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CAD Program strikes Gold in the 2019 Michigan Design Challenge

From Left to right. Peter Nottingham, Bryce Pagel, Noah Anzaldua, Marvin Gage (Instructor), Andrew Check and Eve Berndt (Mentors) not present Alex Aseltine, Jonathan Annis and Khaled Gabri.

MICHIGAN DESIGN PRIZE 2019 CHALLENGE: Design a physical product that improves and beautifies the lives of Michigan’s citizens Concept Description: Our Wheelchair conversion kit enables people to more easily explore the beaches and hiking trails of Michigan, without being limited by their current wheelchair.  Because our design can retrofit into virtually any standard wheelchair, the…

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BACC Advisory Committee Member Awards

(left to right): Flip Johnson, Ron Sampsel, Stacy Winter, Jill Knaack, Kristen Smith, Andrew Gray and Ginger Kesler.

On April 17, 2019, the Branch Area Careers Center honored Advisory Committee members for their years of service.  Advisory Committees are established for each program at the BACC and provide critical advice and leadership in the respective industry for each program.   These committees serve as the sounding board for decisions made regarding equipment purchases, labor…

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“Happy Mouths, Happy Feet”

Students on the Winter Community Service committee at the Branch Area Careers Center present checks to Renate Brenneke, Branch Area Food Pantry representative, and Connie Winbigler, Altrusa International member, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at their winter assembly.

Students at the Branch Area Careers Center recently organized and conducted a community service project entitled “Happy Mouths, Happy Feet” to celebrate the upcoming holiday season.

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