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4-19 Thirteen Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Championships


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For Immediate Release:
April 19, 2016
For more information, contact the Dept. of School and Community Relations at 703-228-6004 www.apsva.us
 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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