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Surf City Optimists Bring Pine Derby to Village View Students

Pine Derby at Village View Photo

Second graders at Village View Elementary School in the Ocean View School District had a blast watching first graders and one Kindergartener win the Pine Derby Championship hosted by the Surf City Optimist Club this week.

Students cheered on the 29 special education participants who entered cars created with the help of the local Optimist Club. The event was organized by the Surf City Optimist Club, with the support of sponsor Bill Demarest of DeLillo Chevrolet with the local car dealers’ association, Principal Francesca Ligman, and special education teachers at Village View Elementary.

The winners are:

1st Arieanna Hewitt, 1st grader
2nd James Martin-Haroz, 1st grader
3rd Cash Eaton, Kindergarteners

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