09/07/15 - 10:42am
Framing the front entrance of Kenai Middle School are racks stacked with Trek mountain bikes. They were not ridden to school by students, but purchased for school use three years ago, and since, the program has taken off.
Physical education classes, students on break at lunch, Kenai Central High School, local organizations, and after school sports teams make full use of the sleek fleet.
“It’s sure nice to see 13- and 14-year-olds riding a bike at lunch time. Rather than trying to be a grown-up, they are still trying to be a kid,” said school principal Vaughn Dosko.