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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 6, 1966, Bennington, Vermont School and you the engineering technician school District sets Date for annual meet Bennington Banner Friday May to 5 wit books Bennington free Library by George a. Sleeman acting superintendent Bennington South supervisory Union engineering teamwork rather than brilliance of individual Effort alone is credited with making possible the technological Progress and High level of productivity achieved by Industry in the past decade. People of widely diverse skills made up the engineering team which expedites the application of new technological knowledge to the production of goods and services. Members of this team Are the Engineer and the scientist who formulate ideas to create new products and services the engineering technician who helps develop test and apply these ideas and creations the craftsman who makes the product and the Industrial technician who supervises manufacturing and processing. In the past decade and at present the engineering technician has been in great demand and Short Supply therefore a definition and clarification of his skills and education Are proposed Here. In a 1962 report the american society for engineering education proposed these definitions of the practitioner and his Field of study a an engineering technician is one whose education and experience qualify him to work in the Field of engineering technology. He differs from a craftsman in his knowledge of scientific and engineering theory and methods and from an Engineer in his More specialized background and in his use of technical skills in support of engineering activities. A engineering technology is that part of the engineering Field which requires the application of scientific and engineering knowledge and methods combined with technical skills in support of engineering activities it lies in the occupational areas Between the craftsman and the Engineer at the end of the area closest to the Engineer. A the engineering technician is the first understudy of the Engineer and the scientist help it Long in a highly skilled Way to convert their theories and ideas into workable useful products and processes. His education like theirs must be professional and exacting for with the increasing complexity of engineering technology the Cost of mistakes comes High. A the engineering technician works most generally in these Fields research design development production operation control and installation maintenance sales a of the person who will succeed As an engineering technician must have genuine interest in a technical Field and must have mechanical aptitude. Although he does not need the manual and mechanical skills of the craftsman he must be Able to perform a variety of tasks with the instruments and equipment of his technical specially. He must like science and mathematics and have average Orbet Ter than average achievement in these subjects in an engineering technology curriculum. Although his education in these subjects will be less theoretical than the engineers he must be Able to understand and apply Basic scientific and engineering principles in his chosen Field. Because he will often supervise the work of others he must like and be Able to work with people. He must be Able to express himself clearly both orally and in writing. A of the High school student who wishes to enter an engineering technology curriculum must satisfy these general admission requirements graduation from High school or the equivalent education As recognized in his state. Evidence of sufficient motivation for satisfactory achievement in the curriculum. In addition most engineering technology programs require these minimum High school units three years of English. At least two years of mathematics one in algebra and one in plane geometry or the equivalent in integrated modern mathematics. In addition intermediate algebra and trigonometry Are desirable preparation for engineering technology education. One year of physical science with Laboratory not biology. These requirements mean that anyone interested in a career As an engineering technician must Start planning Early. He or she for girls become engineering technicians too should take All the academic science and mathematics he can in High school. High school English is also important. The engineering technician must develop skill in writing technical reports and the ability to express himself effectively to those with whom he works. These abilities require a sound background in English. A of the engineering technician is a graduate of an engineering technology program conducted by a technical Institute a Junior or Community College or a division of a College or University. Programs vary in length from two to three years the majority Are two academic collegiate years in length. You May obtain lists of accredited programs and schools from your High school guidance Counselor or from the Public Library in your Community. Other agencies which sometimes accredit Junior and Community colleges offering engineering technology programs Are the regional associations of colleges and secondary schools. A of most institutions which offer engineering technology programs award associate degrees associate in science associate in applied science or associate in engineering. Others award appropriate diplomas or certificates. The employment Outlook is very promising. Engineering technicians Are in great demand and Short Supply. These Are the reasons engineering technicians take Over Many tasks engineers have been doing releasing engineers for More scientific Levels of work. Advances in scientific knowledge have created a need for More people educated in All areas of science engineering and technology. Increased research and development require that each Engineer or scientist be assisted by at least one and often several engineering technicians. Development and Industrial use of nuclear Power has opened a new area of employment. Automation requires More and better educated people to design manufacture install and maintain Complex equipment. These factors Point to a Bright future for engineering technicians in business Industry and government salaries Are comparatively favourable. The engineering technician who would rather be on his own has a Bright future too. His technical knowledge and practical Laboratory experience and his education in human relations supervision and business organization give him a sound preparation for operating his own business. Boy scout news notes country casuals att main Street Unni no ton Vermont by Steven Rife troop 51 scribe the four Day troop 53 fishing Derby which started saturday came to a close tuesday night. Despite rain a Good turn out of 30 scouts was on hand with the fish they had caught for the wrap up of the Derby at Camp you had been there you would have heard the usual stories of a How the big one got away or a look what i the following scouts who did no to let that big one get away received these prizes for the biggest Trout Alan Watson and Robert Blodgett who each caught a iov2 Inch Trout received a Dollar apiece towards summer Camp for the biggest fish other than Trout John Wiskoski who caught a 16 Inch Pickerel and this writer who caught a to Inch Bullhead received compasses. Also for the biggest catch John who caught nine fish received a folding cup and for the average Trout William Wright received a can opener for his 7 Inch fish. As i arrived at Camp Woodford i could see the general cleanup of the area that had been done by Jack Stratton and several other scouts. But there was still one Digap officers installed by Lodge Bennington Lodge of Moose no. 1233 conducted its installation ceremonies saturday night. The newly elected officers were installed by past gov. Henry Paul of the Springfield Lodge. New officers Are Ralph a Villa governor John Bahan Junior governor Roderick Oakes prelate Ralph Knapp trustee three years Paul Devenow treasurer Arthur Cardinal ser Geant at arms Charles Rice inner guard Howard Ouhl outer guard. The new leadership took Over May i. A Buffet and dance followed the ceremonies which were Well attended by the members and their wives. Nudists stripped Orpington England up a nudists at a nearby Camp have asked police to help Nab thieves who stripped them of their personal belongings while they were sunbathing. The Bennington Banner telephones business. .442-6300 newsroom. .442-2800 advertising. .442-2684 the Bennington Banner is published Dally except sunday and Legal holidays at 425 main St., Bennington vt., 15201 by the Banner publishing corporation. Members of United press International which is entitled exclusively to use Tor republication of All local news printed in this newspaper As Well As All up news dispatches. Home delivery by Carrier and motor delivery Ioc per Day rates by mall for 50-mlle radius and All Vermont 3 months $6.30, 6 months $11.70, i year $22.50 elsewhere in the . 3 months $7.00 6 months $13.00 i year $25.00 second class postage paid at Bennington it. 05201 ointment some prankster had wrecked the stove in the Lodge knocking the stove pipe from its base. Our troop has had enough of this vandalism and again we plead to any persons who use the camping grounds or Lodge to leave them As they were adding to the excitement of the evening was when or. Wiskoski Johns father got his jeep stuck in the mud. At the meeting Wayne Jacobs and Bart Howe worked towards their Public speaking Merit badges with each having to give an original talk on some phase of scouting which lasted at least five minutes. Wayne gave an excellent talk on signalling and Bart an excellent one on hiking. Sheets were distributed listing equipment and utensils which scouts participating in the Jamboree in Rutland the weekend after next Are to bring with them for the three Day affair May 13-15. Scoutmaster Kendall Adams warned us again about the need to put our patrol boxes into Good it Hape. As he put it a you must Tave the patrol boxes cleaned before the ballgame starts two Nice pack frames made of Stephen Eddington and James Andersen were on display. Tenderfoot awards were presented to Thomas Williams and Timothy Stratton. Jeffrey White who was absent from the meeting will receive his at a later time. The joint Board of directors of the Bennington school District inc. Wednesday night set july 12 As the Date for the new Daft Rleta a first annual meeting but tabled a decision on whether voters of the merged District will be presented with a Bond Issue proposal on a new elementary school at that time. As of july i the Bennington graded Village and greater Bennington school districts will be merging into a single elementary District and the july 12 meeting will be the first annual meeting of the new District. Since the merger of the two districts was authorized the separate boards of the two merging districts have been acting jointly to prepare the Way for the new districts takeover. A chief item of business at the annual meeting will be the election of a new Board of seven directors to be elected at Large from merged District area. One key bit of information cited in a letter to the Board on the annual meeting from the boards counsel atty. Eugene v. Clark related to the filing by candidates for the several offices to be filled including the several directorships. According to Clark instead of a simple letter of intent candidates who want their names on the election ballot must file nominating petitions with the Bennington town clerk who is serving As the new districts clerk until its own clerk is elected. The petitions must be signed by at least 50 voters which according to the applicable statute represents the minimum i per cent of the districts eligible voters who cast votes in the last gubernatorial election. While eventually All of the seven directors will serve three year terms in the initial election three of them will be chosen for three year terms and two each will be chosen for two year and one year terms. This will put subsequent elections of Board members on a staggered basis. In filing for the offices candidates must specify for what length term they will be running. While there were Clear indications that a number of the joint boards present members will seek election to the new Board no formal announcements were made at the wednesday meeting. There was agreement however that those who do decide to run will get together and decide by Pigeon control by contraceptives new York up a the american society for the prevention of cruelty to animals Asp a indicated wednesday contraceptive drugs can be used to control the Pigeon population. An Asp a spokesman said initial experiments carried out on two flocks of pigeons in Manhattan indicated a chemical contraceptive added to the feed of the Birds Cut the number at Pigeon births by two thirds. The drug used was not harmful to the adult pigeons. Drawing lots or some other method who will seek which term of office. The nominating petitions must be filed Between 14 and 21 Days before the july 12 annual meeting Date. Other officers to be chosen Are a Moderator clerk and treasurer All for one year terms and three auditors one each for one year two year and three year terms. Also to be elected Are two of the new districts representatives on the it. Anthony Union school Board. The successors will be elected to three year terms. The present representatives whose terms Are expiring one from the Rural District the other from the Village District Are respectively Norman Stratton and atty. John p. Morrissey. The other Village District representative mrs. Marian Cummings and the other Rural District representative mrs. Marian Taylor the Union boards chairman will continue to serve representing the new merged District until their current terms expire. Final annual meetings at which the presentation of final annual reports will be about the Only business will be tuesday june 28, for the Village District and thursday june 30, for the Rural District. After weighing the pros and cons of including the Bond Issue proposal on the new elementary school along with other business at the merged districts annual meeting the joint Board decided to table its decision until its meeting May 18. Among other things the Board weighed the fact that the new District will be electing its new Board of directors and that of the Bond Issue were approved at that same meeting this would mean the new Board would simply be handed the approved proposal and be expected to see to the new schools construction. Some feeling was expressed that the Bond Issue vote should come sometime after the annual meeting which would allow this new Board to have some say in the final preliminary plans for the proposed school and in the presentation of the Bond Issue proposal to voters. Weighed against this was the additional delay this would mean in going ahead with the school in what the Board indicated was an increasingly tight situation As far As the adequacy of existing facilities. Bearing on the final agreement to put off a decision on the Date for a Bond Issue vote to the May 18 meeting was another related decision to form a citizens committee to help the Board in a Public information program on the proposed new school. The Board agreed to form at least a nucleus of the citizens committee immediately and have this group present at the May 18 meeting to take part on the Bond vote Date decision As Well As to get in on the wrap up of plans being developed for the new school. The Board following the advice of Clark will also select in the near future an agent to handle the actual issuing of the Bonds at such time As they Are authorized by voters. While there were several comments that the first National Bank of Boston could probably Best serve the District in this capacity because of its previous bonding experience with other Bennington area Public building projects the Board agreed with the advice of supt. Howard f. Kelley to get quotations on this service from other banking institutions before making a final decision. Kelley indicated that there can be considerable variation in the costs cited for such a service. Drowning death ruled accidental Shelburne up a the death of an elderly Shelburne woman has been ruled accidental by drowning. The body of 88-year-old mrs. M. Evelyn Donlevy was found in front of her Home on the Shore of Lake Champlain Early monday. State trooper Irvin Maranville of the Bureau of criminal in Vest Gatlon said an autopsy indicated death was due to drowning. Mrs. Donlevy went out of her Home late sunday night and stumbled into the rough surf. 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