|Penta students earn awards at SkillsUSA event|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 21 March 2013 08:58|
In February, 17 Penta Career Center students earned top awards at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition in Tiffin.
All award winners will advance to the Ohio SkillsUSA Championships in Columbus on April 23-24.
Several Wood County students received top awards.
First Place (gold medal) winners included: Anthony Smith (Otsego), Interactive Media, for the Photography contest.
Several local students earned second place and silver medals.
These students included: Jenna Foster (Bowling Green), Green Energy Management, for the Prepared Speech contest;¬† Ayesha Zaheer (Lake), Automotive Collision Repair, for the Automotive Refinishing contest; and Jacob Page (Perrysburg), Construction Carpentry,¬† all for the Team Works contest.
Third Place and bronze medals were awarded to the following students:¬† Nick Anteau (Elmwood), Computer Hardware/Networking, for the Computer Maintenance Technology contest;¬† Shane Smigielski (Rossford), Automotive Collision Repair, for the Collision Repair contest; Laila Lira-Jamaleddin (Perrysburg), Medical Technologies, for the Nurse Assisting contest;¬† Evan Deniston (Eastwood),¬† Public Safety/EMT-Fire Science, for the First Aid/CPR contest;¬† Brett Eckel (Perrysburg), Construction Electricity, for the Electrical Construction Wiring contest; and Darren Cieply (Rossford), Computer- Aided Design, for the Related Technical Math contest.
SkillsUSA is a national organization for high school students who are training for careers in trade, industrial, technical, and health-related occupations.¬† The organization provides quality educational experiences such as leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development skills.
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