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September 23, 2018

Oswego County BOCES students place in top three in 22 SkillsUSA Regional Competitions


Students from Oswego County BOCES’ Burton Ramer Technical Career Center were awarded medals in 22 separate competitions during the SkillsUSA Section II Regional Competition held at State University of New York at Morrisville on Friday, February 15.

Students from Oswego County BOCES traveled to compete in the Section II SkillsUSA Regional Competition where they brought home medals in twenty-two separate events. The annual competition gave students from 16 area participating centers the opportunity to compete against one another in timed technical, trade and leadership contests.

Students from Oswego County BOCES traveled to compete in the Section II SkillsUSA Regional Competition where they brought home medals in twenty-two separate events. The annual competition gave students from 16 area participating centers the opportunity to compete against one another in timed technical, trade and leadership contests.

The annual competition gave students from 16 area participating centers the opportunity to compete against one another in timed technical, trade and leadership contests.

First place gold medals were awarded to the following students for these contests: Quiz Bowl – Austin Smith (Phoenix); Steven McDougall (Fulton); Maggie Charlebois (Oswego); Jordan Breckheimer (Phoenix); and Donny O’Bryan (Fulton); Nursing Assistant – Jennifer Wells (Mexico); Advertising Design – Christopher Darling (Phoenix); Collision Repair – Jacob Baker (Fulton); Computer Maintenance Technology – Nelson Leach (Fulton); Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) – Alyssa Snyder (Sandy Creek); Steven Stonecypher (Central Square); and Karleigh Stuckey (Sandy Creek); and Floral Design: Corinne Congdon (Central Square).

Floral Design competition sweep! Students from Oswego County BOCES swept the Floral Design competition at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition. Pictured left to right are: Corinne Congdon, gold medal winner; Ashley Emmons, silver medal winner; and Kristin Artel, bronze medal winner.

Floral Design competition sweep! Students from Oswego County BOCES swept the Floral Design competition at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition. Pictured left to right are: Corinne Congdon, gold medal winner; Ashley Emmons, silver medal winner; and Kristin Artel, bronze medal winner.

Second place silver medals were awarded to the following students for these contests: First Aid/CPR – Jonathan Przepiora (Hannibal); Related Technical Math – Kyle Norton (Oswego); Carpentry – Robert Miller (Fulton); Collision Repair – Brandon Furlon (Fulton); Computer Maintenance Technology – Perrin Ogden (Fulton); Floral Design – Ashley Emmons (Mexico); Internetworking – Robert Janey (Oswego); Masonry – Corey Reff (Sandy Creek); Nail Care – Chelsea Monroe (Hannibal); and Photography – Cheyenne Hier (Central Square).

Third place bronze medals were awarded to the following students for these contests: Carpenter’s Assistant – Vince Hall; Floral Design – Kristin Hartel (Fulton); Internetworking – Justin Watson (APW); and Precision Heavy Equipment – Cody Dolan (Mexico). The Early Childhood Education team also received a bronze medal for Promotional Bulletin Board.

Medal winners from Oswego County BOCES pose with their awards following the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held at SUNY Morrisville. Students from OCB earned medals in twenty-two separate competitions.

Medal winners from Oswego County BOCES pose with their awards following the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held at SUNY Morrisville. Students from OCB earned medals in twenty-two separate competitions.

OCB students will go on to compete in the upcoming SkillsUSA State Competition in Syracuse on April 24, 25, and 26 at the New York State Fairgrounds.

SkillsUSA is a national organization that provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.

It emphasizes total quality at work-high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.

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