Yazmine Henderson was one of 15 Cornelius Elementary School students to compete at a recent cup-stacking competition at the school. Yazmine was in the division for ages 9-11.
Yazmine Henderson was one of 15 Cornelius Elementary School students to compete at a recent cup-stacking competition at the school. Yazmine was in the division for ages 9-11. COURTESY OF FRANK SMITHWICK
Yazmine Henderson was one of 15 Cornelius Elementary School students to compete at a recent cup-stacking competition at the school. Yazmine was in the division for ages 9-11. COURTESY OF FRANK SMITHWICK

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April 16, 2015 2:42 PM

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