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Normal West, BACC graduate places 11th in international competition

BLOOMINGTON — Rebekah Hagberg didn’t know what she was getting into when she started cosmetology classes at the Bloomington Area Career Center. Three years later, she stood on a world stage,[…]

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ZEHS grad Ryan Meppelink competes in international competition

Zeeland East graduate Ryan Meppelink recently competed on the world stage of heavy machinery work. The Ferris State University student was a member of SkillsUSA national team in the WorldSkills[…]

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Poised Performance Nets Meppelink WorldSkills Bronze Medal, Best of Nation Award for U.S. Team

A senior preparing to graduate from Ferris State University’s College of Engineering Technology addressed his first assignments of the Fall 2019 semester from southwestern Russia. He was competing in a[…]

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