Freshmen Engineering Students Work Together to Build a Cardboard Canoe
by Chris Karenbauer
They were nervous for this race. Although they spent several hours building their canoe, they still did not feel ready.
Two freshmen Engineer students knelt in their canoe. Jake Brucken was in front, and Alex Heinrich in the back. They had a slow start. Team 3 rowed ahead of them. Jake and Alex continued to row. Slowly but surely, they would reach the shore.
They rowed past the first set of buoys. Then the next. Then the next. About halfway to the finish line, ...