ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Aberdeen High School chapter of SkillsUSA competed in the state conference this past weekend (April 11th through 13th) and came home with twelve state medals including four state champions and over $1,500 in prizes. Aberdeen High School’s state champions have qualified to compete at the national conference to be held in Kansas City, MO this June.
Erika Nelson, Washington State SkillsUSA President, announced that she would be running for SkillsUSA National Officer in Kansas City, MO. this June. It is Erika’s goal to follow in the footsteps of former Bobcats and SkillsUSA National Officers Katie Grimnes and Karmen Ayres.
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Also attending the conference and serving as Washington State SkillsUSA Vice President was Nicole Tanselli. Nicole has serve two years as a SkillsUSA state officer.
The Aberdeen High School Chapter of SkillsUSA will be hosting a Cowboy Bar-B-Que Wednesday May 22nd in the commons at Aberdeen High School from 6PM to 8PM. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any SkillsUSA member. The Aberdeen Chapter of SkillsUSA will be trying to raise $10,000 to send six students and two advisors to the national conference in Kansas City MO. If you are interested in helping to make this goal a reality, please send any donations to; Aberdeen High School attn: SkillsUSA National Fund, 410 North “G” Street Aberdeen WA 98520.
State Champions are;
Riley Talevich – Electrical Construction Wiring
Kellen Schroeder – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Kellen Schroeder – Major Appliance Repair
Jenna Prater & Kristina Davis – Audio Production
Tommy Ryan – Major Appliance Repair
Tommy Ryan – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Tommy Ryan – Electrical Construction Wiring
Selena Alvarado & Daniel Sipe – Audio Production
Selena Alvarado, Dakota Mullikin, Erika Nelson, Stephanie Boone and Gabby Richters – Quiz Bowl
Kellen Schroeder & Dakota Mullikin – Audio Production
Riley Talevich – Major Appliance Repair
Riley Talevich – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Other students who attended and competed at the state conference are;
Austin Mullikin – Automotive Service
Vicky Eliason – Community Service
Andre Nelson – Community Service
Josh Byle – Electrical Construction Wiring