Published March 8, 2012, in the IslandsSounder.com
EASTSOUND, WASHINGTON—Paper planes were flying high and low at the 17th annual Kiwanis paper airplane contest, March 3 at the high school gym. Kids of all ages spent nearly an hour carefully crafting their planes and launching them into the air.
Vala Ross said her two sons Andrew, 3, and Kai, 7, have been so excited for the contest that they have been practicing their plane building skills all week.
“The house has been littered with paper planes,” she said.
Prizes were awarded to three age groups for various categories.
Carley Rankin won the “Most Beautiful Paper Airplane Contest” with her plane named Freedom Fire.
For the “Time Aloft” division for kids 8 and younger, Gus Smith won 3rd place, Victoria Carme came in 2nd place and Quinn Griffin received 1st place.
In the “Distance” category for 8 and younger, Quinn Griffin took 3rd place, Cooper Rankin landed in 2nd place and Cody Scott won 1st place.
For the “Accuracy” contest for 8 and younger, Joe Steve took 3rd place, Cooper Rankin placed 2nd and Sam Sutton received 1st place.
In the “Time Aloft” division for 9 to 12-year-olds, Sayde Larson took 3rd place, Christian Heisenger received 2nd place and Ryan Flint won 1st place.
For “Accuracy” for 9 to 12-year-olds, Christian Heisenger won 3rd place, Ryan Flint took 2nd place and Zephyre Welsley received 1st place.
In the “Distance” portion for 9 to 12-year-olds, Matthew Mullan took 3rd place, Christian Heisenger won 2nd place and Zephyre Welsley received 1st place.
In the “Time Aloft” division for 13 and older, Armando Nunes won 3rd place, Olivia Smith took 2nd place and Scott Heisenger landed in 1st place.
For “Accuracy” for 13 and older, Olivia Smith took 3rd place, Armando Nunes won 2nd place and Scott Heisenger won 1st place.
In “Distance” category for 13 and older, Sorrel Hughes placed 3rd, Armando Nunes took 2nd place and Scott Heisenger won 1st place.
Mar 19 2012, 09:36 AM