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Students get credit for skateboard bench

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Posted on August 23, 2012 |
By Kaitlyn Kirkaldy



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A SMALL GROUP of Vergennes Union High School students earned credit for constructing this bench out of old skateboards this summer. The bench is at the Vergennes skate park. Independent photo/Kaitlyn Kirkaldy

VERGENNES –– Fourteen-year-old Damian Bougor knew the Vergennes skate park needed seating and decided to do something about it.

“I go there every day and we just needed something to sit on after we’re done skating, so I figured we needed a bench,” he said.

His friend Ian Shalek took the idea further and suggested a bench made out of skateboards.

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