Skills students bring home top honors from state contest

Students place at state contest.

Students place at state contest.

Auto Collision best of show car.
Auto Collision best of show car.

Seventy three students participated in a variety of competitions with SkillsUSA from March 26-30th in Corpus Christi for the state level challenges. The following students took top honors and some will move on to the national level

Blue ribbon winners which indicate excellence in performance on prepared individual projects for Collision Repair and Refinishing:  Victor Alanis, Jason Alvarado, Ricardo Bocanegra, Coraima Esparza, Gloria Espinoza, Humberto Lechuga, Yosimar Lopez, Edgar Mancia, Alicia Martinez, Bryan Robles, Jesus Rodriguez, David Valle, Abdiel Vigil

Blue ribbon winners for team projects for Advanced Construction Technology and Practicum in Architecture and Construction:  Chris Carroll, Homero Iturralde, Adrian Gomez, Juan Solis, Storey Diaz

Collision Repair State Winner
Collision Repair State Winner

Best of Show – Individual Custom Collision Repair and Refinishing – Abdiel Vigil
Best of Show – Chapter Collision Repair and Refinishing– Abdiel Vigil, David Valle, Jesus Rodriguez, Gloria Espinoza, Yosimar Lopez
Best of Show – Animation – Maya Lenox
Best of Show – Overall in Transportation, Distribution and Logistics – Abdiel Vigil, David Valle, Jesus Rodriguez, Gloria Espinoza, Yosimar Lopez

1st Place Audio/Video Quiz Bowl – (team) Sara Hamby, Kevin Johnson, Natalie Reyes, Michelle Torres, Eric Rodrigez
2nd Place Commercial Baking – Priscilla Leal-Arizpe
1st Place Land Surveying – Jessica Escobar, Andrew Ortiz, German Lopez
3rd Place Land Surveying – Carlos Martinez, Caleb Griffith, Maritza Mendoza
3rd Place Outstanding SkillsUSA Member – Jessica Escobar
3rd Place Welding Fabrication – (team) Javier Gutierrez, Ivan Landeros, Isidoro Razo
2nd Place Screen Printing – Sarah Chanvong

The following winners that will advance to National SkillsUSA competition:

1st Place Telecommunication and Cabling – Fidel Herrera
1st Place Pin Design – Annette Hernandez
1st Place T-Shirt Design – Annette Hernandez
1st Place Community Action Project – Jessica Escobar, Amira Reeves