Mini Amazing Race 

Some high school students in Kennebec and Somerset Counties have been participating in a mini “Amazing Race” competition for scholarship prizes.The Taconnet Federal Credit Union was one of the sponsors.Today, was the final competition day.They started it off at Fortin’s Home Furnishings in Winslow with a memory challenge.From there they had a food challenge.Items were pureed and they were blindfolded and had earphones on to try to guess the food from sauerkraut to asparagus.In the last challenge, the competitors had to start a primitive fire and burn some twine until it split.When the competition started there were 16 students and Saturday it was down to the final four.Jordan Taylor of Skowhegan High School came in first place and won a 5-thousand dollar scholarship.Second place went to Forest Franzose of Winslow High School, who won a 25-hundred dollar scholarship.Third place received a 1-thousand dollar scholarship and fourth went home with a 5-hundred dollar scholarship.