Helping Raise Awareness

Col. Jay Sullivan, professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Military Institute, and cadet Nathan Baier, class of ’23, weld the finishing touches on a 16-foot whale in Nichols Engineering Building Oct. 7. Once finished, the whale will be covered in chicken wire and filled with plastic. The environmental advocacy group Shenandoah Green plans to display the plastic whale in various locations around Augusta County to raise awareness about ocean pollution. (VMI photo by Kelly Nye)

Col. Jay Sullivan, professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Military Institute, and cadet Nathan Baier, class of ’23, weld the finishing touches on a 16-foot whale in Nichols Engineering Building Oct. 7. Once finished, the whale will be covered in chicken wire and filled with plastic. The environmental advocacy group Shenandoah Green plans to display the plastic whale in various locations around Augusta County to raise awareness about ocean pollution. (VMI photo by Kelly Nye)

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