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M State students take top honors

Eight Minnesota State Community and Technical College students took home top awards at the Minnesota SkillsUSA Competition in Bloomington.

The PowerSports program on the Detroit Lakes campus had three winners in two events. Shawn Hayes (Detroit Lakes) won the gold in Power Equipment Technology, John Adamek (Indian River, Mich.) won third place in Power Equipment Technology and Shawn Heckler (Battle Lake) placed third in Snowmobile Technology.

All are second-year students, and their Skills advisor is instructor Kent Reisenauer.

Automotive Technology, Diesel Equipment Technology and Network Technology Administration students from other campuses also won awards.