BCC SkillsUSA students qualify for state

BCC SkillsUSA students qualify for state

The BCC Cosmo Team is advancing to the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships in April.


A number of Buckeye Career Center students are advancing to the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships in April. BCC hosted the Southeast Regional SkillsUSA competition on Feb. 22.

Gold medal winners from BCC include Nickell Anderson (Indian Valley) in Esthetics, Kelci Manbeck (Conotton Valley) in Cosmetology, Nolan Porter (New Philadelphia) in Job Skill Demo and David Broderick (Conotton Valley) in Industrial Motor Control.

Silver winners include Amanda Byler (Carrollton) in Nail Care; Ethan Burchett (BCC), Jordan Keith (New Philadelphia), Drake Neilson (Indian Valley) and Shelby Spencer (Carrollton) in TeamWorks; Matthew Evans (Indian Valley) in Criminal Justice; Chase Bryant (Newcomerstown) in Welding; and Derrick Dunlap (Indian Valley) in Carpentry.

Bronze winners include Avery Guttu (New Philadelphia) in Job Interview, Tori Specht (Indian Valley) in Advertising Design, Kirk McDonald (Tusky Valley) in CNC Milling, Jerryca Erwin- Renicker (Conotton Valley) in Job Skill Demo Open, Colten Cox (Tusky Valley) in Auto Refinishing Technology and Chance Schaar (Carrollton) in Diesel Equipment Technology.

Other Buckeye Career Center students who received direct bids to state include Seth Best (Claymont) and Cole Hockenberry (Dover) in Power Equipment Technology; Lacey Davis (Newcomerstown), Hannah Romeo (Carrollton) and Ashlynn Meuhlen (Claymont) in Promotional Bulletin Board; Hayden Dixon (Claymont) and Zane Farrell (Newcomerstown) in Robotics; Lacey Griffith (QDA), Blake Yoder (Garaway) and Dart Ross (Dover) in Community Service; Francisco Mendoza (New Philadelphia) in HVAC-R; Nathan Mizer (New Philadelphia) and Brandon Sickels (New Philadelphia) in Motorcycle; Jadin Palek (Dover) in Technical Drafting; Lynette Palmer (Conotton Valley) in Pin Design; Clay Shaw (Indian Valley) in TeamWorks; Riley Sramcik (Claymont) in Customer Service; and Nanami Whitman (Claymont) in Architectural Drafting.

In addition BCC graphic arts senior Tommy Crawley (Dover) designed the winning banner that will represent the Ohio chapter at nationals. His banner was chosen from over 700 entries. He will receive a cash reward and be recognized at state. This is the fifth-consecutive year a BCC student design has been selected to represent Ohio.

These students will compete at the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships April 7-8 in Columbus. Gold medal winners will advance to the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference June 22-27 in Louisville, Kentucky. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

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