<!DOCTYPE html> <html><head> <meta charset="utf-8"><title>Competition</title> <style type="text/css"> .Text { font-family: Gotham, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; } .Headline { font-family: Gotham, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 22px; } </style> </head> <body> <p><img src="masthead.png" alt="" usemap="#Map" height="143" width="1061"> <map name="Map"><area shape="rect" coords="239,111,315,134" href="Index.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="404,112,494,135" href="About.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="583,112,656,134" href="News.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="727,112,854,135" href="JoinPTSE.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="885,112,1046,134" href="Contact.html"></map> </p> <p class="Text">The North American Process Technology Alliance, or NAPTA (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.naptaonline.org">www.naptaonline.org</a>), is now steward of the Troubleshooting Competition with plans to make <br> it a hallmark event for the Alliance in future years. More information about the 2017 and past competition events can be found on our Facebook page at <br> <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/ProcessTroubleshootingSkillsinEnergy/">NAPTA National Troubleshooting Competition.</a></p> <table style="table-layout: fixed; width: 1060px; height: 1061px;" border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="5"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="width: 20%; text-align: left; vertical-align: top;"> <p><img src="Buttons.jpg" alt="" usemap="#Map2" height="225" width="180"></p> <p align="center"><img src="nsflogo.jpg" alt="" height="133" width="132"></p> <p class="Text" align="center"><strong>This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1457711. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.</strong></p> </th> <th style="width: 40%; vertical-align: top; text-align: left;"> <p class="Text"><big><big><strong>2017 National Troubleshooting Competition results</strong></big></big></p> <p class="Text"><strong></strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">Teams of college process technology students from across the country competed in the Fourth National Troubleshooting Competition at Lone Star College-Atascocita April 21 and 22. San Jacinto College Central Campus in Houston won the honor of Top Troubleshooting Team, their first year to compete in the event. Kenai Peninsula College (KPC)- Kenai River, took second place and Kenai Peninsula College (KPC)- Anchorage took third place.</span></p> <p style="font-weight: normal;" class="Text">"NAPTA's National Troubleshooting Competition provides the ultimate opportunity for education and industry to emphasize the importance of critical thinking in process technology," said Eric Newby, NAPTA Executive Director.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;" class="Text"> The National Troubleshooting Competition provides students with a forum for showcasing the troubleshooting skills they've developed throughout their Process Technology coursework and allows their instructors to benchmark their programs against other top programs across the country, said Gayle Cannon, a competition judge with industry and education experience.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal;" class="Text">The North American Process Technology Alliance (NAPTA) sponsored the event. Other event sponsors included BASF, Bayport Technical, INEOS, Marathon Petroleum Company, Shell Oil Company, Simtronics, Systran Training &amp; Technical, and RISC. The Lone Star College Process Technology program hosted the event.</p> <p class="Text"><img src="Awards_Plaque.jpg" alt="" height="232" width="350"></p> <p class="Text"><strong>Troubleshooting Competition Awards</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: normal;" class="Text"> </p> </th> <th style="width: 40%; text-align: left; vertical-align: top;"> <p class="Text"><img src="SanJac.jpg" alt="" height="264" width="350"></p> <p class="Text"><strong>First place, San Jacinto College (Texas)</strong></p> <p class="Text"><img src="KenaiPeninsula.jpg" alt="" height="264" width="350"></p> <p class="Text"><strong>Second place, Kenai Peninsula College - <br> Kenai River (Alaska)</strong></p> <p class="Text"><img src="AnchorageExtension.jpg" alt="" height="264" width="350"></p> <p class="Text"><strong>Third place, Kenai Peninsula College - <br> Anchorage Extension (Alaska)</strong></p> </th> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> <map name="Map2"><area shape="rect" coords="8,7,172,43" href="Competition.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="7,57,176,89" href="NSFGrant.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="7,99,175,155" href="PTSE.html" target="_parent"><area shape="rect" coords="5,165,174,221" href="Learning.php" target="_parent"></map> <map name="Map3"><area shape="rect" coords="4,3,195,25" href="2013CompetitionScheduleFinal.pdf" target="_blank"></map> </body></html>