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Western Michigan Chapter Hosts Student Night

February 20, 2013

The American Foundry Society’s (AFS) Western Michigan Chapter hosted its annual student night Tuesday, Feb. 12, which gave west Michigan high school students an opportunity to learn about the area’s metalcasting industry. 

Throughout the day, students toured metalcasting facilities and pattern shops in the area, in addition to Muskegon Community College’s campus and its metalcasting technology unit.

The chapter awarded qualified students a total of $9,100 in direct stipends and an additional $1,250 in scholarships. In addition, chapter members provided guidance on pursuing a metalcasting career.