This week multiple students from our CTE programs participated in the Ohio SkillsUSA State Conference which had the highest attendance and participation in 66 years! I am proud to share the initial results from our Lake Shore Compact CTE Programs:
Nicholas Spaulding, Welding - Gold - Job Skill Demo A - Advancing to Nationals in June
Miranda Akins, Allannah Stefanek, Interactive Media - Gold - TV/Video Production - Advancing to Nationals in June - SkillsUSA Video
Daniel Novak, Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Silver - Computer Programming
Lillian Mazeika, Charlotte Merat, Emma Splete, Cassidy Way, Visual Communications - Visual Design Contest - Bronze
Several students also served on the State CourtesyCorps as full-time volunteers, during the event. They put in about 18 hours of work in 2 days!
Marquetta Makupson, Rhys Gambill, Annabelle Skebe, Harley Viney, and Zack Saunders. (High School)
Joshua Thompson and Brandon Preuer (Alumni)
This year, our alumni created a Lakeland SkillsUSA Chapter and our college competitors were successful too:
Ian Pike - Computer Programming - Gold - Advancing to Nationals in June
Spencer Kordic, Nicholas Simon, Alex Vlasic - Welding Fabrication - Gold - Advancing to Nationals in June
Brant Bencina - Welding - Gold - Advancing to Nationals in June
Lastly, Ryan Eubank and his Welders and the help of our CNC Manufacturing program created a mini bike that was the grand prize raffle this year.
Congratulations and THANK YOU to all of our competitors, volunteers, and teachers who made this state conference incredible! Our National Competition will be June 18-22 in Louisville, KY.