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Local eighth-graders touring WACC in Sterling

Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
John Geherke shows students from Montmorency School a gas leak in his building trades program Wednesday afternoon at Whiteside Area Career Center in Sterling. The WACC’s annual Career Quest continues today and Friday. More than 1,100 eighth-grade students from 14 area schools will be given a first-hand look at the programs by the current students and instructors.
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(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Eighth-grade students from Montmorency School get a preview of the commercial food program Wednesday afternoon at WACC. The tours will provide students a glimpse into auto repair, machining, welding, 3D printing, photography and television studios, a preschool, a commercial kitchen, computers, computer networking, programming, a health lab, carpentry, plumbing, electricity, criminal justice scenarios and more.
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(Philip Marruffo/pmarruffo@saukvalley.com)
Ian Lundstrom (right) and Kyle Stablein (left) demonstrate tools they use in the building trades program at the Whiteside Area Career Center.

John Geherke shows students from Montmorency School a gas leak in his building trades program Wednesday afternoon at Whiteside Area Career Center in Sterling. The WACC’s annual Career Quest continues today and Friday. More than 1,100 eighth-grade students from 14 area schools will be given a first-hand look at the programs by the current students and instructors.

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