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12 CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS CLAIM WINS AT REGION 3 SKILLSUSA COMPETITION

A dozen AACPS career and technology students won their respective categories at the recent SkillsUSA Region 3 championships and 33 students overall earned the right to participate in the upcoming state competition. In an event designed to showcase the area’s best and brightest career and technology education (CTE) students, 11 county students placed second in their respective categories, and 10 more placed third.

The following AACPS students won their respective categories:

  • Kelsey Andrews, Arundel High School, First Aid/CPR
  • Tyler Baynard, North County High School, Technical Drafting
  • Alexandra Berrich, Arundel High School, Commercial Baking
  • Caitlyn Boom, Northeast High School, Masonry
  • Dwayne Burton, South River High School, Welding
  • Darryl Gaines, Old Mill High School, Technical Computer Applications
  • Nicole Gardner, Old Mill High School, Carpentry
  • Ian Griffin, Meade High School, Restaurant Services
  • Austin Hatch, Chesapeake High School, Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Emily Peterson, Severna Park High School, Culinary Arts
  • Dennis Shannon, Chesapeake High School, Information Technology Services
  • Ricardo Valles-Lopez, Glen Burnie High School, Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Michael Williams, South River High School, Electrical Construction Wiring

The following AACPS students placed second in their respective categories:

  • Devin Baker, Chesapeake High School, Masonry
  • Jonathan Boyle, Glen Burnie High School, Information Technology Services
  • Morgan Clementson, South River High School, Early Childhood Education
  • Natyah Cotton, Meade High School, Restaurant Services
  • Clara Fisher-Cook, Chesapeake High School, Culinary Arts
  • Elva Geise, Old Mill High School, Commercial Baking
  • Nicholas Knell, Chesapeake High School, Welding
  • Darrian Moreno, North County High School, Technical Drafting
  • Kody Rohrback, Chesapeake High School, Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Jason Sylce, Glen Burnie High School, Carpentry

The following AACPS students placed third in their respective categories:

  • Justin Bartholomew, North County High School, Carpentry
  • Caitlynn Crowley, Old Mill High School, Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Don’aija Edmonds, Annapolis High School, Cosmetology
  • Khori Eubanks, Old Mill High School, Culinary Arts
  • Kahlil Hasty, Glen Burnie High School, Restaurant Services
  • Anthony Kandare, South River High School, Welding
  • Colin Leavy, Arundel High School, Information Technology Services
  • Todd Marks, Chesapeake High School, Electrical Construction Wiring
  • Joseph Zatyko, Arundel High School, Technical Drafting
  • Julian Zhang, Glen Burnie High School, Commercial Baking

The above students will be joined by others from the county’s Centers of Applied Technology North and South whose categories were not included in the regional competition in the SkillsUSA Maryland State Competition April 15-16. Students who place first in the state competition will move on to the 52nd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, set for June 20-24 in Louisville, Kentucky.