If Cities in Michigan Were High School Students
Who doesn't have memories of high school and its endless drama and its cliques? We wondered what cities in Michigan would be like if the state was actually a high school.
Lansing is like the younger child of prominent family where the older brother, Detroit, excelled in sports but has failed to launch after high school. Lansing is also the president of the debate team.
Grand Rapids has very strict and religious parents. That's probably why GR sneaks out to drink every weekend. And whenever Grand Rapids is out drinking, Kalamazoo is probably tagging along.
Battle Creek hangs out around the cafeteria a lot. And gets really excited when they're serving French toast sticks.
Who aced their SATs in 9th Grade? Ann Arbor did. That's who.
Interlochen is really into band. And choir. They play like 5 different instruments and they're the drum major, too.
New Buffalo started dating someone from another school, Chicago, and seems to have forgot all about their hometown friends. But what happens when Chicago dumps you for Saugatuck?
Remember in elementary school when you'd bring in cupcakes or cookies for a birthday? Hamtramck's mom made perogies. And sauerkraut.
Sault Ste. Marie is in your grade even though they're like three years older than everyone else in class. Sault is also the 20-year-old that's still going to prom.
Who drives their snowmobile to class...in May? Houghton does. So does their cousin Hancock.
There's that one kid you had lots of classes with. But they never spoke much. Maybe you've never heard them talk at all. And you don't know much about them. They are kind of off in their own little world. You know, Alpena.
Every school has a set of twins, or triplets, who seem to dress alike, speak alike and are best friends with each other. Iron Mountain, Iron River and Ironwood.
Bloomfield Hills - don't even try. So far out of your league. And you don't have a chance with Grosse Point Shores or East Grand Rapids either.
Sturgis and Niles are always behind school playing with illegal fireworks. They have a friend, Indiana, that hooks them up.
East Lansing is the big shot quarterback that scored a college scholarship, But it's to a last place team.
Ypsilanti is like that one kid in every clique who is just hanging around the cool kids. They don't quite fit in but the more popular kids, Detroit, Ann Arbor and Dearborn don't have the heart to kick them out of the group.
Midland spends most of their free time playing in the chemistry lab.
Little advice, it's best to be low-key cool with Saginaw and Flint.
Brooklyn has the most tricked-out car in the school parking lot. He's also got the most speeding tickets.
No, it's not that they eat a lot of fudge, Mackinac Island simply has a glandular problem.
Holland is like the European foreign exchange student everyone was friendly with but forgotten the semester after they moved home.