Kim Kern, a senior at Loch Raven High School and member of the school's English Honor Society, braced herself for the worse when she was told of the assignment to interview residents at Towson's Pickersgill Retirement Community and write their life stories.
"I expected it to be really boring," she said candidly.
But she and fellow student Devin Herlihy got much more than they bargained for when they were paired up with Josephine Neville, 91.
"She's our new granny," Kern said.
On Thursday, May 24, students from the school came to Pickersgill to share the results of the writing project, which began earlier this year when Loch Raven English...