Onekama students place at Industrial Technology fair

ONEKAMA — Students from the Onekama Consolidated Schools recently took part in the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society Region No.13 fair at Fremont High School followed by the state MITES convention at the Lansing Center.

Onekama Consolidated School students recently took part in the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society Region No.13 fair at Fremont High School followed by the state MITES convention at the Lansing Center. Students taking part were Ellery McIsaac,Madsen Hall, Sawyer Christensen, Emily Draper and Adrian Resendiz.

Onekama Consolidated School students recently took part in the Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society Region No.13 fair at Fremont High School followed by the state MITES convention at the Lansing Center. Students taking part were Ellery McIsaac,Madsen Hall, Sawyer Christensen, Emily Draper and Adrian Resendiz.

Awards are given each year to students that demonstrate skill, work ethic and craftsmanship in the field of wood working. First through fourth place winners qualifies for the state competition. There are 20 regions with the potential of competing against 80 other students in any one given category and grade level.

Schools from A through D class complete each year for the awards in the 13 divisions. Each division is divided into smaller categories.The woods area (WO) has 17 categories. Students are then placed into grade level of similar abilities.

Onekama Middle School WO-3-D MITES winners included:

• Eighth grade: Ellery McIsaac 1st Place Region 13- honorable mention state;

• Eighth grade: Madsen Hall 2nd place Region 13- honorable mention state;

• Seventh grade: Sawyer Christensen 3rd Place Region 13- honorable mention state;

• Eighth grade: Emily Draper fourth Place Region 13- honorable mention state; and

Onekama High School WO-3-C winner

•  Adrian Resendiz First Place Region 13- 9th state.

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