SCTCC students earn 14 medals at state Skills USA

Posted: Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:00pm in News

What do blueprints, wood, wires, metal, and engines have to do with delicious ingredients? These are all elements SCTCC students use to showcase their expertise.

SCTCC students earned 14 medals at the The SkillsUSA Championships, held in Bloomington, MN March 28-30, 2014. The conference was a showcase of more than 800 outstanding career and technical education students. 

Competitions focused on technical skill demonstration where students captured gold, silver and bronze medals in 80 events in both divisions. Students worked against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations like welding, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. 

Category
Student
Medal
Cabinetmaking
Luke Doll
Silver
Computer Maintenance Technology
Kurt Kapsner
Chris Lawson
Gold*
Bronze
Construction Blueprint Reading
Chance Vredenburg
Bronze
Culinary Arts
Josh Croson
James Nestrud
Krystal Wilson
Gold*
Silver
Bronze
Diesel Equipment Technology
Travis Wolbeck
Silver
Electrical Construction Wiring
Jesse Fasching
Adam Solarz
Silver
Bronze
Industrial Motor Control
Dave Christensen
Silver
Machine Trades Blueprint Reading
Mitchell Sand
Bronze
Mechanics Dexterity
Michael Britz
Jon Miller
Gold*
Silver

SkillsUSA is a national partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA chapters help students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations excel. SkillsUSA has more than 310,000 students and instructors as members.

Computer configuration tasks. From left, Chris Schultz, Kurt Kapsner, & competition judge.

Winners podium: From left to right - Chris Lawson, Kurt Kapser, student from Dakota County Technical College.
 

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