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Float decorators: Liberty High students help in Rose Parade

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Ten Madera students helped build works of art viewed by millions of people worldwide in an annual celebration.

Key Club members and two advisers from Liberty High School and Madera Ranchos Kiwanis Club awoke long before dawn on a winter break day, hopped on five buses with about 270 other Central Valley students to Pasadena and volunteered to work on various floats for the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade.

“It was a great experience. It’s really neat to see all the effort that goes into the floats each year and how each year the floats become more and more intricate and complicated,” said Andrew Hart, a junior and president of Key Club.

The Key Club group of volunteers went to help with the Kiwanis International float which had a “Winter Wonderland” theme, but split up to help others as well, said Hart...


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