Top bridge builders in the ETHS Straw Bridge Building and Breaking Contest included (from left) Nikki Garcia, Abby Skinner, and Andrew Cless.

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Evanston Township High School held its 37th annual ETHS Straw Bridge Building and Breaking Contest in December. The winner of this year’s competition is Abby Skinner, whose bridge held 7.1 kilograms. She is a freshman student in John Mickelson’s class.  

Second place went to Alexzandra Roberson of Michael Bahi’s class, with a bridge that held 7.0 kilograms. Andrew Cless, also in Mr. Mickelson’s class, won third place with a bridge that held 6.6 kilograms, and Nick Garci, in Christian Han’s Class, placed fourth, with a bridge holding 6.4 kilograms.