Forrest Center Students Win Awards At SkillsUSA State Competition - Southern Maryland Headline News

Forrest Center Students Win Awards At SkillsUSA State Competition

LEONARDTOWN, Md. (May 19, 2008)—Students from the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center recently competed in the SkillsUSA Maryland State Championships held in Catonsville and Glen Burnie. Twenty-five of the 79 students representing St. Mary's County Public Schools received medals.

The following students were awarded medals:

Advertising Design - Melanie Dyson, 3rd place

Audio Production - Ashley Lindsey & Cari Lawrence, 1st Place Team

Audio Production - Ryan Hall & Adam Sickle, 2nd Place Team

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Ben Luffey, 1st place

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Matt Spalding, 2nd place

Aviation Maintenance Technology - Chris Roth, 3rd place

Broadcast News Production - Brittany Cassini, Danny Longoria, Erik Miller, and Tyler Cox, 2nd Place Team

Carpentry - Jared Garcia, 3rd place

CNC Milling - Alex Lommel, 1st place

CNC Milling- Thomas Raley, 3rd

CNC Turning - Dante Johnson, 2nd place

CNC Turning - Garrett Groeger, 3rd place

Criminal Justice - Ryan Selph, 1st place

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio - Katie Cashman, 3rd place

Job Interview - Jelissa Bush, 2nd place

Technical Drafting - Kevin Elliott, 2nd place

Television (Video) Production - Eric Sivertsen & Joe Rongione, 2nd Place Team

Video Product Development - Holden Boyles & Timothy Menard, 1st Place Team

In addition, two Forrest Center students were elected as SkillsUSA state officers. Matthew Hale was elected as the Parliamentarian and Casi Chisholm was elected as the Reporter. Student Kaitlin Russell was elected as a National Voting Delegate to represent Maryland at the national conference.

The first place medalists will be traveling to Kansas City, MO, to attend the SkillsUSA National Skills and Leadership Conference during the last week in June. State officers will be attending the national conference and participating in Officer 101 training. The National Voting Delegate will represent Maryland during all business meetings conducted at the National Conference.

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