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Iowa Central hosts competition days

    by Josh Sandin
    Posted on 4/20/2012

FORT DODGE – Iowa Central Community College hosted nearly 300 high school students and teachers from across the state on Thursday as it hosted the Industrial Technology and Health Competition Days.

The Iowa Central Health Department hosted the Health Competition Day. Nearly 100 students and their instructors from 11 area high school participated in the event. Students competed for scholarships in eight areas including A&P and Nutrition, Medical Math, Medical Terminology, Health Poster, Internet Hunt, CPR/ First Aid, Patient Skills and Quiz Whiz.

The competition was hosted in the Applied Science and Technology Building with lunch and an awards ceremony in Hodges Fieldhouse.

The Iowa Central Industrial Tech Department hosted nearly 180 students and teachers from 20 area schools.  Students competed in several categories including Auto Collision, Automotive, Basic Electricity, Blueprint Reading, Carpentry, Diesel, GMAW, GTAW, Intro To CAD, Intro to Lathe, Intro to Mill, Oxy-Fuel, Precision Measurements, Residential Wiring, Shop Operations, SMAW, and Solid Modeling. The competition was also held in the Applied Science and Technology Building, as well as the Crimmins Building.