Kids unearth science, environment at Waterfest

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Sartell-St. Stephen High School Environmental Science students Colten Sigurdson, 17, (left) and T.J. Raden, 18, answer questions about various furs and bones displayed Feb. 15 during a Waterfest event which took place at the College of St. Benedict. More than 400 children from Clearview, Oak Ridge, Pine Meadow and St. Katharine Drexel elementary schools were present to learn about the natural environment.

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Kami Schreifels, 9, stretches a bubble over the legs of Gabi Schumann, 10, as Elyse Parson, 9, looks on Feb. 15 during the Bubbleology segment of the Waterfest event which took place at the College of St. Benedict. All three girls are from Sartell.

Author: Carolyn Bertsch

Bertsch has worked for the Newsleaders since 2015. She and her husband, Matt, and their three children live in Sartell where they also own and operate Four Seasons Window, Carpet and Air Duct Cleaning. Bertsch also stewards the “Reads and Seeds and Other Needs” Little Free Library in Sartell. The “Other Needs” portion of the library functions as a collection site for donations to the Salvation Army where Bertsch serves as a board member. Her other hobbies include volunteering at the food shelf, cooking, baking, and growing a vast array of fruit in her backyard orchard. Bertsch believes that every single person can choose to make the world a better place for someone else and at the end of the day the only question that matters is, “What kind of difference did you make?”

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