ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Technical Center students came home with 14 medals after attending a statewide skills and leadership competition in Bangor March 12 and 13.
Thirty-seven students attended the SkillsUSA Leadership and Championship Convention. Awards for each medalist ranged from $2,000 to $5,000. There were 600 competitors overall.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. For more information, go to www.skillsmaine.org or www.skillsusa.org.
HCTC medal winners at SkillsUSA Leadership and Championship Convention were:
Andrew Joyce: Television Video Production
Matthew Fickett: Television Video Production
Theresa Rainey: Job Skill Demonstration
Katelyn Eaton: Job Skill Demonstration
Kayla Blanchard: State Officer – President
Elizabeth Emerson: State Officer – Vice President
Clarissa Westleigh: State Officer – Secretary
Nathan Tracy: Video Product Development
Dylan Howard: Video Product Development
Harold Littlefield: Power Equipment Technology
Daniel Dodge: TechPrep Showcase
Kody Carlisle: TechPrep Showcase
William Shepherd: TechPrep Showcase
Jason Levandoski: Computer Maintenance Technology