APS News Release

Career Center Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition

12 Move on to SkillsUSA National Competition

Fifty-six Career Center students competed in the Virginia SkillsUSA competition at end of April. Students competed in various events such as television production, commercial baking, medical terminology, auto maintenance, and collision repair.

The medalists at the State Level were as follows:

Web Design:
Juan Aguilar, Edzon Quinteros – Silver Medal
Muhataer Wusiman, Daniel Meskel – Gold
MedalMecoa Grunert, Jose Salome – Gold Medal

TV Production Preproduced Special Effects:
Lucia Harris, Adeline Azelton, Mercy Davies – Gold Medal
Flor Caceres Godoy – Silver Medal
Jacob Perez – Bronze Medal

Early Childhood Education:
Misheel Batzorig – Gold Medal Television Video Production Live:
Alex Brandt, Spencer Hill – Gold Medal
Georgia Blanchard – Silver Medal

Audio Production Live:
Carson Brooke, Sophia Field – Gold Medal

TV Production Preproduced Cuts Only:
Flor Caceres Godoy – Gold Medal
John Putnam – Silver Medal
Alice Buckley, Jordan Flores – Bronze Medal

Radio Communications Preproduced:
Carson Brooke – Gold Medal Digital

Cinema Production:
Colman Goco, Ilmari Sivonen – Silver Medal

Broadcast News:
Flor Caceres Godoy, Alice Buckley, Sebastian Duall, Campbell Hamilton-Howard – Silver Medal

Collision Repair Technology:
Jayson Delgado – Silver Medal

Leandro Flores-Escalera – Gold Medal

Commercial Baking:
JieNa Funk – Silver Medal (the first place entrant cannot attend the national competition)

Automotive Refinishing Technology:
Kyle Heaton – Silver Medal
Elmer Portillo-Flores – Bronze Medal

Medical Math:
Usman Khan, John Miller – Gold Medal

Job Skill Demonstration Open:
Klara Oaks – Bronze Medal

Pin Design:
Emilio Tognelli – Gold Medal – BEST PIN DESIGN IN THE STATE

Medical Terminology:
Isabella Wince – Bronze Medal

The National SkillsUSA Competition which takes place in Louisville, Kentucky, from June 25-29 and features competitors from around the nation to compete in a once-in-a-lifetime event that awards students scholarships, prizes, and achievements that are indicative of excellence in their fields. The following Career Center students will be representing Virginia at the National competition.

Web Design:
Muhataer Wusiman, Daniel Meskel

Television Production Live:
Spencer Hill, Alex Brandt

Medical Math:
Usman Khan, John Miller

Commercial Baking:
JieNa Funk

Pin Design:
Emilio Tognelli

Early Childhood Education:
Misheel Batzorig

Audio Production Live:
Carson Brooke, Sophia Field