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Columbia College To Host Occupational Olympics

Columbia, CA — More than 200 high school students from Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties will be taking part in the 21st Annual Occupational Olympics at Columbia College tomorrow from 9am until 1:30pm.

Through various competitions the students will have the opportunity to showcase their work skills and pit their talents against the best in the region. Students will come from Sonora High, Summerville High, Don Pedro, Bret Hart and Calaveras.

The students will compete in automotive technology, child development, computer business applications, computer-assisted drafting, digital photography, food services, floral design, health occupations, health services and welding technology.

The event is sponsored by Partners in Education, Tuolumne County Office of Education, Calaveras County Office of Education and Columbia College.

This marks the eighth year the event has been hosted by the two year institution.

Written by Bill Johnson