Dunwoody College of Technology students performed well again this year in the SkillsUSA Minnesota Contest held last weekend at various locations in the Twin Cities, including the Dunwoody campus.
Overall, 20 Dunwoody students competed in nine contests, including Architectural Drafting, Automotive Service Technology, Automotive Refinishing, Collision Repair Technology, Electrical Construction Wiring, Industrial Motor Control, Related Technical Math, Web Design and Welding.
Students medaled in five of the contests, with five in first place, two in second place and two in third place.
The following are the medal winners:
Architectural Drafting – Advisor: Paul Strother
1st Place: James Matthes
2nd Place: Chris Herd
3rd Place: Celina Nelson
Web Design – Advisor: Kevin Wendt
1st Place Team: Ryan Blaha & Eric Lorentzen
2nd Place: Joshua Eastwood & Nhia Yang
3rd Place: Casey Cross & Andrew Kinniburgh
Collision Repair – Advisors: Bruce Graffunder & Allan Zimney
1st Place: Benjamin Meister
Automotive Refinishing – Advisors: Bruce Graffunder & Allan Zimney
1st Place: Harrison Reget
Related Technical Math – Advisor: Polly Friendshuh
1st Place: Matthew Shevich
The National competition will take place June 22 – 26 in Louisville, Ky.
For more information about SkillsUSA Minnesota, visit www.mnskillsusa.org.