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Top 5 States: Deadheat Between Oregon & Tennessee!

Sat Dec 01, 07 1:13 pm


As of December 1, 2007, the HSA membership roles indicate that the greatest homeschool alumni population concentrations are in the following states:


For a real-time report of the number of homeschoolers in each state see the following: Alumni Network Population Distribution by State

What is quickly becoming an epic rivalry between Oregon (#6) and Tennessee (#5) has reached a heightened tension point this month. Both states are now tied neck-and-neck at 97 graduates...is this a stalemate, or will one state break free and overtake the other? Only time... Cool

Tennessee (#5) and Oregon (#6) are both only 3 recruitments away from earning their standing with the few states that can boast 100+ members.

The Gold Medal for greatest increase in alumni members is awarded to the great state of Texas (#3) with 13 additional graduates from November 1 to December 1. (This is a first-time Gold Medal triumph for Texas!) Missouri (#1) and California (#2) are tied for the Silver Medal with an increase of 9 graduates each. Ohio (#8 ) and Washington (#10) are tied for the Bronze Medal with an increase of 7 graduates each.

This month has also exposed a mystery. The 1 graduate from Puerto Rico has vanished. Speculation abounds, but two conceivable theories have gained the most attention. The first theory is that the solitary homeschool graduate, overcome with loneliness, immigrated to Missouri (#1) for abundant homeschool camaraderie. The second theory is purported to involve the Bermuda Triangle. Shocked

Return to this report next month to learn if Oregon (#6) will forge ahead and wrest itself out of the deadlock with Tennessee (#5) and establish its former supremacy (a distant memory?) in the Top 5 States. Who will win the Gold Medal for most graduates recruited in the month of December? Will we ever discover the true fate of the lone graduate from Puerto Rico??

Check back for all these answers and more in next month's Top Five Report. In the interval, go tell the homeschool graduates in your state about HSA. We hope to see your state next in the Top 5! Very Happy


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If we're tied at 97, how can one state be #5 and the other #6? Go Oregon, go! Soar to the top!!! Cool
Lady Rebecca, Sun Dec 02, 07 1:01 am Post


 
I just checked the Alumni distribution page and saw something highly disturbing - Tennessee has lost an alumnus! Shocked Shocked Shocked What happened there?!
Lady Rebecca, Sun Dec 02, 07 1:11 am Post


 
Somehow, you left Colorado out of that running list of wonders. Cool

We're #7!!!!!!!!! Go us. Wink We're only 6 members away from 100 as well, just so you know! Razz
micalamerryCHRISTmas, Sun Dec 02, 07 1:47 am Post


 
Texas gained more than California? This is an outrage! It is time for me to reveal my true identity!

* drumroll...

I am moving back to California this month! wOOt! Laughing

Take that, Texas. Twisted Evil
Evan Pederson, Sun Dec 02, 07 1:29 pm Post


 
I believe that Tennessee will hold onto it's #5 spot of glory!! Cool
Lizzy, Sun Dec 02, 07 3:18 pm Post


 
LOL - you do such an awesome job with this report Emilie! I gotta find out what happened to that lone Puerto Rican graduate... poor guy, or girl... I hope that second theory is just rumor! Shocked
Camden Spiller, Sun Dec 02, 07 6:32 pm Post


 
Oregon is currently ahead! Go Oregon! Very Happy
Sarah Gale, Mon Dec 03, 07 2:07 pm Post
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