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9th Annual Career Expo
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Grand River Technical School hosted its 9th Annual Career Expo with nearly 100 in attendance. Seniors, parents, counselors and adults toured the facility, getting an up and close look at two programs of choice. Patrons saw demonstrations, heard from program instructors and current students, and were even able to participate in equipment demonstrations while learning about post secondary training available at Grand River Tech. Students toured EMT/Paramedics, Industrial Maintenance, Child Care, Auto Service Technology, Industrial Welding, Diesel Equipment Technology, Collision Technology, Building Trades, Computer Networking, and Business Technology and presentations were given on enrollment procedures, college credit, placement opportunities and financial aid. Over $1000 in scholarship prizes were given away!

Marla Harrington, Financial Aid Coordinator talks with students
about enrollment and financial aid procedures at Grand River Tech.

Auto Tech: Pictured below... Visitors are looking at the Auto Tech T-Bucket built from scratch in the GRTS Auto Tech department with contributions from the Welding, Collision, Diesel and Industrial Maintenance programs as well.

Diesel: Pictured below...Over 60 students visited the Diesel Equipment Technology program at Tuesday's Career Expo at Grand River Tech School where there were demonstrations and information on the many career opportunities available in the Diesel field.

Welding: Pictured below...Patrons visiting the Industrial Welding program enjoyed presentations and demonstrations in the newly remodeled 4600 sq. ft. welding shop at GRTS.

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Career Expo 2007
Photo and Caption By LAURA SCHULER, C-T March 14, 2007

CAPTION: Mike Harrington, industrial maintenance instructor (seated) at the Grand River Technical School, spoke to Chad Gladbach of Macon (left), Brandon Duckworth (center) and Tyler Hibner (right), of Chillicothe, about the school's industrial maintenance program.

The students were among several who took tours of the school and visited the program of their choice during Career Expo. The event included demonstrations, program tours, guest speakers, prizes, financial aid information and drawings for $500 scholarships. A barbeque was held outside the shop areas for the high school seniors and adults, counselors and parents who attended.

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