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3-D Printer Demonstrated

3-D Printer Demonstrated

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A twenty five thousand dollar donation to the Yankton School District is helping students work with cutting edge technology.

Larry Ness of First Dakota National Bank made the contribution to allow tech ed to buy a 3D printer. Those are machine that can produce products out of high strength plastic. The school board got a demonstration of what they can produce at their meeting last (Monday) night.

Bret Johnson one of the tech teachers said they decided to buy more, lower cost printers…

 

Johnson said in the past they used the one 3D printer available at the RTEC facility…

 

Johnson says they use software to allow students to design and then print their own projects. He says the donation was a big step in helping kids with technical education…

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