WAYNE – Roughly 102 junior high and high school students from Nebraska took part in the 35th annual Industrial Technology Competition earlier this week.
On Wednesday, April 4 from Wayne State College, individuals were able to test their knowledge and skills.
Attending schools included Bancroft-Rosalie, Battle Creek, David City, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge, Le Mars, IA; O’Neill, Orchard, Pierce and Wayne.
Awards were broken into 16 competition areas with 7th – 9th grade students in Level I and 10th – 12th grade students in Level II. According to a release from Wayne Community Schools, students competed in construction, manufacturing, drafting, energy, power along with transportation and problem solving areas.
The Industrial Technology faculty and students of Wayne State College sponsored and judged the competition. Mr. Dave Hix, Instructor in the WSC Technology and Applied Science Department was the lead coordinator. The Technology and Applied Science Department is within the School of Business and Technology at Wayne State College.
Wayne came away with two first place Level I results, a Level II first place finish, three third-place results in Level I and a third place finish in Level II.
Kyle Kaus: Mouse Trap Derby Level 1 – 1st
Mouse Traptor Pull Level 1 – 1st
Mouse Traptor Pull Level 2 – 1st
Jacob Pick: Mouse Trap Derby Level 2 – 3rd
Kallan Herman: Technology Bowl Level 1 – 3rd
Treyton Blecke: Technology Bowl Level 1 – 3rd
Edwin Espino: Technology Bowl Level 1 – 3rd