SkillsUSA Team & Nat’l Competition

UPDATE:

Medical Assisting student Pauline Battle came  home to Columbus sporting some new hardware – a bronze medal! Way to go Pauline and congratulations to her faculty advisor Leslie Noles.

Columbus Technical College medical assisting student Pauline Battle shows off her bronze medal at the SkillsUSA awards ceremony in Kansas City.

Columbus Technical College medical assisting student Pauline Battle shows off her bronze medal at the SkillsUSA awards ceremony in Kansas City.

Columbus Technical College was well-represented at the national SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City in June. Students from our community service, medical assisting, welding fabrication, heating/ventilation/air-conditioning (HVAC), cabinetmaking, major appliance technology and automotive refinishing all vied for medals against peers from across the country.

Community service team advisor Alicia Anderson (front and students Shaunte Scott and Jarod Bolin strike a pose before heading to Kansas City.

Community service team advisor Alicia Anderson (front) and students Shaunte Scott and Jarod Bolin strike a pose before heading to Kansas City.

Lead advisor John Lipham loads up the last of the luggage.

Lead advisor John Lipham loads up the last of the luggage.

The community service team consists of faculty advisor Alicia Anderson, Gloria Holmes, Swadrick Marshall, and Shaunte Scott. Advisor Leslie Noles and student Pauline Battle represented medical assisting while advisor Ronnie McBride brough Casey Campbell, Kevin Cleary, and Billy Hankins. Student James Hollis represented the cabinetmaking program, Chris Werner  and advisor Mike Stewart were with automotive refinishing while lead advisor John Lipham and his student Bryson Norman fought for bragging rights on behalf of major appliance technology.

Fired up and ready to go!

Fired up and ready to go!

Lead advisor John Lipham goes over some last minute details before departure.

Lead advisor John Lipham goes over some last-minute details before departure.

Good luck team!!

Good luck team!!