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HCTEA welder places first at Beloit

Welding contest winnerA Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy student won a regional welding contest Friday.

Dalton Frank, an HCTEA welding student from Nickerson, placed first in the gas metal arc welding (GMAW/mig) contest at the North Central Kansas Technical College competition in Beloit.

Reno County CTC attends CADCA’S National Leadership Forum

CTC with Senator Moran
Senator Moran with Abbey
Pemberton and Taylor Lang

Two Hutchinson High School youth attended a national drug abuse prevention conference recently in Washington.

Sophomores Taylor Lang and Abbey Pemberton along with sponsor, Carla Smith, attended the 27th Annual National Leadership Forum of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America. The event drew more than 3,000 substance abuse prevention specialists and advocates to Washington in early February.

The three of them attended the National Youth Leadership Institute where they learned about strategic framework planning and logic models. The students then worked to find seven interventions to address underage use of marijuana in Reno County and practiced presenting in front of 150 other students.

It's the Rule: Shots Before School

Sixth Grade Immunization Project

Goal: All present sixth graders will have requested seventh grade immunizations and have documentation to HMS-7 School Nurse by May 24.

Why So Early? Each year in August there are about 150 students who do not have completed immunizations. The following is from state statute and district policy: “All students enrolling in any district school shall provide the building principal with proof of immunization of certain diseases or furnish documents to satisfy requirements.”

Why seventh grade?  An additional TDAP is required at this age level.

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