Kennesaw State sponsors air quality demonstration

Dirty sock contest to demonstrate how auto emissions affect air quality.

Georgia (May 15, 2001) — Kennesaw State sponsors air quality demonstration




Dirty sock contest to demonstrate how auto emissions affect air quality.


Each contestant will place a clean white sock over his or her car exhaust pipe and run the engine for 30−60 seconds. The dirtiest and cleanest socks win a prize. The owner of the cleanest sock receives dinner for two and movie passes. The owner of the dirtiest sock receives $25. toward a tuneup.


To demonstrate how individual cars contribute to the smog problem during smog season.


Wednesday‚ May 16‚ 11 a.m. — 1 p.m.


Kennesaw State University's visitor parking lot.


Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 13‚500‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit