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Aug 09
Area youth learn 3D design, printing at STEM Summer Camp

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STEM Summer Camp participants learn about 3D design and printing Thursday at North Platte Community College. The science, technology, engineering and mathematics camp is open to high school juniors and seniors. It counts as a one credit hour college course and is also transferable as a science elective credit. Pictured left to right are: Sara Claymore, of North Platte, and Gracie Hoyt and Ty Kvanvig, of Mullen.

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Pictured left to right are: Seth Daup, of Gothenburg and Clayton Vahrenkamp, of Chadron. Among other things, the students about learned the fundamentals of computer-aided design, 3D prototyping and 3D printing while working with the college's new ProJet 650, CAD workstations and 3D scanning equipment. 

Heather Johnson
Area Communications Specialist

Heather produces and distributes press releases for the college. She began work at MPCC in 2014. Prior to that, she spent five years as the news director/web manager for Eagle Radio in North Platte. From 2009-2014 she worked as a reporter/photographer for The North Platte Telegraph. Heather has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Chadron State College.

Brent L. Cobb
McCook Community College News Bureau Coordinator​​​