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SkillsUSA Members Shine at 2024 State Conference

SkillsUSA Members Shine at 2024 State Conference

Career & Technical Education students from Eastside and Southside technical centers performed well in this spring’s SkillsUSA contests, which were part of the 2024 state leadership conference April 17-20 in Louisville. Congratulations to all!

Eastside

  • Broadcast News Production – 1. Abby Barnes, Harris Hall, Ayden Hayes, and Alyx Fretthold; 2. Sunny Johnson, Riley Taylor, Jay Barnette, and Niles Geurtz
  • Crime Scene Investigation – 3. Zoe Fields, Luke Thompson, and Zach Morris
  • Firefighting – 2. Sash Newton; 3. Jacob Browning
  • Job Skills Demo - 3. Taylor Roney
  • Opening/Closing – 3. Abby Barnes, Alyssa Clem, Riley Taylor, Jane Staed, Grace Tomazic, Savannah Washburn, and Jaiden Neal
  • Power Equipment- 2. Gavin Cooper
  • T-Shirt Design – 3. David Ingram
  • Video Game Development – 1. Jane Staed and Wyatt Robinson
  • Video Production – 3. Ella Hart and Sophia Florez

Southside

  • Baking & Pastry Arts – 3. Iracel Damian Martinez
  • Cabinetmaking Design – 1. Jacob McCarty
  • Cake Decorating – 1. Promisse Helms
  • Career Pathways – 2. Miley Boblett, Zackary Dunn, and Iyanna Ross 
  • Carpentry 1 – 1. Cayden Kitchens
  • Culinary Arts – 1. Nicholas Brown
  • Debate – 2. Jamie Ritchie and Lidia Solis
  • Extemporaneous Writing – 2. Claire Lee
  • Health Knowledge Bowl – 2. Gabe Aghil, Karina Cruz, Jenny Lutchenko, and Ellie Thompson
  • Quiz Bowl – 3. Jackson Charlton, Landon Dye, Thomas Givan, Gabe Simpson, David Komprs, and Reece Thomson
  • Spelling – 3. Cooper Ford
  • Welding I – 1. John Calvin Parker; 2. Landon Dye
  • Wood Sculpture – 2. Skylar Clark

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure our country has a skilled workforce. As a nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle school, high school, and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations.


Contacts: Hunter Dean at Eastside and Daryn Morris at Southside