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Career learning without college: HHS senior earns spot in competitive engineering apprenticeship

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Hastings High School senior MacKenzie Ritchie has been coming up with invention ideas since she was a little girl. Her mother, Leslie, recalled driving past a soccer field and hearing her daughter comment on how somebody needed to make motion sensors for the field’s sprinkler systems so people could walk on the field without getting wet.


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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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