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WDT scheduled to take over downtown May 2

Western Dakota Tech invites the public to participate in an end-of-year celebration with WDT's takeover of Main Street Square on Friday, May 2, in Rapid City. The event begins at 3 p.m. and is open to the public.


The WDT Student Government Association will host an evening of activities in celebration of completing the 2013-2014 academic year. Several WDT programs and employers who hire WDT graduates will be showcased. Some student clubs also will be featuring activities.

Free food and door prizes will be given at the event, including a grand prize $500 scholarship. In conjunction with the event, there will be a free movie showing at the Historic Elks Theatre at 7 p.m.

Western Dakota Tech is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. WDT offers more than 30 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction Trades, Health Services, Legal and Public Services, Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades, and Science and Technology. More than 97 percent of WDT's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or serving in the military, and 85 percent remain in South Dakota.

WDT faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, WDT students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and their communities.

Learn more at or by contacting WDT at (800) 544-8765, (605) 718-2565 or

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