Tech High students to compete

March 11, 2009

Washington County Technical High School will be represented by a large contingent of students participating in the Maryland State SkillsUSA competition Saturday, March 21, at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Listed below are the 69 students and their categories of competition:

Leadership Development Contests

Action Skills - Daniel Stanley, Rebecca Hose

Extemporaneous Speaking - Heaven Burkhammer

Job Skill Demonstration A - Derek Bish, Tiffany Souders, Reba Morris

Job Skill Demonstration Open - Angelica Hardy

Quiz Bowl (teams of 5 - 7 students) - Thomas Bowers, Anthony Burt, Benjamin Baker, Sara Martens, Patrick Perini

Occupationally Related Contests

Entrepreneurship (teams of 4 students) - Brittany Hult, Jared Helser, Matt Price, Trevor Fitz

Medical Math - Julie Miller, Christine Kantner, Carrie Loveless

Related Technical Math - Tyler Morris

Skilled and Technical Sciences Contests

Carpentry - Andrew Houser


Nurse Assisting - Kyesha Davis

Health Knowledge Bowl (teams of four students) - Stephanie Johnson, Briana Ciampo, Dakota Edleblute and Jessica Elliot; Jessica Weckesser, Victor Pekar, Stephanie Hart and Elizabeth Sharpe

Medical Terminology - Nick Harbaugh, Angelina Stella, Kati Watkins, Staci Hart, Christine Johnson

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio - Katie Coffman

Computer Maintenance Technology - Conrad Graybill

Architectural Drafting - Diana Escobar

Engineering Technology - Denis Mitchell, Brendan Kloos, William Kern

Residential Wiring - Josh Shives

Advertising Design - Ashley Johnson, Jennifer Welch, Sarah Cibula

Web Design (teams of 2 students) - Nathan Caudle, Julie Benningfield

Photography - Lindsay Deal, Victoria Mills, Mikhaela Pozhoga

Culinary Arts - Rebecca Junkins, Nicklas Kendle, Jessica Berry

Cake Decorating - Cassandra Poole

Preschool Teaching Assistant - Ashley Willingham, Ashley Latona, Jocelyn Kline

Cosmetology - Magdala Pierre, Shelby Lewis, Anna Hoover

Nail Care - Mary Kate Martin, Caroline Rhodes

Models (for Nail Care) - Amanda Yost, Kayla Holland

Job Interview - Katherine Mittag

Collision Repair Technology - Dustin Horchner, Chris Hornbaker

Automotive Refinishing Technology - Bobby Bowers, Ben Madison

The National SkillsUSA competition is June 21 to 26 in Kansas City. SkillsUSA is an organization that serves high school and college students who are preparing for careers in skilled technical and service occupations. The organization includes teachers and business professionals.

For more information about the competition and the Tech High participants, contact SkillsUSA adviser Marjorie Kellman at 301-766-8050.

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