Wilkes Community College’s Industrial and Workforce Development Division conducted a Technology Day for Alleghany High School last week. Students participated in various hands-on activities, including creating a house design using computer aided design (CAD) software. Students were involved in building a crystal radio from scratch in the electronics lab and then listening to broadcasts. A dent repair contest was held in Collision Repair and followed with a tour of the Diesel, Automotive and Welding labs. The Industrial and Workforce Development Division, located in Daniel Hall, includes programs of study in architectural technology, automotive systems technology, collision repair & refinishing technology, building construction technology, computer engineering, electronics engineering, heavy equipment and transportation technology, horticulture and bio-agriculture technology, industrial systems technology and welding technology. Wilkes Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a public, two-year, open-door institution serving the people of Wilkes, Ashe and Alleghany counties and beyond.