The top bridge-builders, pictured left to right, are Stephanie, Theresa, Alex and John.Photo by Zachary Hermann.

Stephanie Young is the winner of the 31st annual Evanston Township High School Straw Bridge Building and Breaking Contest. Her bridge held 8 kilograms. Alex Berns was second with 7 kilograms. Third place went to John Hruska with 5.6 kilograms. Fourth place went to Theresa Kettler with 5.5 kilograms. As always, there were many interesting bridges, said Dale Leibforth, contest coordinator.