|Posted on: February 11, 2016|
Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) will host a skills day competition on Friday, February 19 for area high school students interested in pursuing health professions. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Corporate College Building, Rocklin Conference Center, Entrance 6, 4647 Stone Ave.
Approximately 200 students from the Sioux City Community School District will participate in various competitions and aptitude tests for a chance to showcase their skills and win prizes. Top prizes include three WITCC scholarships for first, second and third place of $1200, $600 and $300, respectively. Gift cards will also be awarded.
Students will be able to use state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, participate in a speed career dating session, Q&A panel with patients and meet students and faculty from the WITCC community. Topics include medical photography, pharmacology, nursing assisting, job seeking skills and much more.
“The event will give area students a chance to showcase what they are learning, as well as an opportunity to practice in a fun and friendly environment,” said Matt Thomsen, Director of Recruiting at WITCC. “There will be a lot of great interaction. Our faculty will be judging the competitions and available to answer any questions students may have about the career fields.”
For more information, call Matt Thomsen at 712-274-8733, ext. 4207, or email email@example.com.