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Thirteen Kenmare High School students are currently working on an opportunity that is not only on the cutting edge of technology, but is the only class of its kind offered in North Dakota.
The students are going through a drone curriculum that will put them in a good position to seek a bachelor’s degree in drone operation at the
Mason Chrest, a student in the class, said they can be used for pest control in farm fields. Booms will come out, just like a sprayer and operator can apply pesticide and never touch the field.
“You can fly into the middle of a field,” Chrest said. “And you can scout the whole area.”
According to instructor Ben Curdy, his drone training class is all inclusive; a company supplies the training drones, they promote the drones, the curriculum and they provide support.
What that means for the students is they can focus on operation which isn’t as easy as it looks. On Tuesday morning (March 16), the students were running their drones through an obstacle course... Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print! For details, log on to (www.kenmarend.com) email us at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone in a request at 701-385-4275.