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SkillsUSA students take on the region

by | Mar 2, 2016 | Education

From Staff Reports

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Wylie East High School sent 17 SkillsUSA students to participate in the district competition recently at the Texas State Technical College in Waco. There were 658 Career and Technical Education students who participated in 146 different projects, leadership and skills competitions. Wylie East students entered four projects and competed in six of the competitions, receiving superior ratings on all projects, including a Best of Show rating, and six medals in their competitions. All seventeen students will advance to the state level of competition in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 31.

Sara Johnson and Mauricio Ruiz entered a criminal justice display panel, which demonstrated a criminal justice topic. Both students received a superior rating; Mauricio received Best in Show.

Shelana Arif received a superior rating in the Advertising Design contest. The contest requires the student to make contact with a client and develop an advertising design campaign, including a final design of a logo for the client.

Cheyanne Voelker entered an Employment Portfolio, which outlines the job application process. She received a superior rating.

Afrida Tasnim took first place in the Tele-Communication Network Cabling contest.

Jerry Okonkwo received first place in the Employment Application Process contest. Jerry created a personal portfolio and participated in a job interview.

For full story see The Wylie News at http://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx.

Wylie East High School student Haley Proctor was recently elected as a 2016-'17 District Officer for SkillsUSA Texas District 5, along with McKenna Steiner and Afrida Tasnim.

Wylie East High School student Haley Proctor was recently elected as a 2016-’17 District Officer for SkillsUSA Texas District 5, along with McKenna Steiner and Afrida Tasnim.

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