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SBCS Week 2 Black History Month Trivia Winners

February 13, 2021

Question: Name the NASA Aerospace engineer who invented the Super Soaker water toy. 

Answer: Lonnie Johnson

In 1989, Johnson formed his own engineering firm and licensed his most famous invention, the Super Soaker water gun, to Larami Corporation. Two years later, the Super Soaker generated more than $200 million in retail sales and became the top-selling toy in the United States. ( https://www.nasa.gov)

Winners: Nylah J., Lucas O., Leo B., Cameron D.