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Idaho State University SkillsUSA students compete at state competition

Posted April 14, 2011

Idaho State University College of Technology SkillsUSA Chapter members recently returned from the SkillsUSA state leadership and skills conference in Boise. Competitors representing high schools and colleges from throughout the state competed in more than forty competitions.

The following ISU chapter members received medals at the state competition. Gold medal winners will travel to Kansas City, Mo., in June to represent ISU at the national competition.

Aircraft - Aviation Maintenance:
Gold – Abraham Whiting
Silver – Jason Ridenour & Dell Durrant
Bronze – Robert Franks

CNC Milling:
Gold – Jake Jackson

Precision Machining:
Silver – Jared Cotter

Automotive Service:
Gold – Keith Zitterkopf

Related Technical Math:
Silver - Keith Zitterkopf

ACRR - Quiz Bowl:
Silver – Sergio Oblea, Autumn Mason, Jeff Lane, Darren Webb, Hollie Wood

ITS – PC Repair:
Gold - Brady Anderson
Silver – Brian Hunt

Job Interview:
Silver - Spencer Sessions

SkillsUSA is a national organization which provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.  It builds and enforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills, emphasizing total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work.  SkillsUSA also promotes an understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.

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