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Frat doubles up Carnival titles

HOUGHTON – The winners have been announced in Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival Snow Statue Competition. This year’s theme is “As Snow Accumulates at Alarming Rates, We Show Our Love for the Fifty States.”

For the eighth time in the last nine years, Phi Kappa Tau captured the top prize in the month-long statue division. The winning entry, constructed outside their house in Hancock, is “Welcoming Immigration to This Great Nation.”

Second place went to last year’s winner Tau Kappa Epsilon for “Freedom’s Price in Show and Ice.”

Third place was Delta Sigma Phi, “Wyoming’s Beauty Shown in a Snow Blown Yellowstone.”

Sigma Phi Epsilon captured fourth place with “Dreams of California-cation” and the Army ROTC took fifth place with “Where Gold Bars are Made.”

In the overnight competition, St. Albert the Great University Parish took first place with, “Covered By Ice and Snow to MARYland We Will Go.” Lutheran Campus Ministry captures second with “One Nation, One People.” In third place is Hyrule with “A Tech Student’s Plan of Attack Would Have Prevented the Crack.” Fourth place was captured by First Year Experience-Wads “Remembering Those Who Pulled Their Weight, While Defending Our Great 50 States.” And in fifth place was Concordia Student Ministries with “But For Those Who Hope in the Lord Will Renew Their Strength, They Will Soar on Wings Like Eagles.”

The snow statue winners, along with the overall Winter Carnival winners will be honored at the awards ceremony at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Union Ballroom.