2012 Industrial Technology Competition Day fast approaching

    by Josh Sandin
    Posted on 4/3/2012


FORT DODGE - Iowa Central Community College’s annual Industrial Technology High School Competition will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2012.  On Competition Day, approximately 129 students, representing 21 high schools from our nine county area and beyond, will participate in one or more of the seventeen testing areas. The students will have the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired from their dual credited vocational classes, while competing for scholarships and prizes. Competitions will be held in the following areas: Automotive, Automotive Collision, Carpentry, Computer Integrated Fabrication: Lathe, Mill, Diesel, Electrical Technologies: Residential Wiring, Basic Electricity, Engineering and Design: Introduction to AutoCAD, Solid Modeling, Industrial Mechanics: Blue Print Reading, Shop Operations, Precision Measurements, and Welding Technology – SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and Oxy-Fuel Welding. 

The top three students testing in each area will receive a medallion, along with a scholarship to Iowa Central for the program they test in. First place winners will receive $200 scholarships, second place winners will receive $150 scholarships, and third place winners will receive $100 scholarships. Each program also awards prizes donated by sponsoring companies from the area.

Students from the following high schools will be participating:

Clarion-Goldfield H. S.

Eagle Grove H.S.

East Sac

Fort Dodge Senior High

Humboldt H.S.

Jefferson-Scranton H.S.

Laurens Marathon

Manson/Northwest Webster H.S.

Newell-Fonda High School

Northeast Hamilton

Perry High School

Pocahontas H.S.

Prairie Valley H. S.

Rockwell City-Lytton

SE Polk H.S.

SE Webster H.S.

Sioux Central H.S.

South Hamilton H.S.

Storm Lake H.S.

Webster City H.S.