StoryCorps Northwest: From A One-Room School In Walla Walla To The GI Bill To Helping Students

Robert and Mike Norwood.
Robert and Mike Norwood of Walla Walla, WA share the story of Robert's early education and Navy experience.


Robert Norwood of Walla Walla went to a one-room school then joined the Navy on a whim. After service he enjoyed a rewarding career as a school counselor. He talked to his son, Mike, about his schooling experience for StoryCorps Northwest, recorded virtually.

This segment originally aired on NWPB’s Morning Edition on Sept. 16, 2020. It was recorded as part of NWPB’s 2020 partnership with StoryCorps. Learn more about the national StoryCorps initiative here.

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