GADSDEN, ALA.–Gadsden State Community College recently hosted technical students from nine counties in the Alabama SkillsUSA Northeast District Leadership and Skills Conference for secondary education.
Top five finishers in the leadership- and occupational-related competitions at the district level advance to the state conference April 23-25 in Birmingham. State winners advance to the national conference June 25-29 in Louisville, Kentucky.
Local medal winners: Automotive Service Technology–Gold, Jacob Sprayberry, Cherokee County Career Technology Center Silver, Gunnar Heath, Etowah Career Technology Center; Bronze, Logan Crawford, Earnest Pruett Center of Technology.
Diesel Equipment Technology–Gold, Brett Lacy, Earnest Pruett Center of Technology; Silver, JaMichael Wade, Cherokee County Career Technology Center Bronze, Jimmy Medley, Etowah Career Technology Center.
Job Skill Demonstration Open–Gold, Kelsey Dyson, Silver, Carmen Sanchez-Jaimes, Marshall Technical School; Bronze, Julie Wiggins, Cherokee County Career Silver, Leah Carr, Eric Jennings, Chandler Norton, Daniel Weaver, Paxton Williams, Cherokee County Career & Tech Center Bronze, Grace DiBenedetto, Dakota Mattox, Karli Marler, Jason Schofield, Austin Talley, Cullman Area Career Center. Related Technical Math–Gold, Chase Fowler, Arab High School; Silver, Hunter Miller, Marshall Technical School; Bronze, Jacob Dutton, Cherokee County Career & Tech Center.