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2011 Minot State University Technology Day

On Nov. 30 at Minot State University, area high school students competed during the Department of Business Information Technology's 14th annual Technology Day. The high school students competed in accounting, business law, desktop publishing, document production, business principles, spreadsheet applications, Web page design and business presentations.

Perennial champion Underwood High School won the sweepstakes trophy for the 14th year. Other participating high schools were Berthold, Des Lacs-Burlington, Kenmare, Max, Sawyer, Surrey, TGU Granville, TGU Towner and Westhope. Powers Lake competed for the first time.

BIT faculty members and business teacher-education students supervised the competition.

Accounting:3rd placeJenna Vollmer, Surrey
 2nd placeDylan Thompson, TGU-Granville
 1st placeMegan Hotten, Underwood
Business law:3rd placeDylan Kinn, Max
 2nd placeKylee Nelsen, Surrey
 1st placeMatt Bahl, DesLacs-Burlington
Business presentation:3rd placeSurrey Team
 2nd placePowers Lake Team
 1st placeUnderwood Team
Desktop publishing:3rd placeColtyn Blotske, Underwood
 2nd placeKeegan Maruskie, Powers Lake
 1st placeSage Ballantyne, Westhope
Document production:3rd placeMcKenzie Scheresky, Max
 2nd placeCole Peterson, DesLacs-Burlington
 1st placeKarla Haugenoe, Powers Lake
Introduction to business:3rd placeTeri Heidelberger, Underwood
 2nd placeKayle Schrele, Surrey
 1st placeElsa Condit, Kenmare
Spreadsheet:3rd placeAustin Lee, Berthold
 2nd placeDalton Magilke, TGU-Granville
 1st placeBrianne Halstead, Underwood
Web page design:3rd placeRaeann Jans, Underwood
 2nd placeBrett O'Grady, Max
 1st placeLeah Runyan, DesLacs-Burlington
Sweepstakes team trophpy: Underwood High School
 Instructor:Julie Driessen
  Students:Coltyn Blotske
  Anne Hefta
  Raeann Jans
  Brianne Halstead
  Megan Hotten
  Teri Heidelberger
  Taylor Sorenson

Minot State business education students who planned the event: Ben Berg, McKenna Larson, Jason New, Deann Stanley, Kendra Evensvold.

Jan Repnow, business information technology instructor, coordinated the event. For questions, contact Repnow at