Wayne State College SkillsUSA Chapter Outstanding Results

Wayne State College SkillsUSA Chapter Outstanding Results
Courtesy of Wayne State College.

WAYNE – Several national qualifiers to top individuals were highlighted during this year’s SkillsUSA competition.

According to a release from the Wayne State College SkillsUSA Chapter, the team competed at the State Leadership and Skills Conference from the Heartland Events Center & Fonner Park in Grand Island which was held on Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8.

The awards ceremony then took place on Saturday, April 9 where a total of 13 medals were awarded to Wayne State College students. Five members of the Wayne State College SkillsUSA Chapter will be heading to the National event in Atlanta, Georgia June 20 – 24.

National qualifiers include Chris Todd (Cabinetmaking – First); Morgan Bird (Job Interview – First); Krystin Aschoff (Related Technical Math – First); Alexzi Nottlemann (First Aid/CPR – First) as well as Sarahi Lopez and Zach Covington (Additive Manufacturing – First).

WSC SkillsUSA winners and quotes.

Other results came from Krystin Aschoff (Architectural Blueprint Reading – First); Rhegan Jensen, Emma Wilkinson and Emily Montenegro (Crime Scene Investigation – Runner-up); Nathan Blizzard and Blake Bodlak (Digital Cinema Production – Runner-up) and Ryan Zoucha (Architectural Drafting – Third).

SkillsUSA is committed to all technical trade skills, to assist local members in their growth and development, to create enthusiasm and a sincere interest in and esteem for trade, industrial, technical and health occupations.

The SkillsUSA programs include local, regional, state and national competitions. During the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships, students compete in hands-on skill and leadership contests.

Visit https://www.wsc.edu/directory_record/17231/skillsusa for more information.

The next SkillsUSA Nebraska State Leadership and Skills Conference will be back in Grand Island April 13 – 15, 2023.