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CCCC hosts middle school ‘High Tech-High Touch’ laser workshop

01.23.2009College & Community

LILLINGTON — The exciting field of laser and fiber optic technology becomes hands-on for middle school students during Central Carolina Community College’s “High Tech — High Touch” workshop.

The workshop takes place Saturday, Feb. 21, in the Etheridge Building at the college’s Harnett County Campus. Middle school students, with their parent or adult mentor, will do fun and educational technology activities. Current Laser and Photonics Technology students, alumni, faculty, and industrial representatives will provide instruction for this event.

The workshop begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m. All participants must register as student/adult pairs; space is limited to 12 pairs. Registration is $10 per pair. The workshop will fill up quickly, so to register or for more information, contact lead instructor Gary Beasley at (910) 814-8828 or by email: gbeasley@cccc.edu.