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Mid-America Technology Center Students Medal at 2023 State SkillsUSA Conference

Posted Date: 06/05/2023

Mid-America Technology Center Students Medal at 2023 State SkillsUSA Conference

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:     Tristen Fleck, Gold – Engineering Technology Design (team event), Pre-Engineering          

Bridge Creek:       Carsyn Roe, Gold – Horticulture, Horticulture Technician

                              Joshua Kernop, Gold – Web Design & Development (team event), Cyber Security

Foster:      Dusti Grossnicklaus, Gold – Extemporaneous Speaking (postsecondary),

                  Horticulture Technician  

Goldsby:   Cadence Harris, Silver – Floral Design (postsecondary), Horticulture


Lexington:      Turner King, Gold – Horticulture (postsecondary), Horticulture


Lindsay:       McKenna Largent, Bronze – Horticulture, Horticulture Technician

Newcastle:      Nicole Aderhold, Gold – Floral Design (postsecondary), Horticulture Technician

                        Ashlyn Ward, Gold – Engineering Technology Design (team event),


                        Trinity Hulsey, Gold – Web Design & Development (team event), Cyber


                        Noah Dawson, Bronze – Sheet Metal, Residential HVAC Technician           

Noble:     Emma Birch, Gold – Customer Service, Horticulture Technician

                 Rykelle Harris, Bronze – Cabinet Making (postsecondary), Residential


Pauls Valley:   Maisy Lewis, Gold – Barbering, Cosmetologist

                          Eric Thompson, Silver – Sheet Metal, Residential HVAC Technician   

Purcell:     Kylee Field, Gold – Esthetics, Cosmetologist

                  Avery Miller, Gold – Horticulture, Horticulture Technician

                  Gabriella Kolsky, Silver – Floral Design, Horticulture Technician

Washington:         Aly Hobbs, Gold – Floral Design, Horticulture Technician

Wayne:     Braden McClendon, Silver – Zero Turning Radius Mower, Building &

                  Property Maintenance

Wynnewood:      Lydia Moore, Gold – Engineering Technology Design (team event),


          MATC students attending and competing at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships, June 19th through June 23rd in Atlanta, Georgia, are Emma Birch, Kylee Field, Tristen Fleck, Dusti Grossnicklaus, Maisy Lewis, Lydia Moore, Tyler Romash, and Ashlyn Ward.

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