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Chapel holds Mount Rushmore competition

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class John Powell, Air Force Technical Applications Center laboratory technician, sculpts a very convincing Theodore Roosevelt out of modeling clay at the Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants were required to create their best representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson Chapel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class John Powell, Air Force Technical Applications Center laboratory technician, sculpts a very convincing Theodore Roosevelt out of modeling clay at the Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants were required to create their best representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson Chapel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technicians use their skilled hands to recreate a modeling clay version of Mount Rushmore during the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Airmen were given a half hour to complete their best sculptures using only their hands and the tools provided by the chapel. The 21st DS Airmen received first place out of four teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technicians use their skilled hands to recreate a modeling clay version of Mount Rushmore during the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Airmen were given a half hour to complete their best sculptures using only their hands and the tools provided by the chapel. The 21st DS Airmen received first place out of four teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class John Powell, Air Force Technical Applications Center laboratory technician, sculpts a very convincing president out of modeling clay at the Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants were required to create their best representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson Chapel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class John Powell, Air Force Technical Applications Center laboratory technician, sculpts a very convincing president out of modeling clay at the Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants were required to create their best representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson Chapel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Matthew Towles, 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technician, uses skilled hands to create fine details on the tiny Theodore Roosevelt for his team’s entry at the Mount Rushmore building contest held at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Each team of four (or less) had to create a version of Mount Rushmore in the chapel sponsored event, with only modeling clay and the small plastic tools provided. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Airman 1st Class Matthew Towles, 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technician, uses skilled hands to create fine details on the tiny Theodore Roosevelt for his team’s entry at the Mount Rushmore building contest held at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Each team of four (or less) had to create a version of Mount Rushmore in the chapel sponsored event, with only modeling clay and the small plastic tools provided. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – This sculpture of Mount Rushmore took third place at the first ever Mount Rushmore building contest at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Team members were Airmen 1st Class John Powell and Ryan Hodges, both of Air Force Technical Applications Center at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – This sculpture of Mount Rushmore took third place at the first ever Mount Rushmore building contest at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Team members were Airmen 1st Class John Powell and Ryan Hodges, both of Air Force Technical Applications Center at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Contestants create an abstract representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson AFB Chapel at the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants included Airman 1st Class Jessica Griffin, 21st Aerospace Medical Squadron public health specialist; Alex Griffin, spouse; Airman 1st Class Hersey Mayo, 21st Aerospace Medical Squadron public health specialist; and Airman Faith Aviles, 21st Force Support Squadron food service specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Contestants create an abstract representation of the famous rock sculpture with only the supplies provided by the Peterson AFB Chapel at the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Contestants included Airman 1st Class Jessica Griffin, 21st Aerospace Medical Squadron public health specialist; Alex Griffin, spouse; Airman 1st Class Hersey Mayo, 21st Aerospace Medical Squadron public health specialist; and Airman Faith Aviles, 21st Force Support Squadron food service specialist. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 21st Dental Squadron continue their positive representation at chapel sponsored events by winning first place in the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. The dental lab technicians contributing to the success included Senior Airman Laura Takakuwa, Senior Airman Khody Morgan, Airman 1st Class David Garcia and Airman 1st Class Matthew Towles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 21st Dental Squadron continue their positive representation at chapel sponsored events by winning first place in the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. The dental lab technicians contributing to the success included Senior Airman Laura Takakuwa, Senior Airman Khody Morgan, Airman 1st Class David Garcia and Airman 1st Class Matthew Towles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- -- Contestants create a tropical version of the famous rock sculpture at the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. The team who created this masterpiece consisted of Tech. Sgt. Jason Carpenter, Airman 1st Class Orenzio Robinson, Airman 1st Class Courtney Hutcherson and Airman 1st Class Samuel Lupica. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- -- Contestants create a tropical version of the famous rock sculpture at the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. The team who created this masterpiece consisted of Tech. Sgt. Jason Carpenter, Airman 1st Class Orenzio Robinson, Airman 1st Class Courtney Hutcherson and Airman 1st Class Samuel Lupica. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –  21st Dental Squadron dental lab technicians use their skilled hands to recreate a modeling clay version of Mount Rushmore during the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Airmen were given a half hour to complete their best sculptures using only their hands and the tools provided by the chapel. The 21st DS Airmen received first place out of four teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – 21st Dental Squadron dental lab technicians use their skilled hands to recreate a modeling clay version of Mount Rushmore during the first ever Mount Rushmore building competition at the Eclipse Cyber Café, July 8, 2015. Airmen were given a half hour to complete their best sculptures using only their hands and the tools provided by the chapel. The 21st DS Airmen received first place out of four teams. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rose Gudex)

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