Category: 2005

2005-2006 Old Colony SkillsUSA Competition

On January 25, 2006, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School held its annual schoolwide SkillsUSA Awards Ceremony. Students in Old Colony’s twelve vocational training areas competed in twenty-one skill competitions covering various aspects of each vocational program. All award winners will now be eligible to compete at the district competition to be held March 2, 2006, at Upper Cape Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Result of the competition announced at an assembly on January 25, 2006:

Architectural Drafting
Gold Medalist – Baylee Ricci (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Jennifer Lewis (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Justin Pekham (Acushnet)
Finalist – Ryan Rodrigues (Acushnet)
Auto Service Technology
Gold Medalist – Nathan Dellecese (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Jason Gifford (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Michael Ferreira (Assonet)
Carpentry
Gold Medalist – Richard Pemberton (E. Freetown)
Silver Medalist – Brandon Dion(Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Harrie Ashley (E. Freetown)
Finalist – Scott Hooley (Lakeville)
Commercial Baking
Gold Medalist – Nicholas Shepler (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Madeleine Lafleur (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Jonathan Denham (Rochester)
Finalist – Joshua Pinzino (Acushnet)
Computer Maintenance Technology
Gold Medalist – Cullen Fahey (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Derek Crippen (Mattapoisett)
Bronze Medalist – Sean Doyle (Carver)
Finalist – Jared Galvin (Assonet)
Cosmetology Stylist (Over 500 hours)
Gold Medalist Stylist: Nicole Doyle (E. Freetown)
Silver Medalist Stylist: Holly Tomkiewicz (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist
Stylist: Kindsey Ciacci (Acushnet)
Finalist – Stylist: Johnelle Roderick (Acushnet)
Cosmetology Stylist (Under 500 hours)
Gold Medalist –
Stylist: Chelsey Espinola (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist –
Stylist: Danielle Leary (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist –
Stylist: Melissa Jones (Freetown)
Finalist –
Stylist: Yahaira Robles-Fero (Rochester)
Culinary Arts
Gold Medalist – Jennifer Frates (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Andre Arsenault (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Robert Cost (Carver)
Finalist – Erin Mello (Acushnet)
Electronic Applications
Gold Medalist – Jake Shulenburg (Carver)
Silver Medalist – James Cornwall (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Kevin Burns (Carver)
Finalist Medalist – Keith McAvoy (Assonet)
Electronic Technology
Gold Medalist – Robert Loesher (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Amanda Murdoch (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Justin Nelson (Mattapoisett)
Finalist Medalist – Michael Carberry (Rochester)
Graphic Communications
Gold Medalist – Melissa Almeida (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Hannah Savaria (Rochester)
Bronze Medalist – Meghan Silva (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Dominique Tate (Lakeville)
Nail Care
Gold Medalist – Angela Crowley (E. Freetown)
Silver Medalist – Ashley Bianchini (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Krystle Boulanger (Rochester)
Finalist Medalist – Cassandra Marujo (Acushnet)
Nurse Assistant & Orderly
Gold Medalist – Vicky Fernandes (E. Freetown)
Silver Medalist – Kathryn Lawton (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Jared Jacobs (Carver)
Finalist – Rebecca Dexter (Carver)
Precision Machining Technology
Gold Medalist – Steve Cleary (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Ross Ferreira (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Dwight McCombe (Rochester)
Finalist – Mathew Hudon (Acushnet)
Residential Wiring
Gold Medalist – David O’Brien (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Alexander Knox (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Hopkinson (Mattapoisett)
Finalist – Kyle Nelson (Rochester)
Technical Computer Applications
Gold Medalist – Zachary Card (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Christopher Fisher (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Michael Poland (Lakeville)
Finalist – Thomas Ouellette (E. Freetown)
Technical Drafting
Gold Medalist – Jonathan Delgado (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Michael Ricardo (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Ryan J. St. Pierre (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nikolas J. Baccelli (E. Freetown)
Web Design
Gold Medalist – Jeffrey Cormier (Acushnet)
Gold Medalist – Christopher Kirk (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Kyle O’Neill (Lakeville)
Silver Medalist – Keith Morgado (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Adam Veary (Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Matthew Willett (Carver)
Finalist Medalist – Michael Cormier (Mattapoisett)
Finalist Medalist – Nicholas DeBrum (Lakeville)
Welding
Gold Medalist – Shawn Carvalho (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Joshua Craig (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Lang (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Paul Berube (Assonet)
Computer Programing
Gold Medalist – David Cook (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Jamie Pooler (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Bryant Hampston (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Brandin Duarte (Acushnet)
Food and Beverage Service
Gold Medalist – Jennifer Babineau (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Stephany Kendrick (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Raquel Alphonse (Acushnet)
Finalist Medalist – Jessica DeSousa (Acushnet)
Air Cooled Engine Technology
Gold Medalist – Travis Lalli (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Christopher Jones (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Brandon Camara (Mattapoisett)
Finalist Medalist – Eric Laraia (E.Freetown)
All award winners will now be eligible compete at the Skills USA District Conference to be held at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in Bourne, MA, on March 2, 2006.

Old Colony SkillsUSA Officers – (2005-2006)

Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School held an election to select SkillsUSA officers from the membership. Massachusetts SkillsUSA is a national organization which sponsors competitions for students at local, regional, state, national, and international levels. Each year, students from Old Colony represent the school in competition.

The following students have been elected as officers in our Chapter for the 2005-2006 school year:

SkillsUSA Officers for 2005-2006

Officer Elected Office Town
Andre Arsenault President Acushnet
Sarah Roberts Vice-President Freetown
Erin Mello Secretary Acushnet
Nicole Doyle Treasurer Freetown
Luke Capola Reporter Lakeville
Mari Mitchell Parliamentarian Lakeville
Desiree Genard Historian Acushnet

2004-2005 Old Colony Freshman SkillsUSA Contest

The annual Freshman SkillsUSA Contest Award Ceremony was held in the school’s Cafetorium on June 9, 2005. SkillsUSA advisors Mr. Ashley and Mr. Miranda announced the winners from each shop and presented them with a SkillsUSA medallion.

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Architectural Drafting
Gold Medalist – Ryan Rodrigues
Silver Medalist – Justin Peckham
Bronze Medalist – Kevin Sferazza
Auto Service Technology
Gold Medalist – Chad Conlon
Silver Medalist – Matthew Pacheco
Bronze Medalist – Shaun White
Carpentry
Gold Medalist – Justin Perreira
Silver Medalist – Keith Vieira
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Cardin
Cosmetology
Gold Medalist – Shawna Almeida
Silver Medalist – Michelina Bobrowiecki
Bronze Medalist – Sarah Young
Culinary Arts
Gold Medalist – Robert Cost
Silver Medalist – Kelsey Pereira
Bronze Medalist – Jessica Demilio
Electronic Technology
Gold Medalist – Nicholas Phelps
Silver Medalist – Christine Hagerty
Bronze Medalist – Justin Nelson
Graphic Communications
Gold Medalist – Ashlee Secour
Health Careers
Gold Medalist – Chantal Silva
Silver Medalist – Courtney Camara
Bronze Medalist – Carolyn Lelievre
Precision Machining Technology
Gold Medalist – Nicholas Howes
Silver Medalist – Christopher Perry
Bronze Medalist – Nicholas Rice
Electrical
Gold Medalist – Tomas O’Brien
Silver Medalist – Benjamin Crowner
Bronze Medalist – Michael Nunes
Computer Information Technology
Gold Medalist – Zachary Card
Silver Medalist – Matthew Willett
Bronze Medalist – Michael Poland
Technical Drafting
Gold Medalist – Jonathan Delgado
Silver Medalist – Mike DePaolo
Welding
Gold Medalist – Joshua Lang
Silver Medalist – Andrew Lyonnais
Bronze Medalist – Paul Berube
Power Mechanics
Gold Medalist – Brandon Camara
Silver Medalist – Travis Lalli

r David J. Ferreira congratulated the students and encouraged them to strive for excellence.

The winning students from each shop are listed below:

 

Old Colony students win 3 medals at SkillsUSA State Competition

On April 28-30, 2005, Old Colony’s Chapter of Skills-USA participated in the state Skills Championships and Leadership Conference in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Fifteen students represented OC and competed against the finest vocational students in the state. Old Colony had a great showing, as its students took home a gold medal and 2 silver medals. Congratulations to all of the students who participated!

In the inaugural Web Design competition, the team of Jeffrey Golenski (senior) and Jeffrey Cormier (sophomore), both of Acushnet, took the Gold Medal. The two state champions will now compete for national recognition at the Skills USA National Skills Championships and Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, from June 20-25, 2005.
In Graphic Communications, Jessica Card (Carver) was awarded the Silver Medal.
In the Nursing Assistant and Orderly competition, Jennifer Howes (Lakeville) won the Silver Medal.

2005 SkillsUSA District Competition

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:

GOLD 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

SILVER MEDALS:

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

BRONZE MEDALS:

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.

2004-2005 Old Colony SkillsUSA Competition

On February 7, 2005, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School held its annual schoolwide SkillsUSA Awards Ceremony. Students in Old Colony’s twelve vocational training areas competed in twenty-one skill competitions covering various aspects of each vocational program. All award winners will now be eligible to compete at the district competition to be held March 2, 2005, at Upper Cape Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Result of the competition announced at an assembly on February 7, 2005:

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Architectural Drafting
Gold Medalist – Ryan Pimental (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Brandon Deneault (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Jennifer Lewis (Lakeville)
Finalist – Andrew Reale (Acushnet)
Auto Machine Shop
Gold Medalist – Matthew Nye (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Timothy Auguston (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Michael Ferreira (Freetown)
Auto Service Technology
Gold Medalist – Gordon Boardman (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Joshua Sorensen (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Russell Michaud (Acushnet)
Carpentry
Gold Medalist – Matthew Gonneville (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Matthew Lowery (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Harrie Ashley (E. Freetown)
Finalist – Nathan Makuch (Acushnet)
Commercial Baking
Gold Medalist – Jonathan Denham (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Cory Costa-Enos (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Pinzino (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nicholas Shepler (Acushnet)
Computer Maintenance Technology
Gold Medalist – Derek Crippen (Mattapoisett)
Silver Medalist – Jared Galvin (Freetown)
Cosmetology Stylist (Over 500 hours)
Gold Medalist – Stylist: Shannon Pacheco (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stylist: Jessica St. Pierre (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Stylist: Rhiannon White (Acushnet)
Finalist – Stylist: Ashley Deterra (Acushnet)
Cosmetology Stylist (Under 500 hours)
Gold Medalist – Stylist: Johnelle Roderick (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stylist: Jessica Frates (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Stylist: Jamie Lane (Lakeville)
Finalist – Stylist: Cassandra Marujo (Acushnet)
Culinary Arts
Gold Medalist – Erin Mello (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Andre Arsenault (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Desiree Genard (Acushnet)
Finalist – Mari Mitchell (Lakeville)
Electronic Applications
Gold Medalist – Amanda Murdoch (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stephen Mello (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Robert Loesher (Carver)
Finalist Medalist – Keith McAvoy (Freetown)
Electronic Technology
Gold Medalist – Herbert George (Lakeville)
Silver Medalist – Perry Wood (Rochester)
Graphic Communications
Gold Medalist – Jessica Card (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Steffanie Neal (Rochester)
Nail Care
Gold Medalist – Melissa Creed (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Melissa Franco (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Katelyn Ryan (Carver)
Nurse Assistant & Orderly
Gold Medalist – Jennifer Howes (Lakeville)
Silver Medalist – Kerrie Rousseau (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Jared Jacobs (Carver)
Finalist – Lee-Ann Teixeira (Acushnet)
Precision Machining Technology
Gold Medalist – Joshua Szlegler (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Daniel Rittenhouse (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Matthew Milka (Rochester)
Finalist – Andre Fournier (Acushnet)
Residential Wiring
Gold Medalist – David O’Brien (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Alexander Knox (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Hopkinson (Mattapoisett)
Finalist – Daniel Oliveria (Carver)
Technical Computer Applications
Gold Medalist – Chris Kirk (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Lisa Ellis (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Rebecca Viera (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nicholas DeBrum (Lakeville)
Technical Drafting
Gold Medalist – Corey T. Silveira (Mattapoisett)
Silver Medalist – Dereck B. Deschamps (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Ryan J. St. Pierre (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nikolas J. Baccelli (E. Freetown)
Web Design
Gold Medalist – Jeffrey Golenski (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Jeffrey Cormier (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Kyle O’Neill (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Michael Cormier (Mattapoisett)
Welding
Gold Medalist – Shawn Carvalho (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Bancroft Ellis (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Stephen Standish (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Brian Chasse (Acushnet)

2004-2005 Old Colony SkillsUSA Competition

On February 7, 2005, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School held its annual schoolwide SkillsUSA Awards Ceremony. Students in Old Colony’s twelve vocational training areas competed in twenty-one skill competitions covering various aspects of each vocational program. All award winners will now be eligible to compete at the district competition to be held March 2, 2005, at Upper Cape Regional Vocational Technical High School.

Result of the competition announced at an assembly on February 7, 2005:

(Click images for larger view)

Architectural Drafting
Gold Medalist – Ryan Pimental (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Brandon Deneault (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Jennifer Lewis (Lakeville)
Finalist – Andrew Reale (Acushnet)
Auto Machine Shop
Gold Medalist – Matthew Nye (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Timothy Auguston (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Michael Ferreira (Freetown)
Auto Service Technology
Gold Medalist – Gordon Boardman (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Joshua Sorensen (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Russell Michaud (Acushnet)
Carpentry
Gold Medalist – Matthew Gonneville (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Matthew Lowery (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Harrie Ashley (E. Freetown)
Finalist – Nathan Makuch (Acushnet)
Commercial Baking
Gold Medalist – Jonathan Denham (Rochester)
Silver Medalist – Cory Costa-Enos (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Pinzino (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nicholas Shepler (Acushnet)
Computer Maintenance Technology
Gold Medalist – Derek Crippen (Mattapoisett)
Silver Medalist – Jared Galvin (Freetown)
Cosmetology Stylist (Over 500 hours)
Gold Medalist – Stylist: Shannon Pacheco (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stylist: Jessica St. Pierre (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Stylist: Rhiannon White (Acushnet)
Finalist – Stylist: Ashley Deterra (Acushnet)
Cosmetology Stylist (Under 500 hours)
Gold Medalist – Stylist: Johnelle Roderick (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stylist: Jessica Frates (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Stylist: Jamie Lane (Lakeville)
Finalist – Stylist: Cassandra Marujo (Acushnet)
Culinary Arts
Gold Medalist – Erin Mello (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Andre Arsenault (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Desiree Genard (Acushnet)
Finalist – Mari Mitchell (Lakeville)
Electronic Applications
Gold Medalist – Amanda Murdoch (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Stephen Mello (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Robert Loesher (Carver)
Finalist Medalist – Keith McAvoy (Freetown)
Electronic Technology
Gold Medalist – Herbert George (Lakeville)
Silver Medalist – Perry Wood (Rochester)
Graphic Communications
Gold Medalist – Jessica Card (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Steffanie Neal (Rochester)
Nail Care
Gold Medalist – Melissa Creed (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Melissa Franco (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Katelyn Ryan (Carver)
Nurse Assistant & Orderly
Gold Medalist – Jennifer Howes (Lakeville)
Silver Medalist – Kerrie Rousseau (Carver)
Bronze Medalist – Jared Jacobs (Carver)
Finalist – Lee-Ann Teixeira (Acushnet)
Precision Machining Technology
Gold Medalist – Joshua Szlegler (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Daniel Rittenhouse (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Matthew Milka (Rochester)
Finalist – Andre Fournier (Acushnet)
Residential Wiring
Gold Medalist – David O’Brien (Carver)
Silver Medalist – Alexander Knox (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Joshua Hopkinson (Mattapoisett)
Finalist – Daniel Oliveria (Carver)
Technical Computer Applications
Gold Medalist – Chris Kirk (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Lisa Ellis (E. Freetown)
Bronze Medalist – Rebecca Viera (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nicholas DeBrum (Lakeville)
Technical Drafting
Gold Medalist – Corey T. Silveira (Mattapoisett)
Silver Medalist – Dereck B. Deschamps (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Ryan J. St. Pierre (Acushnet)
Finalist – Nikolas J. Baccelli (E. Freetown)
Web Design
Gold Medalist – Jeffrey Golenski (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Jeffrey Cormier (Acushnet)
Bronze Medalist – Kyle O’Neill (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Michael Cormier (Mattapoisett)
Welding
Gold Medalist – Shawn Carvalho (Acushnet)
Silver Medalist – Bancroft Ellis (Lakeville)
Bronze Medalist – Stephen Standish (Lakeville)
Finalist Medalist – Brian Chasse (Acushnet)

2005 SkillsUSA National Championships – Web Design

The team of Jeffrey Golenski (senior) and Jeffrey Cormier (sophomore), both of Acushnet, made the entire Old Colony community proud as they won the Bronze Medal at the annual SkillsUSA National Championships, held in Kansas City, Missouri, from June 21-24, 2005. Competing in the Web Design competition, Jeff G. & Jeff C. completed a written test, organized a storyboard, participated in an interview with judges, and created a functional website for a non-profit organization. Representing Massachusetts, the Old Colony team placed third (behing New Jersey & Oregon) in a field of 32 teams of the top high school web designers in the country.

The winners of the annual SkillsUSA Championships in WEB DESIGN were announced Friday evening, June 24, 2005 at the Awards Ceremony of the fortieth SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The Conference was held June 21 � June 24, 2005, at the Municipal Auditorium, the Kemper Arena, H. Roe Bartle Hall, the downtown Marriott and the downtown Radisson in Kansas City, Missouri. Over 4, 600 outstanding career and technical education students joined in the excitement of the hands-on competition in eighty different trade, technical, and leadership fields.

Working against the clock and each other, the participants proved their expertise in job skills for occupations such as electronics, technical drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. There were also competitions in leadership skills, such as extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedures.

SkillsUSA is the national organization for students in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations education. It sponsors the SkillsUSA Championships annually to recognize the achievements of career and technical education students and to encourage them to strive for excellence and pride in their chosen occupations.

The contests are planned by technical committees made up of representatives of labor and management and are designed to test the skills need for a successful entry-level performance in given occupational fields. Safety practices and procedure � an area of great concern to labor and management alike � are judged and graded and constitute a portion of a contestant’s score.

The Web Design contest evaluated each contestant’s preparation for employment and recognizes outstanding students for excellence and professionalism in the field of Web design. Two-person teams assume the roles of Web Designer, Webmaster and Web Developer. The 2005 contest requires each team to build a completely function Web site for a non-profit agency. The focus will be on Web Site accessibility.

The members of the national technical committee for the Web Design contest include CHAIR Bill Cullifer, World Organization of Webmasters (CA); Kirsti Aho, Macromedia (CA); Lisa Deakes, Adobe Systems Inc. (CA); Philip Ledgerwood (MO); Steve Loethen, MicroSoft Corporation (KS); Bob Schoenherr, Systems Inc. (CA); and Evelyn Zahas (MD). Other supporting organizations include Adobe.