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SHS students try to stay afloat

Published: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 5:58 a.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 6:28 a.m. CDT
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Karina Olivas and Inken Maria Michael begin to sink as their boat, No Sinkin' Inken, begins to go down Friday morning at the Duis Center in Sterling. Olivas and Inken built the boat with Craissa Worcerter and Deisy Diaz for the Sterling High School's cardboard boat race by the physics, algebra lll, and trigonometry classes. The annual event usually is in the Thomas Park pond, but this year was moved to the Duis Center.
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Cassidy Peikert (front) and Alyssa Cedro paddle in the S.S. Woodstock 1969 on Friday morning while competing in the Sterling High School cardboard boat races at Duis Center. Peikert, Cedro and Jordan Totten constructed the boat that made the trek up and down the pool without sinking.
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Kenzie Parvin (front) and Leah Gallegor capsize into the Duis Center pool Friday morning as the The Black Pearl 2 they built with Branden Chavez sinks.
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Zach Rehmert and Micah Palmer made the voyage across the Duis Center pool Friday morning only to be capsized by classmates.
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Katie Mullan and Tyler Verbout paddle inside the Survivor H2O as they compete in the Sterling HIgh School cardboard boat race Friday morning at the Duis Center. Mullan, Verbout, Jesce Gibbons and Alex Browning competed with 36 other teams in the Sterling High School physics, algebra lll and trigonometry classes' cardboard boat race.
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The Duck breaks apart as Sarah Gottemoller and Brandon Adams board the cardboard boat Friday morning. Gottemoller and Adams built the craft with Jacob Beets and Adam McCormick for the Sterling High School cardboard boat race.

Karina Olivas and Inken Maria Michael begin to sink as their boat, No Sinkin' Inken, begins to go down Friday morning at the Duis Center in Sterling. Olivas and Inken built the boat with Craissa Worcerter and Deisy Diaz for the Sterling High School's cardboard boat race by the physics, algebra lll, and trigonometry classes. The annual event usually is in the Thomas Park pond, but this year was moved to the Duis Center.

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