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  • 4/10/18 1:52 pm CDT
         An added opportunity is bringing new style to Washburn Tech’s Summer Camp. Cosmetology is among the career explorations being offered at this year’s event, set for June 4-7 for incoming seventh and eighth graders and June 11-14 for incoming ninth and tenth graders. The camp is designed to excite and inspire young minds as they explore their interests and even consider future career choices.     Each session is 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and costs $75, which includesmore...
  • 3/15/18 10:14 am CDT
    Topeka, Kan. - Washburn Tech, in partnership with GO Topeka, the Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) and the East Topeka community, broke ground today for a new adult training center located at 2014 SE Washington St., the site of a former military service facility. Washburn Tech East, scheduled to open in January 2019, will offer courses in health care, construction trades, commercial truck driving and the General Education Diploma (GED).“We are excited about this project and themore...
  • 11/27/17 10:14 am CST
         Washburn Tech is fulfilling holiday wishes, big and small, at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, in Building K on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 SW Huntoon St. Washburn Tech’sRecycled Rides program will give-away two vehicles to local families in need, while the U.S. Marine Corps picks-up hundreds of handmade toys for area children.     Recycled Rides will be gifting a 2002 Buick LaSabre, donated by Ellen Norskov, and a 2007 Toyota Rav4, donated by James Benneymore...
  • 11/27/17 10:09 am CST
    Students can add toymaker to their resumes after this year’s Toys for Tots Build Day beginning at 8 a.m. on  Friday, Dec. 8, in Building K on the Washburn Tech campus at 5724 SW Huntoon. This marks the sixth year in a row for the event, which is co-sponsored by Washburn Tech Student Advisory Board and Washburn Tech SkillsUSA Chapter.“Every child should have a present under the tree on Christmas morning,” said Johnny Lemon, cabinet/mill technical instructor and event organizer. “This ismore...
  • 11/15/17 3:02 pm CST
    WHAT:            Mocktails Counterfeit Cocktail ContestContestants will show off their most distinguished drink development skills and try to come up with the best “zero proof” non-alcoholic “mocktail” entries. The competition will feature both an amateur division and a professional contest among pro bartenders and mixologists.Law enforcement and celebrity judges will assess the drinks based on presentation, creativity, taste, sales pitchmore...

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