Area high school students competed in the 14th annual Technology Day at Minot State University on Nov. 30. The event is sponsored by the university's business technology department.
High schools select students for competition in accounting, business law, desktop publishing, document production, business principles, spreadsheet applications, Web page design and business presentations. Every school is eligible to enter one student in each of the seven individual events. Each school's students will also form a team to compete in the business presentation event.
The school with the most points for placements in all competitions will receive a sweepstakes trophy. Participating high schools are Berthold, Des Lacs-Burlington, Kenmare, Max, Powers Lake, Sawyer, Surrey, TGU Granville, Underwood and Westhope. This was the first year that Powers Lake competed.
Andrea Johnson/MDN - - Above, student teams prepare for the business presentation event at Minot State University’s Technology Days.
"Technology Day is an excellent event to showcase area high school students in their business and technology skills," said Jan Repnow, business information technology instructor. "This event also showcases our business teacher-education students as they plan, organize and manage all aspects of this competition in preparation for their upcoming teaching careers."
Award winners follow:
Accounting: 1Megan Hotten, Underwood; 2Dylan Thompson, TGU-Granville; 3Jenna Vollmer, Surrey.
Business law: 1Matt Bahl, Des Lacs-Burlington; 2Kylee Nelsen, Surrey; 3Dylan Kinn, Max.
Business presentation: 1Underwood; 2Powers Lake; 3Surrey.
Desktop publishing: 1Sage Ballantyne, Westhope; 2Keegan Maruskie, Powers Lake; 3Coltyn Blotske, Underwood.
Document production: 1Karla Haugenoe, Powers Lake; 2Cole Peterson, Des Lacs-Burlington; 3McKenzie Scheresky, Max.
Introduction to business: 1Elsa Condit, Kenmare; 2Kayle Schiele, Surrey; 3Teri Heidelberger, Underwood.
Spreadsheet: 1Brianne Halstead, Underwood; 2Dalton Magilke, TGU-Granville; 3Austin Lee, Lewis and Clark-Berthold.
Web page design: 1Leah Runyan, Des Lacs-Burlington; 2Brett O'Grady, Max; 3Raeann Jans, Underwood.
Sweepstakes team award: Underwood (team members Coltyn Blotske, Anne Hefta, Raeann Jans, Brianne Halstead, Megan Hotten, Teri Heidelberger, Taylor Sorenson and instructor Julie Driessen.)