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Tryon first graders tackle challenge of building towers with pencils

First graders in Shea White and Debbie Bailey’s first grade class at Tryon Elementary School recently tackled a special engineering challenge.

First graders in Shea White and Debbie Bailey’s first grade class at Tryon Elementary School recently tackled a special engineering challenge.

Students were given the task of building a tower as tall as possible, using pencils, in just five minutes.

Winning the competition were Joe Delmas and Aram Davis, who constructed a tower 14 inches tall.

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