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Area Schools, Students Earn WIU Technology Education Exhibit Awards

April 30, 2002

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MACOMB, IL - - Area students and schools were recognized for outstanding projects submitted into competition at the 45th annual Technology Education Exhibit sponsored by the Western Illinois University engineering technology department.

Nearly 1,000 projects from students in 24 schools were exhibited. Schools receiving the highest accumulated point totals across four levels received sweepstakes and runner-up awards. Top placers in Level 1, which includes students through eighth grade, were sweepstakes winner Youth Farm from Peoria and runner up Meredosia-Chambersburg High School.

In Level 2, which includes 9-12 grade students with no more than one year of experience in a given division of work, the sweepstakes award was earned by Sherrard High School and the runner-up award was earned by Galesburg High School.

The top two schools in Level 3, which includes 10-12 grade students with up to two years of industrial education experience, were sweepstakes winner Glenbard East High School from Lombard and runner-up Glenbard South High School from Glen Ellyn.

Schools earning top honors in Level 4, which includes vocational students and others with more than two years of experience, were sweepstakes winner Canton High School and runner-up Glenbard North High School from Carol Stream.

Divisional excellence awards were presented to the following students, listed by town and school:

GLEN ELLYN Glenbard South High School - - Pat Ryan, Level 3, for residential drawing in architectural drawings on CAD, and for an architectural model in the open entries category; and Steve Williams, Level 3, for a poker table in general woodworking.

LOMBARD Glenbard East High School - - Scott Stewart, Level 3, for a curio grandfather clock in the furniture making category; and Tristan Dollinger, Level 3, for a mission style couch in machine woodworking.

MACOMB Lamoine Valley Educational System - - Josiah Hickle, Level 2, for mechanical CAD drawings in the mechanical drawings by CAD category.

MEREDOSIA-Chambersburg High School - - Dallas Caron, Level 2, for 3 pt. bale unroller in welding.

QUINCY Area Vocational Center - - Trent Doane, Level 3, for a belt drive in the mechanical drawings by CAD category; Cody Azotea, Level 2, for Azotea residence in the architectural drawings on the board category; and Nick Tappe, Level 3, for his screen printing processes T-shirt in the graphic design category.

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