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Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) students earned four first place and five top three awards in Computer-Aided Design (CAD) at the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society (MITES) State Finals Competition earlier this month. The competition held at Saginaw Valley State University compared 4,195 student projects in various Industrial Technology categories from high schools and tech centers throughout Michigan and Indiana. The projects were judged by industry professionals based on accuracy, craftsmanship, and difficulty.
High school juniors and seniors from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) are doing more than wrapping up a school year, they are putting the finishing touches on a two-story home they built from the ground up! The students and their instructors will host an open house at 2490 Chestnut Trail in Muskegon on Thursday, May 28 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Families of students, as well as community members, are invited to tour the beautiful student-built home.
Students from Fruitport, Grant, Reeths-Puffer, North Muskegon, Newaygo, and Whitehall will share stories and photos on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Muskegon Community College’s Stevenson Center for Higher Education to celebrate the success of the “green missions” they have been engaged in this school year. Over 1,200 students and their teachers worked together with community members and organizations on a variety of environmental stewardship projects.
On May 16, 2015, Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) Criminal Justice students participated in the 2015 Southwest Michigan Police Skills Competition. The contest was hosted by the Allegan County Career Technical Education Center. Students representing career technical centers from Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan, and Van Buren counties competed in various law enforcement skill events.
On Wednesday, May 27 and Thursday, May 28, 2015, the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) will welcome over one thousand students to its first ever Career Days event. The eighth grade students will explore courses offered at the MACTC and attend two breakout sessions. During the sessions they will be introduced to an MACTC instructor and learn about careers through real-life accounts shared by industry experts.