Eighteen Texas High School Students Advance to Skills USA State Leadership & Skills Competition

SkillsUSA Video Production Winners: Remington Cook, Hollan Borowitz, Caleb Coleman, Emma Burns

Eighteen Texas High School students are now advancing to the SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership & Skills Competition given their Top Three placement and high scoring during the February 6-8 District competition in Waco, TX. SkillsUSA has 13 districts within the state. Texas High School is part of District 5 which is made up of 28 counties in the East Texas area.

Student winners by category include:
Building Trades
Building Maintenance – Jaylon Gamble (Gold Medal); Construction Materials Identification – Team of Luis Barbosa & Kirsten Tippin (Silver Medal). Coached by Rachelle Corrington.

Criminal Justice
Felony Traffic Stop – Team of Kullen Bookout & Ashleigh Hall (Bronze Medal). Coached by Michelle Shannon.

Culinary Arts
Aaron Clubine (Silver Medal). Coached by Cory House.

Early Childhood Education
Haleigh Hamilton (Gold Medal); Victoria Hernandez (Silver Medal). Coached by Maurice Oldham.

Leadership Job Exhibits
“Member Notebook” – Miriam Toure; “Photo Panel” – Johnathan Willis. Both Advancing. Coached by Amber Pipes.

Video Production
Broadcast News – Team of Hollan Borowitz, Emma Burns, Caleb Coleman & Remington Cook (Silver Medal); Television Video – Team of Kara Jeffries & Assad Malik (Gold Medal). Coached by Charles Aldridge & Clint Smith.

Video Production Job Exhibits
Remington Cook, Tylicia Crutchfield, Alexis Davis, Colton Minter. All Advancing. Coached by Charles Aldridge & Clint Smith.

The SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership & Skills State Competition will be on April 2-5 in Corpus Christie, TX.

SkillsUSA Medalists: Victoria Hernandez, Aaron Clubin, Miriam Toure, Kara Jeffries, Johnathan Willis, Assad Malik, Jaylon Gamble, Kullen Bookout, Ashleigh Hall, Luis Barbosa, Kirstin Tippin. Not pictured: Alexis Davis, Tylicia Crutchfield, Hailey Hamilton, Colton Minter

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It improves the quality of America’s skilled workshop through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training.

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