North Platte Community College will host its 2013 Technical Fair from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday in the north campus student lounge.
Also, an open house at the north campus will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, with food, music and fun jumps. Those who attend can visit with faculty, advising groups and current students.
In the tech fair, students from high schools throughout Nebraska will enter technical pieces in categories including Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD), Drafting and Design, Electricity and Electronics, General Metals and Machine Shop, Power Mechanics and Metal Working, Special Projects, Welding and Metals, and Woodworking and Building Construction to compete for scholarships, metals and plaques.
An awards ceremony will take place at the close of the tech fair at 6 p.m. on Friday.