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Page 20 text:
ABOVE. Norman Peterson and Randy
Bourbina making the concrete canoe.
ABOVE RIGHT. Dave Kamp at the
Concrete Canoe races.
RIGHT. Greq Mans and Todd Burroughs
preparing for the race.
BELOW. Steve CoIIins enjoying the
BELOW RIGHT. "The scenery
Page 19 text:
SECURE H1'1l'1UF1L UUIZ
BUWL THKES PLHEE...
The first competition of the
second annual Quiz Bowl at Kansas
Tech was held in April.
The teams competing were from
the Mechanical, General!Chemical,
and Civil departments. Lively and
humorous proceedings were provided
by the "MC" Mr. Dave Kamp.
Mechanical won with a score of
125. Civil was next with 85 and
General!Chemical had 80 points.
On April 16th, the second round
pitted Computer vs. Electronics vs.
Aero. Last year's winner--Computer
won with 130 points vs. Electronics
110 points and Aero with 65.
The final competition matched
Mechanical and Computer. Mechanical I
Came out Ofl top.
Team members were Dave
Salazar, Greg Wingert, Buss Carlson
and Craig Lange of Mechanical, Norm
Peterson, Bill Delker, Steve Collins
and Bandy Bourbina of Civil, Scott
Jenson, Jeff Zamzrla, Robert Thomas,
Donnie Morgan and Steve Gehkre of
Electronics, Skip Griffey, Tye Baker,
Dave Baldwin, Don Glick and Peggy
Larkin of General!Chemicalg Sandy
Blickenstatf, Craig Goscha, Cecil
Smalley, Bon Krause and Jophn Wyatt
of Computer Scienceg Bobert Hemry,
Maurice Pianalto, Martin Catlin and
Chad Conkling of Aero.
Thanks to all who participated in
the event. by Lisa Merrill
1 1 . f
LEFT: Dave Kamp, asking
the Quiz Bowl question
"What it is?"
ABOVE: Norman Riggs when
he hears the answer.
Page 21 text:
"Concrete canoe 7 lt'll never work! It'll sink," you say. Well,Kansas Tech., along
with many other schools, has proved that it will work.
Not only is there new advanced technology in computers, but concrete is advan-
:ing also! Concrete that floats and is sturdy.
The idea was originated from a project to devolope a concrete mixture that was
light in weight and durable at the same time. Civil students from various colleges
were confronted with the idea.
In order to promote student interest, the canoe idea evolved. Kansas State Univ-
ersity took the responsibility of hosting the Concrete Canoe Race primarily because
of their access to the River Pond Area of Tuttle Creek State Park.
Each year the civil departments design and construct their canoes and prepare for
the races in April. As a side interest, the concrete frisbee was later added to the
For the 1986-87 academic year, Kansas Tech's civil department created a rather
unusual canoe named "Kleavage". Norman Peterson and Randy Bourbina were co- cap-
tians inthe project. Civil students that participated in the concrete fribee contest
were Justin Birch who received lst, Mark Grosland who took 3rd, and Norman
Peterson who received 4th.
No women were enrolled in civil this year so Joan Martin and Lisa Merrill partici-
pated as the women's team. They won the preliminary race and tied for second in the
finals but then diqualified themselves as they weren't civil majors.
Dennis Shreves and Steve Thompson raced for the faculty team. They placed third
in the final heat for Kansas Tech.
Kansas Tech. are proud of their civil department and is ready to go again next
year. By Lisa Merrill
LEFT. Lisa Merrill and Joan Martin in the Concrete Canoe races.
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