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Jan. 30



Jan. 30, 2020


Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell


Media alert: MCC to host trades competition tomorrow 

What: Metropolitan Community College will host the Metro Omaha Trades Invitational, an event that will feature local high school and college students competing against one another in various competitions. The Metro Omaha Trades Invitational aims to promote the trades and other fields, introducing students to career opportunities that are in high demand. 

Where: The College will host the event at three separate locations.

South Omaha Campus in the Mahoney Building and Industrial Training Center, 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.

Automotive Technology, CNC Milling and others

Fort Omaha Campus in bldgs. 22, 24, 25, 26 and 29, 5300 N. 30th St.

Carpentry, Digital Cinema Production, Floriculture, Photography, Welding and more

Applied Technology Center, 10407 State St.

Automotive Refinishing, Collision Repair, Collision Estimating and Diesel Technology


When: Friday, Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to noon. Awards ceremony will be at 4 p.m. inside Building 24 on the Fort Omaha Campus. 

Background: First, second and third place for each competition will be recognized in both secondary and postsecondary levels.



Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.