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Students Win at SkillsUSA Competition

Posted: Jun 2, 2010

Truckee Meadows Community College students won top honors at the SkillsUSA state championship held in Las Vegas April 28-30. The state competition includes over 40 separate leadership and skill contests.

The gold medal winners will compete at the national SkillsUSA Championships held in Kansas City, Mo., this month. TMCC medal winners are:

Jack Rhodes
SkillsUSA bronze medal winner - Automotive Technology

Katie Hildreth-Knapp
SkillsUSA gold medal winner - Commercial Baking

Michelle Jackson
SkillsUSA silver medal winner - Commercial Baking

Pam Bianco
SkillsUSA bronze medal winner - Commercial Baking

Andrea Garrett
SkillsUSA gold medal winner - Culinary Arts

Laura McKerrow
SkillsUSA silver medal winner - Culinary Arts

Tamalyn Rought
SkillsUSA bronze medal winner - Culinary Arts

Ryan Barney
SkillsUSA silver medal winner - Diesel Technology

Daniel Graham
SkillsUSA gold medal winner - Diesel Technology

Anthony Billett
SkillsUSA silver medal winner - Technical Drafting

Matthew Moorhead
SkillsUSA gold medal winner - Technical Drafting

Jordan Parks
SkillsUSA bronze medal winner – Welding

Chris Johnson
SkillsUSA silver medal winner - Welding

Started in 1967, the SkillsUSA Championships have grown from 54 competitors in three contests to more than 4,700 competitors in 84 hands-on skill and leadership contests. SkillsUSA adds contests to the SkillsUSA Championships to meet the demands of new and expanding occupations. One hundred and thirty different occupational areas are represented by SkillsUSA affiliated instructional programs.

TMCC is a comprehensive community college located in Reno, Nevada. The college serves more than 13,000 students each semester in 50 degree and certificate programs, and an additional 10,000 students annually in non-credit classes.



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