On March 2, 2005, sixty-two student-members of Old Colony’s Chapter of Skills-USA participated in the district competition held at Upper Cape Regional Vocational Technical High School in Bourne, MA. Old Colony pitted its skills and knowledge in 18 trade areas against other area vocational schools. The Cougars’ efforts were well rewarded, as Old Colony competitors took home 5 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals. Congratulations to all competing students!
The following Old Colony students received medals:
Amanda Murdoch (Acushnet) – Electronics Apps.
Jessica Card (Carver) -Graphic Communications
Kerri Rousseau (Acushnet) – Nurse Assisting
Andre Fournier (Acushnet) – Precision Mach. Tech.
Team: Kyle O’Neil (Lakeville) & Michael Cormier (Mattapoisett) – Web Design
Stephen Standish (Lakeville) – Welding
Stephen Mello (Lakeville) – Electronics Applications
Melissa Franco (Acushnet) – Nail Care
Jennifer Howes (Lakeville) – Nurse Assisting
Team: Jeffery Golenski (Acushnet) & Jeffery Cormier (Acushnet) – Web Design
Gordon Boardman (Acushnet) – Automotive Machine Shop
Shannon Pacheco (Acushnet) – Cosmetology (+500)
Robert Loesher (Carver) – Electronics Applictions
Perry Wood (Rochester) – Electronics Technology
Chris Kirk (Acushnet) – Technical Computer Apps.
All the award winners are now eligble to compete for the state championships to be held in Marlboro, MA, on May 1-3, 2005.