Ten Mahoning County Career and Technical Center students advanced to the state SkillsUSA Competition after competing in various categories at the regional competition and earning high scores.
Students competing included: Kris Chamberlain of Jackson Milton, second place, Automotive Refinishing Technology; Jamal Davis of Boardman, bronze medal, Job Skill Interview; Cody Dixon of Boardman, third place, Criminal Justice; Jackson Joseph of Austintown, silver medal, Aviation Maintenance Skills; Aliza Kendeigh of Austintown, bronze medal, Aviation Maintenance Skills; Stephen Prest of South Range, first place, Precision Machining; Taylor Steiner of Boardman, silver medal, Graphic Communications; Garrett Tanner of Canfield, gold medal, Aviation Maintenance Skills, and students Kara Peck of Western Reserve, Dylan Erdel and Mark Stewart, both of South Range, who took third place in Crime Scene Investigation Team.
The SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships were held April 27-28 in Columbus and Tanner earned a gold medal and will be going to Kansas City in June for a national competition.
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Garrett Tanner is congratulated by MCCTC aviation instructor Scott Rowe after he earned a gold medal in the state SkillsUSA competition, giving him the right to compete nationally next month.