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Troy Shorewood students hold paper airplane flying contest

Troy Shorewood Elementary School fourth graders Austin Kittl, Liam Hogan and Nolan Fellows fashioned paper airplanes for a recent flying competition at the school.
Troy Shorewood Elementary School fourth graders Austin Kittl, Liam Hogan and Nolan Fellows fashioned paper airplanes for a recent flying competition at the school.

JOLIET – Along with their studies of the invention of the airplane and people in history who made their fame flying, fourth grade students at Troy Shorewood Elementary School recently held an Orville and Wilbur Wright Brothers Paper Airplane Flying Contest.

Students chose designs from among nine plans, constructed their planes, decorated them, and then tested their air worthiness, attempting lift-off as the Wright brothers so fearlessly did in 1903.

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