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Dalton Schnieder (left), Travis Lemke, and Junior Coffelt, all freshmen at Swanv

Hands-on experience draws area students


Central Lakes College was crawling with students on Friday morning.  It doesn’t sound like an extraordinary event, except there were no college classes for the day.

The campus hosted the fourth annual Bridges Career Exploration Day to provide area high school students with the opportunity explore future career options. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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