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Old Colony SkillsUSA participants win 21 District medals – (3/2/10)

Old Colony’s Chapter of Skills USA participated in the South District Skills Competition on February 24, 2010, at Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech. Hundreds of students from seven southeastern Massachusetts vocational-technical high schools competed. Old Colony students did an outstanding job and captured 21 medals in the 20 contests they participated in.

The winning District medalists were:

Bronze Medalists

Megan Moniz (Acushnet) – Advertising Design
Amanda Lemieux (Rochester) – Customer Service
Brian Poland (Lakeville) – Electronics Technology
Lacey Cabral (Acushnet) – Cosmetology(Under 500 hours)
Phillip Chasse (Acushnet) – Precision Machining Technology
Arthur Moniz (Acushnet) – Welding

Silver Medalists

  • Jarred Varao (Acushnet) – Commercial Baking
  • Robert Daniel (Acushnet) – Computer Programming
  • Jacob Cornell – (E. Freetown) Electronics Technology
  • Holley Taylor – (Carver) Architectural Drafting
  • Jake Rutter (Acushnet) – Carpentry
  • Nolan Bernier – (E. Freetown) Food and Beverage Service
  • Elijah Faulkner (Acushnet) – Office Computer Applications
  • Jarod Ferreira (Acushnet) – Precision Machining Technology
  • Zachary Bernard (E. Freetown) & Timothy Bergenheim (Rochester) – Web Design

Gold Medalists

  • Chelsea Bonenfant (Carver) – Cosmetology (Over 500 hrs.)
  • Ryan Rheaume (Acushnet) – Electronics Applications
  • Chance Avery (Carver) – Automotive Service Technology
  • Jeremy Mare (Lakeville) – Technical Drafting
  • Travis Desrosiers (Acushnet) – Welding
  • Kyle LeBlanc (Acushnet) & Brandon Charles (Acushnet) – Web Design

Congratulations to all participants and winners!

All Gold and Silver Medalists will now be eligible compete at the Skills USA State Leadership and Skills Conference to be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School in Upton, MA on April 29-May 1, 2010.