solar boat made by Camp David GonzalesThe math and social studies teacher at Camp David Gonzales, a juvenile probation camp in California, worked tirelessly with a group of incarcerated young men to turn a kit of wooden planks into a solar-powered boat, able to compete against vessels built by high school students from across Southern California.

In the Ninth Annual Solar Cup boat race, the scrappy teen underdogs exceeded expectations.

(READ the story in the LA Times)

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