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February 10, 2009

High School students take part in 10th annual Cowley Tech Day


tech daysArea High School students took part in Cowley College’s 10th annual Technology Day held Tuesday at the Career and Technical Education department in Arkansas City.
Cowley instructors discussed programs such as Allied Health, Automotive, Machining; Mechatronics, Non-Destructive Testing and Welding.
Students were able to tour the shop areas in the Walker Technology Building and received an overview of Cowley College’s Technical Education/Allied Health programs.
Bob Moffatt, Cowley College Career and Technical Education Department Chair, was pleased to have the college be able to show off some of the unique programs it has to offer.
“We were able to show the students what we do and why we do it,” Moffatt said. “I feel we will get some really good students out of this.”
Another Technology Day will be held at Cowley’s Mulvane Technology Center on Thursday, Feb. 19, from 9-11 a.m.
Cowley employees that helped make Tuesday’s annual Technology Day a success were, Glen Sheets, Mulvane automotive instructor; Larry Strelow, Mechatronics instructor; Joe Clasen, NDT instructor; Rick Squires, welding instructor; Chris Cannon,  Department Chair and Director of EMS Education; Sandy Randel, director of Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development; Deryk Ruddle, MICT Instructor; Dillon McArthur, MICT Student; Stacy Hatcher, MICT Student; Mendy Pfannenstiel, Career and Technical Education Department secretary; and Moffatt.