[PHOTOS] As part of Zehnder’s Snowfest, college students from across the U.S. competed in a total of four ice carving events over three days for scholarship dollars and other prizes. In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest hosted the Collegiate Alumni two-event Challenge Friday and Saturday. The Collegiate Alumni Challenge brings back past college participants to compete in a team challenge featuring a double block and a five block ice carving competition.
The Gold Team winners of the Collegiate Alumni Challenge are:
Gold Team: Macomb Community College – Katlin Pfropper and Vince Terrana
The overall winners of the National Ice Carving Association U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship are:
First Place: Oakland Community College – Chris Craft and Gillian Tappenden
Second Place: UOFA – Brandon Hartel and Crystal Constable
Third Place: Oakland Community College – Tica Paraday and Jon Mannschreck
Ice carving events are sponsored by Birch Run Premium Outlets, Covenant Healthcare & Outdoor Adventures. Like to take pictures? Enter the annual Snowfest Photo Impressions contest for a chance to win one of 3 great Zehnder’s prizes! SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO HERE.
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