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Young Advanced Technology Academy Scheduled in June at Central Arizona College

By Angela Askey, Executive Director Public Relations and Marketing

Central Arizona College will host the 3rd Annual Young Advanced Technology Academy for students entering 7th through 10th grades at the Signal Peak Campus (8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ) in June.

Two different sessions will be offered. The first session, for 7th and 8th graders will be June 3 through 6. Ninth and 10th graders will attend the second session scheduled for June 10 to 13th. The Academy begins at 9 a.m. and will end at 3 p.m. each day.

The academy will engage students in Advanced Technology such as robotics, manufacturing, welding, hydraulics and construction. Hands on, project-based learning in these areas will expose them to potential career opportunities for their future. Students will also gain leadership skills that will help them in their future career.

There is no cost to attend these sessions but students are asked to commit to attending every day.

Applications are now being accepted and are due by May 23. Applications may be obtained by visiting www.centralaz.edu/trades. To register online visit:


For questions regarding the Young Advanced Technology Academy, or to receive a registration form, contact Julie Leonard at 520-494-5509 or by email at julie.leonard@centralaz.edu.