She remained on the force until 1952.



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3/6/12 4:46 P

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Here's the answers I found:
1. Rita Dove went to Buchtel High School and graduated in 1970.
2. Maureen O'Connor was the first female Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
3. Judith Resnik graduated from Firestone High School in 1966 and died in the Challenger space shuttle accident.
4. Did not take the time to look up answer to this one.

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March is Woman's History Month.

1) In 1987, Rita Dove wins the Pulitzer Prize for poetry. What Akron High School did she graduate from?

2) This former Summit County Prosecutor was elected to the Ohio Supreme Court and later became the first female to be Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court?

3) A graduate of Firestone High School, she was one of seven astronauts who died aboard the Challenger Space Shuttle in 1986?

4) She made history in Akron in 1939 when she became the city's first policewoman under Civil Service. She remained on the force until 1952.

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