Posted Date: 06/01/2022
Recently, Mid-America Technology Center students competed at the annual Oklahoma SkillsUSA Skills Championships and Leadership Conference held in Tulsa. These students joined others from across Oklahoma to compete in more than 100 contests.
The MATC students who placed on the state level are as follows:
Blanchard: Daniel Clement, Gold – Grounds Equipment Maintenance (postsecondary), Building & Property Maintenance
Bridge Creek: Ruby Bryant, Silver – Horticulture, Horticulture Technician
Dibble: Cody Green-Myers, Bronze – Action Skills, Cyber Security
Elmore City: Emily Teakell, Gold – Floral Design, Horticulture Technician
Lexington: Brady Rillema, Bronze – Automotive Painting & Refinishing, Combination Collision Repair Technician
Lindsay: Landen Holman, Bronze – Carpet Maintenance, Building & PropertyMaintenance
Little Axe: Emma Price, Silver – Floral Design, Horticulture Technician
Braxton Pickens, Silver – Precision Machining, CNC Machinist
Maysville: Kegan Brooks, Gold – Cabinetmaking, Residential Carpentry
Newcastle: Tyson Shores, Gold – Precision Machining, CNC Machinist
Trinity Hulsey, Bronze – Job Skills Demonstration O, Cyber Security
Dalton Smith, Bronze – Sheet Metal, Residential HVAC Technician
Noble: Emma Birch, Gold – Customer Service, Horticulture Technician
Paoli: Gunner Manning, Gold – Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Officer
Pauls Valley: Teegan Jones, Gold – Floral Design-Job Readiness, Horticulture Technician
Teegan Jones, Gold – Prepared Speech-Job Readiness, Horticulture Technician
Mary Shaw, Silver – Floral Design-Job Readiness, Horticulture Technician
Purcell: Alex Venegas, Gold – Floral Design (postsecondary), Horticulture Technician
Avery Miller, Gold – Horticulture, Horticulture Technician
Stratford: Zane Pennington, Silver – ZTR Mower, Building & Property Maintenance
Jaden Alberson, Bronze – ZTR Mower, Building & Property Maintenance
Washington: Dominik Jackson, Gold – Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security
Zachary Rousey, Bronze – Extemporaneous Speaking, Cyber Security
Wayne: Eli Hobson, Gold – Small Engine Parts ID, Building & Property Maintenance
Joseph White, Silver – Standard Riding Mower, Building & Property Maintenance
Keagan Brooks, Gunner Manning, Emma Birch, and Dominik Jackson will be competing in their respective contests at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships, June 21st through June 26th in Atlanta, Georgia.
MATC also has two SkillsUSA State Officers, Ryan Sample, President, and Avery Miller, Reporter, who will be at this national conference where they will receive officer training and as Oklahoma delegates.
Avery will also participate in a new Landscape Demonstration event held by the National Association of Landscape Professionals Foundation with the intent to have this introduced as a competitive event at National SkillsUSA June 2023.
SkillsUSA is a national student organization that encourages students to develop career and leadership skills. The organization is affiliated with Oklahoma CareerTech System trade and industry education programs offered in high schools and technology centers across the state.
If you are currently looking for exciting classes for high school and adult students, quality business and industry training, or a new career, Mid-America Technology Center invites you to call us for more information at 405.449.3391 or visit us online at www.matech.edu.