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High school students attend Northeast’s applied technology career day

High school students attend Northeast’s applied technology career day

NORFOLK, NE – Students from 45 high schools and homeschools had the opportunity recently to learn more about educational offerings in several technical fields. The students took part in Northeast Community College’s Applied Technology Career Day on the Norfolk campus.

Shanelle Grudzinski, dean of applied technology, said guests took part in tours of campus and saw students work in the College’s applied technology labs.

“This was a day of opportunities for students interested in technical fields and construction to learn more about different career options, as well as a chance to experience the latest technologies, tools, and techniques used in today’s high demand, high paying career fields. The approximately 170 students took part in these activities in our state-of-the-art facilities.”

Programs hosting students included: auto body technology, automotive technology, building construction, diesel technology, drafting, electrical construction and control, electromechanical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, machining and manufacturing automation, plumbing, utility line, welding, and wind energy.

Grudzinski said they also gave away four, $1,000 tuition waivers to four of the students at the end of
the day.

Students from the following high schools attended Northeast Community College’s Applied Technology Career Day:

Nebraska: Ainsworth, Atkinson West Holt, Bancroft Rosalie, Battle Creek, Blair, Bloomfield, Central City, Clarkson, Columbus High, David City Aquinas, Elkhorn Valley, Grand Island Central Catholic, Hartington Newcastle, Lindsey Holy Family, Homer, Humphrey High, Columbus Lakeview, Leigh, Lincoln High, Lincoln Northeast, Lutheran High Northeast, Madison, McCool Junction, Neligh-Oakdale, Norfolk Senior High, Oakland-Craig, O’Neill High, Orchard, Ord, Papillion-LaVista, Pierce, Ponca, Riverside (Cedar Rapids), Schuyler, Sutton, Tekamah-Herman, Twin River (Genoa), Wahoo Bishop Neumann, Wayne, West Point-Beemer, Winside, Wynot, Yutan, and homeschool students.

Iowa: Sioux City East.


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Anthony Hoffman, electrical construction and control instructor at Northeast Community College, demonstrates a wiring technique to high school students who were on the Norfolk campus recently. Hoffman was among Northeast faculty and students showcasing the College’s Applied Technology Division during a recent Career Day for approximately 170 high school students.