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Old Colony SkillsUSA participants win 19 District medals

Old Colony’s Chapter of Skills USA participated in the South District Skills Competition on March 13, 2008, at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. Over 600 students from the southeastern Massachusetts region competed. seventy-seven Old Colony students participated and captured 19 medals. The winning medalists were:

Bronze Medalists

  • Daniel Rounseville (Rochester) – Carpentry
  • Jade Worthington (Acushnet) – Computer Programming
  • Justin Nelson (Mattapoisett) – Electronic Applications
  • Michael Carberry (Rochester) – Electronics Technology
  • Matthew Willett (Carver) – Office Computer Applications
  • Alex Buckley (Rochester) – Precision Machining Technology
  • Adam Veary (East Freetown) & Alex Tironati (Freetown) – Web Design

Silver Medalists

  • Christopher Fisher (Carver) – Computer Programming
  • Ryan Rheaume (Acushnet) – Electronics Technology
  • Melissa Viera (Acushnet) – Nurse Assisting
  • Steve Verroneau (Acushnet) – Precision Machining Technology
  • Jake Shulenburg (Carver) – Electronic Applications

Gold Medalists

  • Brandon Camara (Mattapoisett) – Power Equipment Technology
  • Kendra Murray (Acushnet) – Office Computer Applications
  • William DeCosta (Mattapoisett) – Food and Beverage Service
  • Michael Poland (Lakeville) – Computer Programming
  • Robert Cost (Carver) – Culinary Arts
  • Brendan Begley (Lakeville) – Electronic Applications
  • Eli Reznekervitz (East Freetown) & Drew Bartlett (Lakeville) – Web Design

In addition to the skills contest medalists, Old Colony will be bringing two candidates for state officer. After a written test on Skills USA Knowledge, Etiquette, and Parliamentary Procedure, as well as a personal interview, our students are moving on to the election at the State Conference. The two nominees are Samantha Lucas, Lakeville (Culinary Arts) and Danielle Mahoney, Carver (Health Careers).

Congratulations to all participants and winners!