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“Technology Day is an excellent event to showcase area high school students in their business and technology skills. This year, 14 schools are competing. 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.”
Jan Repnow, business information technology assistant professor

University Communications

Tech Day attracts students from across the region

MINOT, N.D. – The 20th annual installment of Minot State University Technology Day will bring students from across the region to the MSU campus for a day-long event filled with competitions.

Tech Day 2017 will start at 8:45 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29, in the MSU Conference Center with registration and refreshments. Testing begins at 9:30 a.m., featuring Accounting, Business Communication, Business Law, Desktop Publishing, Document Production, Introduction to Business, Presentation Software and Spreadsheet. The Amazing Tech Day Race is set for 11 a.m. and pizza and ice cream will be served during lunch/awards presentation at Noon.

“Technology Day is an excellent event to showcase area high school students in their business and technology skills. This year, 14 schools are competing,” said Jan Repnow, business information technology assistant professor. “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.”

Schools scheduled to participate include Berthold, Bowbells, Burke Central, Des Lacs-Burlington, Kenmare, Powers Lake, South Prairie, Stanley, Surrey, TGU-Granville, TGU-Towner, Tioga, Underwood, and Westhope. The school with the most points for placements in all competitions will receive a sweepstakes trophy.

All events are supervised by BIT faculty and business teach education students.

Technology Day corporate sponsors include SRT Communications, Grand Hotel, Peoples State Bank, First International Bank and Trust, First Western Bank and Trust, United Community Bank, Vibeto Orthodontics, Bremer Bank, and The Computer Store.

The event would also like to acknowledge All American Trophy, Lowe’s Printing, Tom and Anita Seymour for the Tech Day Scholarship, members of the BIT Department, and Business Education Students.

For questions, contact Repnow at 858-3325 or jan.repnow@minotstateu.edu.

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Published: 11/29/17



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