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Students from ADC, Mulick Park participate in Santa Parade

Mulick Park students got to ride on Santa's float, while students from the Academy of Design and Construction created one of their own.
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This float was designed and constructed entirely by the students at the ADC.

This float was designed and constructed entirely by the students at the ADC. /GRPS

Student from the Academy of Design and Construction participated in this year's Santa Parade in downtown Grand Rapids.

Student from the Academy of Design and Construction participated in this year's Santa Parade in downtown Grand Rapids. /GRPS

Students from the Academy of Design and Construction at Union High School participated in this year’s Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees this past weekend.

This is the second consecutive year that the Academy of Design and Construction participated in the parade. This year, the students at ADC built a float that was pulled behind a Triangle Associates truck. The float, which was built and painted entirely by the students, featured a sleigh with saw horse reindeer and snowmen made out of Chinese lanterns.

Several students walked the parade route with the float and passed out candy and construction pencils.

Two classes from Mulick Park were also able to participate in the parade. Students from Ms. Huston’s 2nd grade and Ms. Schafer’s kindergarten classes were the winners of a pop can tab contest, collecting over 6.5 pounds of pop can tabs. As a result, both classes were able to ride with Santa on his float during the parade. All of the tabs that were collected will go to the Ronald McDonald House of West Michigan in an effort to aid the organization's fundraising.

 

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