SkillsUSA Shines in State Championships

SkillsUSA Shines in State Championships
Posted on 05/09/2017
On Friday, April 28th & Saturday April 29th, the Worcester Technical High School SkillsUSA Chapter competed in the SkillsUSA Maryland State Championships. Fifty one students came home with awards for their efforts. Worcester Tech also received the Maryland Chapter of Excellence Award one of only two schools in the state of Maryland. Tech also received the only National Gold award for Chapter of Excellence in the state of Maryland. Worcester Tech also won the Maryland CTSO SkillsUSA chapter of the year.

1st Place Winners:
Medical Math – Sierra Payne
Building Maintenance – Trevor Moats
Opening and Closing – Alyvia Ciurca, Britney Hofman, Ashley Rosenblatt, Amber Fry, Lucia Vicidomini, Hayley Littleton and Danasia Wright
Mobile Robotics – Andrew Miller and Kaleb Schmucki
Career Pathways Bio Med – Makayla Zajdel, Samantha Stephan and Ivy Stearn
Community Action Project – Victoria Moreau and Adam Taylor
Major Appliance Repair – Shawn Mitchell
Power Equipment – Lucas Aulinskis
Prepared Speech – Laila Mirza
Team Engineering Challenge (Stephen Decatur Middle School) – Noah Selt, Judah Morningstar and Dylan Arnold
Crime Scene Investigation – Daniel Tyndall, Devin Mewborn and Julia Morris
2017 – 2018 SkillsUSA Maryland State Eastern Region Vice- President – Caden Massey
2017 SkillsUSA National Voting Delegate – Britney Hofman and Alyvia Ciurca
2017 – 2018 SkillsUSA National Officer Candidate – Laila Mirza

2nd Place Winners:
3-D Visualization – Stephanie Stitz and Jake Rider
Building Maintenance – Shawn Bundick
Team Engineering Challenge (Middle School) – Erika Holdren, Luke Davis and Siles Cascio
Employment Application – Kelsey Dunlap
HVACR – Daniel Stevens
Major Appliance Repair – Kevin Williams
Mobil Robotics – Michael Wooten and Madilyn Ortega
Principles of Technology – Daniel Zehnter
Quiz Bowl - Zachary Davis, Darrien Ross, Nyaire Purnell, Allyson Possident, Emma Hamilton-Blackford and Meagan Hurley
Power Equipment –Chance Potts
Related Technical Math – Shea Griffin

3rd Place Winners:
Power Equipment – Evan Carman
Promotional Bulletin Board – Eve Watsky, Lidia Hobbs and Sarah Hancock

All twenty-five first place winners, the SkillsUSA Maryland Vice-President and the national voting delegates will be attending the SkillsUSA Conference in Louisville, Kentucky from June 18th – 24th to compete against their peers from across the country.