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Beaudette takes over as GCC construction technology program instructor

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - After two decades there will be a change of instructors in the construction technology program at Gogebic Community College.

Ray Niemi, a contractor who ran the GCC program, has retired. He has elected to stay on for a month to transition the programs over to Dennis Beaudette, who was approved as the construction technology instructor in the GCC building trades department on Monday.

Beaudette, of Wakefield, will teach the classroom portion and Niemi will supervise the practical construction portion until Beaudette's contractor licen...