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Wednesday, 04 March 2020 23:40

Vantage Students Head To SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships

Vantage students earned spots at SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships. Back row, left to right: John Pseekos, Trevor Siefker, Jacksyn Nichols and Tanner Mathewson. Front row, left to right: Violet Taylor, Jacob Rose and Makenna Suever. Not pictured are Mark Rice and Robert Hobart. Vantage students earned spots at SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships. Back row, left to right: John Pseekos, Trevor Siefker, Jacksyn Nichols and Tanner Mathewson. Front row, left to right: Violet Taylor, Jacob Rose and Makenna Suever. Not pictured are Mark Rice and Robert Hobart. Submitted photo

Congratulations to the following Vantage Career Center students who placed in the top three in their category at the 2019-20 SkillsUSA Regional Championships, held Feb. 14 at Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio:

- John Pseekos (Delphos Jefferson), Tanner Mathewson (Delphos Jefferson) and Makenna Suever (Van Wert), senior welding, received gold in welding fabrication


- Trevor Siefker (Kalida), senior precision machining, received gold in CNC lathe


- Jacob Rose (Paulding), senior precision machining, received gold in CNC technician


- Jacksyn Nichols (Ft. Jennings), senior welding, received silver in welding


- Mark Rice (Delphos Jefferson), senior carpentry, received silver in carpentry


- Violet Taylor (Parkway), senior criminal justice, received silver in extemporaneous speaking


- Robert Hobart (Paulding), senior auto collision repair, received bronze in collision repair

 

More than 700 students competed at the SkillsUSA Regional competition in various divisions.

 

Vantage Career Center will have a total of 21 students representing Northwest Ohio at the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships on April 4 in Dayton, Ohio, and April 7-8 in Columbus.

 

Vantage wishes all our competitors the best of luck at SkillsUSA state competition.

 

We thank The West Bend News for reprint permission.

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