Ten CTE students earned top 3 places in the SkillsUSA regional competition, held February 2 at Morrisville State College, and are now eligible to compete in the New York State competition in April.
The students were among more than 40 MOBOCES students from 10 CTE programs who attended the regional event, competing in 23 different contests. They competed against 900 students from 18 high schools in more than 60 events.
The 10 state qualifiers are: Grant Mair, Cavan Woodcock, Zachary Coleman, Nicole Gartrell, Madson Newton, Hannah Barringer, Mayara Cantao, Casey Griffin, Marshall Rosenthal, Dominic Stith, Taylor Dixon and Zachary Strong. They represent eight competitions and four CTE programs.
Students going on to states this year are from Canastota, Hamilton, Morrisville-Eaton, Oneida, Rome and Vernon-Verona-Sherrill.
SkillsUSA is an education-industry partnership that engages students in technical skills competitions and fosters leadership development.
Below is the list of students who finished in the top 5 of their event this year: