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MTI to hold academies for high school students

Mitchell Technical Institute will hold the annual Technical Academies June 20-24 at the campus in Mitchell. The academies are designed to give high school juniors and seniors a closer look at careers with hands-on experiences in specialty content...

Mitchell Technical Institute will hold the annual Technical Academies June 20-24 at the campus in Mitchell.

The academies are designed to give high school juniors and seniors a closer look at careers with hands-on experiences in specialty content areas.

The Communications Engineering Academy will run June 20-21. Special activities in the areas of telecommunications, data networking, data cabling, satellite communications, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), information systems technology, electronics, software support and more are scheduled.

The Culinary Academy will run June 23-24. Students will spend time learning about basic culinary preparation, sanitation and careers in the food industry. The camp will culminate in the preparation of a full meal.

Accepted students are required to attend the entire event. An activity will also be planned for each evening. Supervised lodging for participants will be at the Rooster Roost Ranch. Cost is $25 per student. Transportation to and from Mitchell is the responsibility of the student.

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The Academy is open to any student who will be a high school junior or senior during the 2011-2012 school year.

More information is available from high school guidance counselors or administrators or by calling Academy director Scott Fossum at 800-684-1969.

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