March 2018

Students compete in 2018 SkillsUSA Postsecondary Championship

Posted Date: Friday, March 30, 2018 - 09:00

The 2018 SkillsUSA New York State Leadership and Skills Conference Postsecondary Championship was held on Alfred State College’s Wellsville campus on Saturday, March 24.

A total of 52 students from two schools competed against each other in one of the nation’s most prestigious showcases of career and technical aptitude. Schools competing this year included State University of New York (SUNY) College of Technology at Alfred and the Culinary Institute of America. All competitions took place on the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville.

Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels, and are judged to industry standards using judges from industry. The SkillsUSA state winners are eligible to compete in the 54th National SkillsUSA Championship, held in Louisville, KY from June 25-29. More than 6,000 students will compete hands-on in 100 different trade, technical, and leadership fields.

SkillsUSA changes lives every day. Students discover and grow their career passions and appreciate their own self-worth through the work and dedication of instructors, administrators, association directors, industry partners, and alumni. SkillsUSA continues to strive for their core purpose, to help instructors reach and engage their students so their students will succeed.

Winners from the March 24 championship, by competition, are as follows:

AUTOMOTIVE REFINISHING

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: James Cartwright, Belmont

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Anthony Black, Wellsville

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Tyler Arth, West Babylon

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: John Phelps, Wayland

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Caryl Koch, Cuba

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Marcus Hofer, Canandaigua

DIESEL TECHNOLOGY

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Ryan Karr, Hornell

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Maxwell Morrell, Sanborn

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Michael Felts, Ballston Lake

CARPENTRY –

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Brandon Miller, Kendall

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Nicholas Most, Endicott

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Mitchell Davis, Bath

COMMERCIAL BAKING

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Megan Farr, Bath

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Morgan Dennis, Cameron

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Jessica Henson, Hyde Park

CULINARY ARTS

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Maxwell Shapiro, East Amherst

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Seth Jordon, Alva, OK

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Ashley Tolley, Glen Rock, PA

ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION WIRING

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Declan Smith, Hyde Park

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Mason Mohney, Clarendon

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Matthew Scheffler, Lake View

MASONRY

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: Brenton Yager, Falconer

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Austin Barvian, North Java

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Christopher Stevenson, Binghamton

WELDING

THIRD PLACE winning the BRONZE MEDAL: James Fyock, Bliss

SECOND PLACE winning the SILVER MEDAL: Isaac Cline, Homer

FIRST PLACE winning the GOLD MEDAL: Douglas Herington, Arkport

gold medal winners
Pictured are the gold medal winners from the 2018 SkillsUSA New York State Leadership and Skills Conference Postsecondary Championship held on Alfred State College’s Wellsville campus. From left to right are Matthew Scheffler, Jessica Henson, Ashley Tolley, Christopher Stevenson, Tyler Arth, Marcus Hofer, and Mitchell Davis. Not pictured are winners Douglas Herington and Michael Felts.

 


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