More than 50 local students qualified for the state SkillsUSA Contest based on their performance at the district level, and 30 of our young competitors finished as one of the top five competitors in the entire state.
Lake Career & Technical Center is located in Camdenton and serves students from Camdenton, School of the Osage, Climax Springs and Macks Creek high schools. More than 50 local students qualified for the state SkillsUSA Contest based on their performance at the district level, and 30 of our young competitors finished as one of the top five competitors in the entire state. The students competed in Automotive Refinishing Technology, Cabinetmaking, Commercial Baking, Computer Maintenance, Customer Service, Health Occupations, Job Interview, Marine Service, Motorcycle Service, Photography, Vinyl Sign Making and more.
The top three finishers in each category are awarded a medal, and the 1st place finisher will continue on to compete in the National SkillsUSA Contest this summer. The following students brought home medals this past weekend:
*Hannah McDaniel (Camdenton HS) earned 2nd place in Customer Service. Her scenario involved simultaneously dealing with an “irate phone customer” and an “irate counter customer”. She was judged on her poise as well as her ability to follow the “company” guidelines provided at the beginning of the contest.
*Marine Service Technical Information is a written contest that tests the contestant’s ability to communicate their Marine Service knowledge. High School Placers: 3rd Jonathon Young (School of the Osage HS), 2nd Kody Ridell (Camdenton HS), 1st Trent Ledbetter (Camdenton HS). LCTC Post-Secondary Placers: 3rd Rodney Iuchs, 2nd Adam Borden, 1st Justin Sherrill.
*Marine Service Technology is a hands-on contest that presents a student with a live marine project in distress. The student must diagnose and fix problems to score well in this contest. High School Placer: 3rd Trent Ledbetter; LCTC Post-Secondary Placers: 3rd Adam Borden, 2nd Rodney Iuchs, 1st Justin Sherrill.
*Motorcycle Service Technology is a hands-on contest that poses several scenarios to contestants. The students must diagnose and repair the problems to score well in this contest. Alex Scarey (Camdenton HS) placed 1st in the state.
Justin Sherrill and Alex Scarey will compete at the National SkillsUSA Contest this summer.