Waterville High School student Billy Durand watches a large computer screen as he runs the controls on an excavator simulator during the 12th annual Craft Championships sponsored by Associated Builders and Contractors on Friday at the Augusta Civic Center.  About 1,000 students from 17 regional vocational technical centers across the state attended the event, which featured 25 demonstrations with master craftsmen and skills competitions. Winners of the regional event go to compete at the Associated Builders and Contractors national convention next spring.

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