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Education News Archive - April 12, 2008

By Laurie Fox, The Dallas Morning News Apr.

By Staci Hupp, The Dallas Morning News Apr. 12--Sam Smith is going to Baylor University for free, and he thanks his high school for it. L.D. Bell High School in Hurst singled out Mr. Smith as a sophomore for his promising score on the Preliminary SAT college entrance exam.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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