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CTC Power Sports Students Awarded Medals at SkillsUSA Competition

posted Apr 19, 2016, 11:10 AM by Jennifer Gaffke

On April 8-10, 2016, students from the Wexford-Missaukee Career Technical Center competed at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.   They represented their programs, communities, and schools with outstanding professionalism, work ethic, and demeanor. 

Power Sports and Equipment:

Ricky Webster (Pine River HS) – Gold Medal in Motorcycle Service

Jason Lowes (Marion HS) – Gold Medal in Power Equipment

Kyler Eisenga (McBain HS) – Silver Medal in Motorcycle Service

Shane Richey (McBain HS) – Silver Medal in Marine Service

Tyler Wing (Pine River HS) – Bronze Medal in Marine Service

These students were awarded over $45,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education. 

SkillsUSA is a nationally recognized career and technical student organization (CTSO) that helps prepare high school students for careers in trade, technical, and skilled occupations.  A CTSO is an integral part of a CTC program by encouraging the development of leadership skills, occupational skills, knowledge and abilities.