SHELBY Students from Pioneer Career & Technology Center traveled to Kansas City, Mo. this summer to compete in the SkillsUSA National Championships. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations. More than 84,000 students and instructors join SkillsUSA annually, and more than 4,700 students compete in 84 occupational and leadership skill areas at Nationals. Eight Pioneer students attended the conference and one of these students served as the voting delegate.
The students who were on the quiz bowl team at the national competition were Dustin Endicott, senior, Tech Prep CAD Technician (Plymouth High School), Rilyn Conn, senior, cosmetology (Wynford High School), Lindsey Green, junior, cosmetology (Crestline High School), Kendra Stacklin, senior, criminal justice (Bucyrus High School), Kayla Brumbaugh, senior, health academy (Crestview High School) and Aaron Perez Jr. robotics and engineering tech (Willard High School).
Michael McFadden, tech prep computer networking (Lexington High School) competed in the Principles of Technology competition, and he finished in third place in the nation bringing back a bronze medal. Kory Baugh, junior, building maintenance trades (Plymouth High School) participated in the conference as a national voting delegate.