MCCTC 18 students will compete at state

Staff report


After competition at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center against students from more than 16 schools throughout the region, 18 MCCTC students have earned the chance to compete at the 2014 Skills-USA Ohio Championships in Columbus.

The Northeast Regional Championship Competition took place last month at MCCTC and featured more than 26 competitions, ranging from design and photography to machining, collision repair technology, carpentry and more.

The top-three medal winners in each category will represent the region at the state competition, where they will vie for the opportunity to represent Ohio at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City in June.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

MCCTC students advancing to state competition:

Nicholas Chicone of Boardman, bronze medal, advertising design.

Kayla Stanley of Sebring, bronze medal, photography.

Karissa Shields of South Range, Billy Lewis of Austintown and Alexis Wartluff of West Branch, silver medal, promotional bulletin board.

Devon McGill of Sebring, bronze medal, extemporaneous speaking.

Jordan Walrath of Sebring, bronze medal, collision repair technology.

Richard Scott of West Branch, silver medal, precision machining technology.

Chase Crallie of West Branch, gold medal, residential wiring.

Chiffon Ford of Austintown, silver medal, nails.

Kira Aebi of West Branch, bronze medal, cosmetology.

Lexi Kays of Austintown, silver medal, prepared speech.

Autumn Kirsopp of Poland, bronze medal, related technical math.

Austin Beckett of Austintown, gold medal, carpentry.

Justin Sinley of West Branch, Stephen Reibold of Jackson- Milton, Robert Carroll of West Branch and Nick Christmas of Boardman, silver medal, team works.

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