4-19 Thirteen Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Championships
For Immediate Release:
April 19, 2016
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Thirteen Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Championships
Over the weekend, 13 Career Center students earned first place at the 52nd Annual State Leadership Conference and Skills Championships. The contests were held at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center in Fredericksburg. Career Center students came in first place in seven different competitions.
Audio Production Flor De Maria Caceres Godoy - (Sophomore) Alondra Duarte Pena - (Junior) Instructor - Tom O’Day
Broadcast News Production Ian Crovella - (Senior) Mohamed “Kiyam” Muainudeen - (Senior) Kofi Roberts - (Senior) Fernando Rocha - (Junior) Instructor - Tom O’Day
Electrical Construction Wiring Rodrigo Hernandez-Martinez - (Arlington Mill High School) Instructor - Manny Sanchez
Medical Math Pablo Wilson - (Junior) Instructor - Anne Cupero
Medical Terminology Flora Hepp - (Junior) Instructor - Marie Schum-Brady
Television (Video) Production Rachael Osborne - (Senior) Bryce Rusk - (Junior) Instructor - Tom O’Day
TV Production- Preproduced - Cuts Only (State level contest only. No national level) Nikolai Karamyshev - (Junior) Brian McTyre - (Junior) Rachael Osborne - (Senior) Kofi Roberts - (Senior) Bryce Rusk- (Junior) Instructor - Tom O’Day
SkillsUSA is the national organization for students in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations education. It sponsors the SkillsUSA Championships annually to recognize the achievements of career and technical education students and to encourage them to strive for excellence and pride in their chosen occupations.
Eleven of these 13 state champions will have the opportunity to compete in the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville from June 20-25.
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