First “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” video contest held

Teenagers from several high schools in the west central area of Minnesota recently participated in a video contest with the theme “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Partnering with a company in their area, eight student teams from Detroit Lakes High School and Henning Public Schools produced a short video about careers in manufacturing. Members of… Read more

From uncertainty at camp to successful student

When Megan Peterson attended Central Lakes College’s Summer Engineering and Manufacturing (SEaM) Camp for the first time in 2009 when she was a freshman in high school, she wasn’t sure about attending—“I was terrified,” she says. But thanks to her mom, she went and found she really enjoyed building the robot. By the end of… Read more