CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGE HELD AT NMU

            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Nine Upper Peninsula schools recently competed in the fourth annual U.P. Construction Skills Challenge at Northern Michigan University.

            The Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District in West Iron County took first place, followed by the Dickinson-Iron Intermediate School District Technical Education Center in Iron Mountain. The Delta-Schoolcraft Intermediate School District in Escanaba took third.

            At the all-day event, students worked on building deer-blind structures designed by the Northern Michigan Constructors (NMC) student organization. Their efforts were judged on craftsmanship, safety and teamwork. Competition judges represented Carpenters Local 1510, Electricians Local 1070, the Safety Store in Marquette and the NMC.                   



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