Tag: RRTC

LAHARPE — David Froemming has acquired a bit of history. Froemming, of Humboldt, has purchased the first — and perhaps only — “tiny” home built by the construction trades class at LaHarpe’s Regional Rural Technical…

Area students may soon start building a house in Iola as part of the Rural Regional Technology Center’s building trades program. The project, which has been a priority since the tech center opened five years…

LAHARPE — Three Iola seniors spread out with their laptops at the new internet cafe at the Rural Regional Technology Center Thursday morning. They delved into an online class on phlebotomy, the process of drawing…

LAHARPE — Nursing classes will be introduced in the fall at LaHarpe Regional Rural Technical Center. Ray Maloney, who owns the old Diebolt Lumber complex that now houses RRTC’s classes, announced the new program Wednesday…

Gage Turner flips his welding helmet down over his face and strikes an arc on his tig welder. His job is to weld a thin layer of metal inside a series of pipes at Precision…

Career and technical education means more than learning a trade like welding or carpentry. It’s also about internships and taking a creative approach to education. It’s about forming partnerships with other school districts, colleges and…

This is the third in a series of articles about USD 257?s Career and Technical Education program. Iola High School senior Casen Barker picked through an assortment of wires of varying lengths. Green, red, yellow. …

This is the second in a series of articles about USD 257?s Career and Technical Education program.   Students in Blaine Crellin?s welding classes at the Regional Rural Technology Center at LaHarpe this year are…

This is the first in a series of articles about USD 257?s Career and Technical Education program.   It?s starting to look like a house. A week ago, the structure at the Regional Rural Technology…

Iola High School senior Hunter Preston has a bright future. So bright in fact, the 18-year-old has to wear a mask to shield his face and eyes. The profession of welding is what brought his…