A delegation of 46 students, 19 student assistants and all staff members represented and assisted Sentinel Career and Technology Center at the northwest Ohio regional SkillsUSA competition and conference at Sentinel Feb. 17. Twenty-seven students have qualified to advance to the Ohio SkillsUSA
competition April 27-28 in Columbus by placing first, second or third in their skill competitions.
Seventeen students placed first in their competition, including Brittany Flint, cosmetology, a senior in cosmetology from Columbian High School; Ricardo Galvan, automotive service tech, a senior in automotive technology from Fostoria High School; Austin Harrison, industrial motor control, a senior in electrical trades from Hopewell-Loudon High School; Brandon Hicks, carpentry, a senior in building trades from Columbian; Steven Jordan, first aid/CPR, a senior in public safety from Columbian; Jason Lucius, collision repair, a junior in collision repair technology from New Riegel High School; Kacie O'Donnell, job interview, a junior in public safety from Columbian; Joshua Reed, automotive refinishing, a senior in collision repair technology from Seneca East High School; Tyler Tyree, criminal justice, a senior in public safety from Hopewell-Loudon; the health knowledge bowl team, all from the medical technology program, Taylor Nye, junior from Old Fort High School, William Roe, senior from Columbian, Melanie Scherger, senior from St. Wendelin High School, and Alexis Schwilk, junior from Upper Sandusky High School; and the TeamWorks team of Trevor Nye, senior in building trades from New Riegel, Stephen Swander, a senior in building trades from Columbian, Dustin Wagner, a senior in building trades from New Riegel, and Nathan Wilhelm, a senior in electrical trades from Hopewell-Loudon.
Second-place winners included Josselyn Cook, nurse assisting, a senior in medical technology from Columbian; and the crime scene investigation team, all from the junior public safety program and include Hollie Alexander from Seneca East, Micaela Barth from Upper Sandusky and Justin Hoover from Columbian.
Third-place winners included Zoe Dolch, cosmetology, senior in cosmetology from Columbian; Marissa Kirian, CNC turning, a junior in precision machining from Hopewell-Loudon; Chase Perry, residential wiring, a senior in building trades from Upper Sandusky; Austin Rodriguez, Job Skill Demo A, a senior in automotive technology from Columbian; Daytona Swartz, nurse assisting, a senior in medical from Upper Sandusky; and Paige Webb, prepared speech, a senior in collision repair technology from Old Fort.
Other Sentinel students who participated included: from Bettsville, Cole Paxton, a senior in electrical trades; from Bridges Community Academy, Travis Hickman, a junior in computer communications network technician; from Columbian, Thomas Elchert, a junior in public safety, and Bryan Spencer, a senior in computer-aided design; from Fostoria, Kendra Bechtel, a senior in medical technology, Zachery Freed, a senior in welding, and Tyshea Perkins, a senior in cosmetology; from Hopewell-Loudon, Shailee Bentz, a senior in CCNT, and Arion Tiell, a junior in medical technology; from Mohawk, High School, Kalene Goist,a senior in medical technology, Kyle Marquis, a senior in computer-aided design, and Danielle Sammet, a junior in medical technology; from New Riegel, Sarah Faber, a junior in cosmetology, Jacob Lucius, a senior in precision machining, and Zachary Reinhart, a senior in precision machining; from Seneca East, Jacob Cook, a senior in building trades, and Courtney Shepherd, a junior in cosmetology; and from Upper Sandusky, John Conn, a senior in CCNT, and Danica Manns, a senior in cosmetology.
Sentinel is to send a delegation of about 57 students to the Ohio SkillsUSA state competition and conference. Students who place first in their category at the state competition are to advance to national competition.