Capstone Presentation Day June 8

Centralia College will hold its sixth annual Capstone Presentation Day on Friday, June 8, in the Trans Alta Commons building. Oral presentations will be given in room 122 from 12-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m.  The poster and project displays will be in the banquet room from 1- 3:30 p.m.

The community is invited to view the presentations and projects, meet the students, hear talks on a variety of topics, and celebrate academic excellence.  Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

There are expected to be approximately 50 student projects presented at the event, which showcases Centralia College students’ culminating work in their respective disciplines. It is meant to integrate their learning with practical application.

This year’s projects include:

  • A smart mailbox system to secure mail
  • A mineral ID app
  • Posters and newsletters about children’s health issues
  • A study of the toxicity of silver particles on brine shrimp
  • An automated small batch brewery system
  • A tree-ring analysis of a Douglas Fir from the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair
  • A panel of English 102 students presenting their research papers

For the fourth year, the Centralia College Foundation provided up to $10,000 for students to complete Capstone Projects across all disciplines. The money was awarded through an application process.

In addition to the Capstone presentations, Centralia College is hosting an Arts Festival in Washington Hall to showcase music, theater, and art displays the entire week.


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