This group of students from the Belmont and Harrison Career Centers, after placing at the regional level, will be competing in the 65th annual Ohio SkillsUSA state contest on April 11-12, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, service and health occupations.
Pictured, seated from left, are Macy Wise, Visual Graphics/Web Design, Barnesville, competing in web design; Kelsey Shaw, Allied Health Science, Union Local, competing in medical assisting; and Shawna Warner, Allied Health Science, Martins Ferry, competing in extemporaneous speaking.
Back row, from left, are Haley Fillon, Visual Graphics/Web Design, St. Clairsville, competing in photography; Jennifer Bonnette, Visual Graphics/Web Design, Martins Ferry, competing in advertising design; Ryan Mack, Visual Graphics/Web Design, Martins Ferry, competing in web design; and Kassi Roby, Dental Assisting, Union Local, competing in dental assisting.
Pictured separately, from Harrison Career Center, is Christie Shoemaker, Visual Graphics/Web Design, Harrison Central, competing in advertising design.
Also pictured separately, are St. Clairsville High School Drafting/CAD students Jared Jackson, left, competing in technical drafting and Josh Robinson, competing in architectural drafting.
First place winners at the state contest will advance to the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June. Debbie Hawthorne serves as Ohio SkillsUSA adviser for the Career Centers.