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Career Technology Center Ribbon Cutting and Fermi 1 Historical Exhibit Dedication

August 22, 2013

MONROE, Mich., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by Monroe County Community College:

WHO: William J. Bacarella Jr., Chair, Monroe County Community College Board of Trustees; Dr. Kojo A. Quartey, President, Monroe County Community College; State Sen. Randy Richardville; State Rep. Dale Zorn; State Rep. Bill LaVoy; Al Barron, MCCC Alumni Board Chair and Monroe Township Supervisor; U.S. Rep. John D. Dingell; U.S. Sen. Carl Levin; Michael R. Meyer, Chair of The Foundation at MCCC Board of Directors; H. Douglas Chaffin, president and CEO of Monroe Bank & Trust and Chair of the MCCC Career Technology Center Capital Campaign; Ron May, Senior Vice President, Major Enterprise Projects, DTE Energy; U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg; Peter Smith, Director of Licensing and Engineering, DTE Energy

WHAT: Monroe County Community College officials will formally open the new Career Technology Center during a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the main entrance to the $17 million, 60,000-square foot facility. The facility provides infrastructure to support state-of-the-art classrooms and lab space required to deliver instruction and skills necessary to secure high-growth, high-demand and high-paying jobs.

Monroe County Community College and DTE Energy will dedicate an extensive exhibit built into the student concourse of the college’s new Career Technology Center that details the history and importance of the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Fermi 1). At the time it began operation in the mid 1960s, Fermi 1 was the world’s largest liquid-metal cooled, fast breeder reactor.

WHEN: Monday, August 26
10 a.m.: Career Technology Center Ribbon Cutting
1 p.m.: Dedication of Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant (Fermi 1) Exhibit

WHERE: Monroe County Community College
Career Technology Center
1555 S. Raisinville Rd.
Monroe, Mich. 48161

Joe Verkennes, Monroe County Community College, (734) 384-4207 (O) or (419) 343-3063 (M)

SOURCE Monroe County Community College

Source: PR Newswire