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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) students put their experience to the test May 3 to 4, 2018 during the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society (MITES) Regional Competition at Fremont High School in Fremont, Michigan. A total of 45 entries from students in the Auto Collision/Refinishing, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), or Machining/Engineering Technology programs placed in the top four. Entries earning top four status advance to state-level competition in Lansing, May 9 to 12, 2018.
Auto Collision/Refinishing students competed in either the Plastics or the Open Auto Body General categories. Projects were judged by students’ portfolios documenting the progress of their entry, workmanship, overall appearance, and how the project related to auto body. The following students advanced to the state competition in Lansing:
“This project was a great way for me to apply what I am learning in class,” shared Auto Collision/Refinishing student Nathan Salazar (Mona Shores).
CAD students competed in a wide variety of categories with a total of six first-place entries and eleven who will advance to state competition. Top four winners include the following students:
Machining/Engineering Technologies students submitted 28 entries with 21 advancing to state competition. Those students who earned a place in the top four include the following:
“These students worked hard and took pride in their projects. They will do well at the state level competition,” said Auto Collision/Refinishing Instructor William Stone.
The mission of MITES is to encourage and recognize fine craftsmanship in the field of Industrial Technology and Career and Technical Education.
For more information on the Auto Collision/Refinishing, CAD, or Machining/Engineering Technology programs, as well as the other 12 career-related programs at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center visit muskegoncareertech.com.
Morning Machining/Engineering Technology students advancing to state competition: Brandon Rusco (Oakridge), Trenton Blanchard (Whitehall), Alexander Bucy (Orchard View), Tyler Neeves (Whitehall), Steven Falan (Ravenna), Jacob Loudermilk (Whitehall), Ethan McKenzie (Whitehall), Daniel Huber (Reeths-Puffer), Nicholas Preston (Ravenna), Autumn Waller (Orchard View)
Afternoon Machining/Engineering Technology students advancing to state competition: Travis Allison (Holton), Brennen Rowell (Whitehall), Wesley DeLora (Oakridge), Johnny Michalak (Whitehall), Roberto Tavares (Montague), Richard Nelson (Reeths Puffer), Andrew Morrow (Whitehall), and Nathaniel Hunt (Fruitport).