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JCCC hosts technology competition
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County Community College will hold the third annual Competitive Technology Event for 9th-12th grade students from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, starting in the JCCC Fieldhouse.
The awards presentation will start at 5:30 pm in the Polsky Theater of the Carlsen Center.
Nearly 500 students from 20 high schools in Johnson, Douglas and Miami counties will be in attendance. These students will compete independently or with classmates in 32 events in areas such as architecture, engineering, information technology, dragster design, Computer-aided Design (CAD), problem solving, fashion, film, flight, music, robotics, transportation and video production. Awards will be given for the top three places in each event and for the top overall school.
The Competitive Technology Event is based on the state of Kansas career clusters and will help prepare students for future possible careers in these areas. The event is free for the registered student competitors and open to the public for viewing.
For more information, email Damon Feuerborn, associate professor, drafting, or call him at 913-469-8500, ext. 4909.