• Bloomington Area Career Center Student

    Places Third in 3D Assembly Modeling



    Top students from across the state gathered at Turner Hall at Illinois State University on April 22nd, for the Illinois Drafting Educator’s Association state competition.  Two drafting board divisions and five computer divisions included; Introductory Board, Introductory CAD, 3D Modeling, Assembly Modeling, Machine CAD, Architectural CAD (2D and 3D), and Architectural Board. 


    Jaden DeFields, who attends BHS and the Bloomington Area Career Center, took third place in Assembly Modeling.  Jaden has placed in the regional and state competitions in each of the two years he has attended the Bloomington Area Career Center, earning four medals. 


    Last year Jaden took second place in the Illinois Drafting Educator Association’s state competition in the Assembly Modeling division.


    Liam Eades, who also attends BHS and the Bloomington Area Career Center, competed on Saturday as well.  Liam earned 1st place in the IDEA regional competition, in the 3D Architectural CAD division.