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North Platte Community College hosted its annual Inter-High Scholastic Competition and TECH-Knowledge & Skills Discovery Day on Wednesday, April 11 at the north and south campuses of the college.
Blake Poppe, Mark Hanson, Caleb Breazeale, representing Perkins County High School  in the TECH-Knowledge & Skills took first place in the building construction division.
Students from 25 area schools took nearly 800 tests during the competitions.
The students who participated were vying for Mid-Plains Community College area scholarships of $500 each. The scholarship dollars were awarded to the high schools and they, in turn, will select the recipient.
Awards were presented to the top three individual finishers in all categories. They also received a certificate for three credit hours of free tuition to be used at MPCC this summer.
The schools also competed in divisions, with individual schools receiving three points for first place finishers, two points for second place, and one point for third.