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2024 Snowfest

Mount Pleasant High School competes in Snowfest, a snow sculpting competition. Here’s a wrap as to how snowfest went this year!
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Mae Attebery
Tayla Sizmore and Jocelyne Cook making mini sculptures for Snowfest

Our annual snowfest just finished on the 27th of January. Snowfest is a snow carving competition of all levels from middle school to high schoolers to adults that takes place every year in Frankenmuth. Each year is different from the last because the competition depends a lot on the weather because if it’s too warm the sculptures will melt faster but if it’s too cold the sculptures might be harder to sculpt. 

Our very own Mount Pleasant high school has been a part of the competition since 2009, competing with their two teams on different levels. This year our Team A includes Rawan Alzayyat, Grace Bellinger, Sophie Cho, and Allison Lindstrom. Team B includes Jocelyne Cook, Tayla Sizemore, Raegen Sizemore, and Lizzy Prout. Preceding the actual Snowfest, each student comes up with a creative design for each of their carvings, and then Ms. Lunsford picks a few members for the upcoming teams from these submissions. It’s very easy to sign up, in fact they encourage it. Around the time when Snowfest is coming up they will make announcements over the school announcements, they prefer people with at least a little bit of knowledge on sculpting. 

Team A snowfest sculpture 

This year was a spectacular year for Mt Pleasant High school. We sculpted two sculptures. Team B sculpted a cake and team A sculpted an octopus emerging from a cauldron. They both turned out amazing! Team A placed 14th and team B placed 18th, Tayla Sizemore describes Snowfest as “A learning experience, it was a great opportunity to try new techniques.” What an amazing year for Mt Pleasant High School. It was a beautiful Snowfest, they are hoping to get even more participation next year so around this time in 2025 email Ms Lunsford for information on how to join and submit a

This year was a spectacular year for Mt Pleasant High school. We sculpted two sculptures. Team B sculpted a cake and team A sculpted an octopus emerging from a cauldron. They both turned out amazing! Team A placed 14th and team B placed 18th, Tayla Sizemore describes Snowfest as “A learning experience, it was a great opportunity to try new techniques.” What an amazing year for Mt Pleasant High School. It was a beautiful Snowfest, they are hoping to get even more participation next year so around this time in 2025 email Ms Lunsford for information on how to join and submit a beautiful and creative design!

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Izzy Hicks, Staff Reporter
Izzy Hicks is the most awesome freshman, she carries every class. She writes papers with her very slightly awesome partner Maeson Attevery. She is most interested in making articles dedicated towards Arts & Entertainment. They love adventure time way more than Mae. Usually they're taking naps, meow. Perchance.
Mae Attebery, Staff Reporter
Mae Attebery is a freshman working on the Pipeline. They mostly work on Arts and Entertainment stories. Mae was drawn to writing for the school newspaper by their love of Adventure TIme. When they're not writing you can find them at the movie theater.
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