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Boating school in UP gets a job with the US Navy (from MLive.com)

Students Ben Davant, left, and Mike Podgajski shape the final plank for the pilot gig. ((Submitted by Great Lakes Boat Building School))

In the tiny eastern Upper Peninsula town of Cedarville — population, 253 — a small group of students is working on a project for the U.S. Navy. As unlikely as that might sound, it is equally remarkable and true.

They are first-year students at the Great Lakes Boat Building School, a private institution that teaches the essentials of wood boat building to young and older students who want to pursue careers in that field. This is the second time in three years GLBBS students are building something of national significance.

Read the rest at MLive.com




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