Category: 2010

Old Colony SkillsUSA participants win 2 State medals – (5/3/10)

Old Colony’s SkillsUSA Chapter participated in the Skills USA Massachusetts State Skills and Leadership Conference in Marlboro, MA, from April 29 – May 1, 2010. Competing against vocational students from across the state, Old Colony sent 20 students and won two medals in the various competitions. The winning OC medalists were:

Bronze Medalists

  • Welding: Travis Desrosiers (Acushnet)
  • Chapter Display:
  • Lacey Cabral (Acushnet)
  • Megan Moniz (Acushnet)
  • Brian Poland (Lakeville)
  • Brian Wohler (Lakeville)

The Old Colony SkillsUSA Chapter is led by Co-Advisors John Mare and Steven Miranda.

Student of the Month – May 2010

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Automotive Kenneth Matias Acushnet
CAD Jocelin Westgate Acushnet
Computer Info Systems Matthew Sheehy Carver
Cosmetology Molly Foster Freetown
Culinary Arts Courtney Littman Carver
Electrical Wade Cordeiro Lakeville
Electronics Mitchell Galley Rochester
Graphic Comm. Robert Ouellette Freetown
Health Careers Amanda Frey Acushnet
House & Mill Carpentry Daniel Sherman Acushnet
Metal Fabrication Daniel Bilunas Lakeville

Student of the Month – April 2010:

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CAD – Drafting Nicole Jackson Lakeville
Computer Info Systems Christopher Mareiro Acushnet
Cosmetology Chelsea Cormier Acushnet
Electrical Frederick Murphy Carver
Electronics Nicholas Perez Carver
House & Mill Carpentry Justin Stevens Lakeville
Machine & Tool Joseph Card Carver
Metal Fabrication Victor Hayhurst Carver

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.

Student of the Month – March 2010

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Automotive Tyler Desrosiers Acushnet
CAD – Drafting Jordan Frey Rochester
Computer Info Systems Brandon Charles Acushnet
Cosmetology Courtney Chaves Lakeville
Culinary Arts Brittanie Frye Acushnet
Electrical Milton Bradley Freetown
Electronics Ryan Rheaume Acushnet
Health Careers Olivia Cenerizio Acushnet
House & Mill Carpentry Jared Davoli Lakeville
Metal Fabrication Brandon Faria Acushnet

OC girls attend Sports Day in Boston

Old Colony was represented at the Massachusetts Celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feburary 5, 2010, by Acushnet residents Jocelin Westage and Lauren Golda. High Schools across the Commonwealth were invited to send two female athletes to represent their school. The ceremony was held at Faneuil Hall, Boston. Four “Massachusetts Women in Athletics Distinguished Service Award” winners were honored during the ceremony.

Student of the Month – February 2010

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Automotive Jesse Taylor Carver
CAD – Drafting Ryan Therrien Rochester
Computer Info Systems Robert Dupre Lakeville
Cosmetology Molly Medeiros Freetown
Culinary Arts Christopher Norcross Freetown
Electrical Nicholas Tello Carver
Electronics Brian Wohler Lakeville
Graphic Comm. & Design Jessica Spangler Mattapoisett
Health Careers Olivia Young Lakeville
House & Mill Carpentry Timothy Manny Freetown
Machine & Tool Colby Robertson Carver
Metal Fabrication Dakota Mackenzie Carver

Student of the Month – January 2010

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Automotive Myles DeMello Rochester
CAD – Drafting Jeremy Mare Acushnet
Computer Info Systems Brianna Costa Acushnet
Cosmetology Brielle Dubois Lakeville
Culinary Arts Spencer Grace Mattapoisett
Electrical Courtney DeMilio Acushnet
Electronics Brian Wohler Lakeville
Graphic Communication and Design Jessica Balboni Carver
Health Careers Amanda Johnson Acushnet
House & Mill Carpentry Cody Galavotti Lakeville
Machine & Tool Kyle Fager Carver
Metal Fabrication Jason Wood Carver