03/19/12 - 1:36pm
She’s wanted to take the plunge for a while.
Mandee Jackson, 19, stood waiting for her siblings to finish registering for the second annual Central Peninsula Polar Plunge. She was dressed as Tinker Bell in a bright-green dress — a leftover Halloween costume.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks student is visiting family for spring break. She said she recently became a member of the “50-Below Club.” Admission to the club is given to those who stand by the college’s temperature sign in swimming suits at freezing temperatures.