Area resident member of University of Kansas Concrete Canoe Team

The choppy waters and stiff breeze that persist at Lone Star Lake, 10 miles southwest of the University of Kansas campus, aren't a typical laboratory setting. But for this year's concrete canoe team at the School of Engineering, there's no better place for research. The team has spent hours on the water in a concrete canoe - honing their paddling and steering skills in hopes of perfecting theirtechnique as they prepare for this year's American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-Continent Conference Regional Concrete Canoe Competition April 24-26, in Stillwater, Okla., hosted by Oklahoma State University. The competition requires students to design and build a canoe using concrete as the primary material, then provide detailed presentation materials about the project as well as race against other teams in the canoe. Area participants are as follows: To view these students click here: